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LOCAL NEWS

Deceased Male Found In Vehicle On I-70

Fayette County Coroner David Harris reports that he was dispatched Saturday evening regarding an individual who was found deceased in a vehicle at mile...

Flags At Half Staff For Bob Dole & Pearl Harbor Day

US Senator, World War II vet, and previous presidential candidate Bob Dole passed away on Sunday. President Joe Biden has ordered American flags to...

Christmas Card Day At Greenville Public Library

‘Tis the season to send holiday greetings and the Greenville Public Library is helping residents by inviting them to visit and make their own...

Bond County Board To Meet Tuesday Morning

The next meeting of the Bond County Board is Tuesday, December 7 at 9 a.m. in the Bond County Courthouse. Topics on the agenda include...

Greenville Board of Adjustments To Meet

The Greenville Board of Adjustments has a special meeting Tuesday, December 7 at 6 p.m. in the municipal building. The board will conduct a public...

SPORTS

GU Indoor Track Successes

The Greenville University women’s and men’s track teams participated in indoor meets at Illinois Wesleyan in Bloomington last Saturday. Leading the Lady Panthers was Cayden...

Lady Panthers Win At Home

Greenville University’s women’s basketball team has extended its winning streak to six games. Playing at home Saturday, the Lady Panthers defeated Knox College 72-55. GU jumped...

Kaskaskian Classic All Tourney Team Announced

The week-long Kaskaskian Classic boys’ basketball tournament ended Saturday with the all-tournament team being announced. Greenville had one member, junior Landen Moss. ...

INTERVIEW: Lady Jays Coach Gina Allen

The eighth grade girls basketball team at Greenville Junior High won a regional championship Friday night at Litchfield. The team returned home and was escorted...

Lady Blue Jays Win The Regional Basketball Championship

The Greenville Junior High eighth grade girls basketball team is a regional champion. Friday night in Litchfield, the Lady Blue Jays won the Class 8-3A...

OBITUARIES

Thomas E. Keen Jr

Thomas E. Keen Jr (TJ), age 41, of New Baden, passed away on Friday, December 3, 2021 in New Baden. He was born in...

Martha Ellen “Marti” Thompson

Martha Ellen “Marti” Thompson, 100, of Vandalia, IL passed away at 6:00 AM, Friday, December 03, 2021 at SBL Fayette County Hospital Long Term...

Betty Ruth Cornwall

Betty Ruth Cornwall, age 84 of Keyesport, died at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon on Friday, December 3, 2021. Mrs. Cornwall was born in...

Roy R. Paulsmeyer

Roy R. Paulsmeyer, age 68, of Hoffman passed away on Saturday, December 4, 2021, at his home surrounded by his loving family. He was...

Ruth Marie Richison

Ruth Marie Richison, age 92, of Hoffman passed away on Thursday, December 2, 2021 at the Carlyle Healthcare Center. She was born in Hoffman...