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LOCAL NEWS

Davis To Be Inaugurated As 13th GU President

Another major event in the history of Greenville University occurs Friday, October 29. Suzanne Davis will be inaugurated as the 13th president of the institution...

Trunk Or Treat Returns to Downtown Greenville

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce’s Trunk-Or-Treat event is returning to downtown Greenville. It is scheduled for Thursday, October 28, and once again a large turnout...

County Board Discusses Cyberliability

The Bond County Board was visited Tuesday night by an agent from one of its insurance carriers. Kevin Kern from Snedecker Risk Management reported things...

Greenville FFA Second In Section Contests

The Greenville FFA Agriculture Sales Team placed 2nd at the Section 19 Agriculture Sales Contest in Brownstown. The whole team made the top 10...

Greenville Knights Of Columbus Elects New Officers

The Greenville Knights of Columbus Council #11707 has recently elected new officers. Jim Pollman is now the grand knight with Kent Thole, deputy grand knight;...

SPORTS

Walker Photography Pics Of Friday’s Big Win

Thanks to Bill Walker at Walker Photography for sharing these great shots from Friday's big football win over Vandalia!

Victories For Lay Jays Basketball

The Greenville Junior High girls’ basketball teams grabbed victories over Pana last week at home. The eighth grade Lady Blue Jays pulled out a 34-31...

Lady Comets Volleyball Falls At Home

The Greenville Lady Comets volleyball teams lost home matches to Pana last Thursday. The varsity GHS girls fell 9-25, 15-25. Ava Curry and Tessa Neely served...

High School Football Playoff Pairings Announced

The Illinois High School Association announced its football playoff pairings Saturday night. Area teams in the playoffs include Greenville, Breese Central Breese Mater Dei, Vandalia,...

Comets End the Regular Season On A High Note

The Greenville Comets saved their best for the final regular season football game on Friday night at Vandalia Needing a win for a chance...

OBITUARIES

Deb Keserauskis

Retired Greenville Police Sgt. Deb Keserauskis will be honored as she is brought back to Greenville, to the Donnell - Wiegand Funeral Home from...

Roxanne Marie Nordike

Roxanne Marie Nordike, age 73, of Bowling Green, KY, formerly of Carlyle, passed away on Saturday, October 23, 2021, at the Medical Center of...

May L. Bohnenstiehl

May L. Bohnenstiehl, age 91 of Highland, IL, died Thursday, October 21, 2021, at her home, Highland, IL. She was born on Friday, March 14,...

Charles Owens

Charles Pelham Owens, 84, of Greenville, IL, passed away Tuesday, October 19, 2021, surrounded by his family at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis,...

Deborah A. Weis

Deborah A. Weis, 60, of Highland, IL, passed away Wednesday, October 20, 2021, at her home. She was born March 7, 1961 to Robert and...