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LOCAL NEWS

Greenville Man Hurt In Accident Friday

A one-vehicle accident, east of the city Friday afternoon, injured a Greenville man. Illinois State Police reported the driver, Scott Wharton, age 58, was flown...

New Trial Date For Clinton County Murder Case

The murder trial date for Valentin Navarro-Lopez of Breese has been changed in Clinton County Circuit Court. The action was taken at the request of...

GU Announces Financial Aid Initiative

Greenville University is announcing a financial aid package that covers the cost of tuition for all qualified in-state students. Illinois Allegiance highlight’s the institution’s...

KC Fall 2022 Dean’s List

Congratulations to the full- and part-time students on the Kaskaskia College Dean’s List for the fall 2022 semester. The Dean’s List includes full-time students who...

Storm Spotter Training February 7

Bond County area residents are invited to a National Weather Service storm spotter training session next month. It will be Tuesday, February 7 from 6:30...

SPORTS

GU Women’s Gymnastics Records First Victory

In a battle of two first year NCAA Division III women’s gymnastics teams, the Greenville University women’s squad recorded its first victory in school...

Jays In Eighth Grade Regional

The eighth grade Greenville Blue Jays opened basketball regional play Saturday with a win, then were defeated in the semifinal round. Playing in the...

JV Lady Comets Win

The Greenville High School junior varsity girls’ basketball team grabbed a victory Saturday night at Christ Our Rock Lutheran. The final score was 29-21. The Lady...

GU Women Defeat Eureka

A win for the Greenville University basketball women this past weekend sets a big game this Wednesday at home. The Lady Panthers topped Eureka 79-58...

GU Men Beat Eureka

Greenville University’s mens basketball squad notched a home victory Saturday afternoon at home. The Panthers led by five at halftime and ended with a 124-116...

OBITUARIES

Carolyn Haas

Carolyn Haas, age 85 of Greenville, passed away Monday, January 30, 2023, at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, Illinois. There will be a private...

Betty J. Farley

Betty J. Farley, 79, of Pocahontas, IL, passed away, Thursday, January 26, 2023, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon, IL, with her husband and...

Juanita Jean Evans

Juanita Jean Evans, 88 of Carlyle, died on Sunday, January 29, 2023, with family at her side. She was born on February 3, 1934, in...

David H. Nettemeier

David H. Nettemeier, age 80, of Aviston, passed away on Sunday, January 29, 2023, at his home surrounded by loved ones. He was born...

Dennis A. “Denny” Loepker

Dennis A. “Denny” Loepker, age 88, of Germantown, passed away Saturday, January 28, 2023 at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese surrounded by his...