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LOCAL NEWS

Charges Filed In Friday Incident

Charges have been filed against a woman, whose last known address was Keyesport, in connection with a disturbance in Greenville Friday night. The...

Garage Destroyed, Home Damaged In Greenville Fire

Fire personnel from the Greenville, Mulberry Grove, and Shoal Creek Fire Protection Districts responded to a structure fire in the 300 block of Prairie...

Unit Two Meal Adjustment

Bond County Unit 2 has made another adjustment for distribution of meals to students 18 years of age and under. Meals will now be distributed...

Greenville PD Welcomes New Officer

The Greenville Board of Police Commissioners met Monday morning and hired a new police officer. Katelyn Lucia from Highland was appointed to the Greenville Police...

Vandalia Distillery Switches From Whiskey To Hand Sanitizer

Witness Distillery, located in Vandalia, is scheduled to open to the public this fall. But they’ve been producing whiskey and other distilled spirits...

SPORTS

Hallemann Selected For All-Star Game

Greenville High School Senior Megan Hallemann is an all-star basketball player. She was selected to play in the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association 1A-2A all-star game...

GU Basketball National Leaders

They’ve done it again. For the fifth consecutive season, the Greenville College men’s basketball team has led all collegiate basketball teams in scoring. The Panthers, who...

GU Leads All Schools On All-Academic Team

Greenville University led all schools in the number of students on the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference winter all-academic team. Twenty-nine G.U. students were honored....

GU Cheerleaders Finish 5th, Dance Team 8th

The Greenville University cheer and dance teams turned in excellent performances at last month’s USA Collegiate Championships in California. The cheer team finished fifth nationally...

OBITUARIES

Alberta L. Nottmeyer

Alberta L. Nottmeyer, age 92 of Hoffman, passed away at the Carlyle Healthcare Center on Monday, April 6, 2020. Mrs. Nottmeyer was born on April...

Emilie M. Cuthrell

Emilie M. Cuthrell, 96, of Millersburg, passed away Saturday, April 4, 2020, at Montgomery Nursing and Rehab in Hillsboro. There will be no services...

Eugene E. “Butch” Buehne

Eugene E. “Butch” Buehne, age 86, of St. Rose passed away Sunday, April 5, 2020 at Aviston Countryside Manor. He was born March 3, 1934...

Paul J. Bohn

Paul J. Bohn, age 87 of Highland, IL, died Monday, April 06, 2020, at Faith Care Center in Highland, IL. He was born on Thursday,...

Lois Jean Hope

Lois Jean Hope, age 87 of Carlyle, passed away at Memorial Hospital in Belleville on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Mrs. Hope was born in Jersey...

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