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LOCAL NEWS

County Board Approves Amendment To Zoning Ordinance

In their meeting this week the Bond County Board approved a recommendation from the county Zoning Board of Appeals to amend the county’s zoning...

Council Expected To Vote On Occupancy Permit Ordinance

After receiving public comments about the subject on multiple occasions, the Greenville City Council is expected to take as vote on an occupancy permit...

Unit Two Board Personnel Action

The Bond County Unit 2 school board took action on personnel items during Monday’s March meeting. The board approved a reduction in force motion for...

Indictments Issued In Alleged Alien Smuggling Near New Baden

An alleged alien smuggling enterprise has been disrupted in the Southern District of Illinois. A Guatemalan citizen has been indicted for allegedly smuggling 13...

Working To Raise Colorectal Cancer Awareness

In recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland encourages the community to learn more about colorectal cancer and their screening...

SPORTS

Panthers Recognized By SLIAC

Greenville University’s Courtney Blaser has been recognized as the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Tennis Player of the Week. Blaser, a junior from Moline,...

University Teams Spent Spring Break Down South

Sports teams from Greenville University spent spring break last week playing in the south. The men’s and women’s tennis teams were in South Carolina. ...

GHS Track Update

Members of the Greenville High School boys track team recently participated in an indoor meet at Eastern Illinois University at Charleston. Isaac Green finished 8th...

Three Straight Wins For Baseball Comets

The Greenville Comets varsity baseball team has started the season with three straight wins after defeating Metro East Lutheran 6 to 0 Monday. Brock...

OBITUARIES

Melany Dawn Dopson

Melany Dawn Dopson, age 52 of Greenville, passed away Friday, March 15, 2019 at her home in Greenville. There will be no formal services,...

Mary L. Shepard

Mary L. Shepard, age 80, of Greenville, IL passed away Monday, March 18, 2019 at Greenville Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will...

Arthur G. Henken

Arthur G. Henken, age 87 of Carlyle, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese, IL on Sunday, March 17, 2019. Mr. Henken was...

Bernard O. Feldt

Bernard O. Feldt, age 82, of Trenton, died Sunday, March 17, 2019 at Faith Care Center in Highland. He was born September 15, 1936 in...

Lowell G. Wells

Lowell G. Wells, 90, of Mulberry Grove, IL passed away at 9:11am, Saturday, March 16, 2019 at Greenville Nursing and Rehab Center. A Funeral Service...

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