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LOCAL NEWS

Cannabis Referendum To Appear On Ballot

Recreational cannabis was a major discussion for the Greenville City Council at Tuesday night’s meeting and the council made some decisions. Placing an advisory referendum...

Crimestoppers Seek Tips In Two Cases

Crimestoppers is seeking information on two cases currently under investigation. The first is a burglary that occurred sometime between the evening hours of December 10th...

GHS IL State Scholars

Eight senior students at Greenville High School have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars. They are Chloe Beckert, Elijah Borwick, Sarah Brannon, Abbigale Brunk, Jolie...

Mulberry Grove Student Named State Scholar

A Mulberry Grove High School senior has earned the honor of being an Illinois State Scholar. Christa Barenfanger was recently announced as a state scholar. The...

City Holiday Lights Contest

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce is once again sponsoring a residential holiday lights contest in Greenville. The “Brighten The Night” contest is open to all...

SPORTS

Comets On The Road This Weekend

The Greenville Comets are on the road this weekend. The basketball Comets will play a South Central Conference game at Carlinville Friday night and go...

Blue Jays Sweep Vandalia

The Greenville Junior High boys’ basketball teams won games at Vandalia Tuesday night. The eighth grade Blue Jays grabbed a 38-29 victory. Leading scorers...

Freshman Girls Top Wood River

The Greenville High School basketball freshman girls rolled to a 50-13 win over Wood River Tuesday night. The Lady Comets led by 28 after the...

Lady Comets Even Their Record

The varsity Greenville High School girls’ basketball team evened its record at 4-4 Tuesday night with a win at Carlyle. The Lady Comets defeated Carlyle...

OBITUARIES

Homer B. Gum

Homer B. Gum, age 79 of Keyesport, passed away at Memorial Hospital in Belleville on Wednesday, December 11, 2019. Mr. Gum was born on July...

Norma “Annie” Booth,

Norma “Annie” Booth, 89, of Sorento, IL, passed away at 5:20 p.m. on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at Hillsboro Rehabilitation & Health Care Center. Annie...

William L. “Bill” Kircher

William L. "Bill" Kircher, age 67 of Pocahontas, IL, died Monday, December 09, 2019, at his residence. He was born on December 26, 1951, in...

Anton C. Koberczky

Anton C. Koberczky, age 83 of Highland, IL, died Sunday, December 08, 2019, at Greenville Nursing and Rehab Center in Greenville, IL. He was born...

Carla M. Knackstedt

Carla M. Knackstedt, age 55, of Highland passed away on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at her residence surrounded by her loving family. Carla was...

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