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LOCAL NEWS

House Fire In Keyesport

Keyesport Firefighters responded to a report of a house fire just after 12:30pm Friday on Irish Meadow Road. Keyesport Fire Chief Jim Golder...

Denzler Pleads To Murder

A Bond County woman entered a negotiated plea of guilty Friday in Bond County Circuit Court to killing Richard R. Blake, age 70, in...

Rhodes Arrested In Rural Butler

A wanted man in Montgomery County has been taken into custody. On Friday, February 21, at approximately 12:00 a.m., the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office received...

Influenza B Strain Hitting Harder & Earlier

For the first time in almost 30 years, the influenza B strain is more prevalent than influenza A, according to the U.S. Centers for...

Unit 2 Board Action On Contracts & Salaries

At its February meeting, the Bond County Unit 2 Board of Education took action on contracts and salaries for its superintendent and administrators. Wes Olson...

SPORTS

GU Basketball Teams Look To Post Season

The Greenville University women’s basketball team will play in the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Tournament for the sixth straight season next week, and...

Boys’ Basketball Scores From Friday

Greenville 61 Gillespie 43 Ramsey 60 Mulberry Grove 45 Litchfield 61 Hillsboro 60 Vandalia 70 Pana 66 (OT) Roxana 37 Staunton 24 Carlinville 56 Southwestern 54 Mater Dei 55 Granite...

Aces Head To Regional Monday

The Mulberry Grove Aces concluded their regular season Friday night with a 60-45 loss to Ramsey. The Aces are in the Altamont Class 1A Regional...

Comets End Regular Season With Win At Gillespie

The Greenville Comets stretched their winning streak to five with a victory at Gillespie Friday night. In the final game of the regular season, the...

INTERVIEW: Coach Cantrill From Saturday’s Sports Shop

With the regional starting Monday night at Roxana, the Greenville Comets enter with a five-game winning streak. This past week, the Comets celebrated senior night...

OBITUARIES

Carolyn V. Draper

Carolyn V. Draper, nee Detmer, age 76, of Breese, passed away Thursday, February 20, 2020 at Faith Care Center in Highland. She was born July...

Don Sautman

Don Sautman age 87 of Highland, formerly of Greenville and Carlyle, passed away at 2:49 p.m. Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Alton Memorial Hospital. Funeral...

Cecile L. “Ceil” Shelton

Cecile L. "Ceil" Shelton, age 80 of Highland, IL, died Monday, February 17, 2020, at her sister's residence in Glen Carbon, IL. She was born...

Maurice Hustedde

Maurice Hustedde, age 97 of Carlyle, passed away at Carlyle Healthcare Center on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. Mr. Hustedde was born on August 29, 1922,...

Maria “Mary” Griesbaum

Maria “Mary” Griesbaum, age 72, of New Baden, passed away Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at Clinton Manor Living Center in New Baden. She was born...

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