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LOCAL NEWS

Update On Greenville Daycare

Greenville has been without a children’s daycare for just over a year. At the Greenville Chamber of Commerce New Faces and State of the City...

Health Board Upgrades Sign, Hears Reports

In their most recent meeting, the Bond County Board of Health accepted a quote from Nevco for an upgrade to the health department’s sign,...

Voter Registration Cards Sent

Registered voters in Bond County have received or will receive new voter registration cards from Bond County Clerk Meg Sybert. She told WGEL her office...

County Board Makes Appointment & Referral To Building Commission

At a recent meeting of the Bond County Board, Rex Catron was appointed to the Bond County Public Building Commission. His term is...

Plummer Collecting Valentines For Seniors

Illinois State Senator Jason Plummer is hosting a valentine card drive for senior citizens. Plummer is asking students from public and private schools, church groups,...

SPORTS

GU Women Win At Eureka

The Greenville University Lady Panthers overcame a first half deficit to win Tuesday night at Eureka 79-64. GU trailed by eight after the first quarter...

Panthers Lose At Eureka

A second half rally fell short by the Greenville University Panthers Tuesday night at Eureka College. The Eureka Red Devils grabbed a 124 to 119...

Lady Comets Defeated At Central

A man-to-man full court pressure defense was too much for the Greenville Lady Comets Tuesday night at Breese Central. The Lady Cougars recorded a 55-20...

Comets Edged By Carlyle

Playing on their home court Tuesday night, the Greenville Comets were edged by Carlyle 45-43. The Indians were in front 17-15 at halftime. Top scorers in...

Knights Of Columbus Free Throw Contest

The Greenville Knights of Columbus is holding its annual Free Throw Championship Saturday, January 29 at Greenville high School. All boys and girls, ages 9...

OBITUARIES

Betty A. Gebke

Betty A. Gebke, age 83, of Bartelso, passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at her home. She was born June 7, 1938 in Belleville, daughter...

Bernice D. Poettker

Bernice D. Poettker, age 94, of Breese, and formerly of St. Rose and Aviston, passed away Wednesday, January 26, 2022 at The Villas at...

Dave Edwin Holden

Dave Edwin Holden, 60, died of an aortic dissection on January 17, 2022, at his home in Greenville, Illinois. Dave was born on October 11,...

Sandra J. Stack

Sandra J. Stack, age 79 of Elsah, IL, died Monday, January 24, 2022, at Alhambra Care Center in Alhambra, IL. She was born on Wednesday,...

Ruth M. Eyman

Ruth M. Eyman, age 89 of Edwardsville, IL, died Tuesday, January 25, 2022, at Edwardsville Nursing & Rehabilitation in Edwardsville, IL. She was born on...