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LOCAL NEWS

ISP Release Video In Montgomery Co. Officer Involved Shooting

The Illinois State Police Division of Internal Investigation continues its investigation into an officer involved shooting in Litchfield. On November 24, Litchfield Police...

KC Board Acts On Vandalia Art Gallery Project

At its November meeting, the Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees took action on the Vandalia Art Gallery project at the Vandalia campus. Trustees approved FMG...

Project Parenting Reading Night

A holiday-themed family reading night is being provided by Bond County Project Parenting. Everyone will be on Google Meet, and they are urged to wear...

Senator Plummer To Hold Youth Advisory Council Fall Meeting

Senator Jason Plummer of the Illinois 54th District will host his Youth Advisory Council Fall Meeting on Monday, December 5, from 10:00 a.m. –...

Carlyle Lake Water Control Public Meeting

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has announced plans for a public workshop to be held at 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 12, 2022,...

SPORTS

Lady Comets Win At Gillespie

The Greenville Lady Comets evened their season record at 3-3 with a 61-36 win at Gillespie Thursday night. Greenville High jumped out to a 9-0...

Comets Lose Wednesday Night

The Greenville Comets and Hillsboro Hiltoppers matched up Wednesday night at the Kaskaskian Classic in Carlyle. The Comets led after the opening quarter, but couldn’t...

Basketball Jays Top Hillsboro

Both Greenville Junior High boys’ basketball teams won at home Tuesday night over Hillsboro. The eighth grade Blue Jays posted a 36-22 victory, scoring half...

County Teams Lose In Regional

Semifinal games were played Tuesday night in the IESA Class 8-1A regional in Carrollton, and neither Bond County school was able to pick up...

OBITUARIES

Roger D. Bannister

Roger D. Bannister, 82, of Highland, IL, passed away, Wednesday, November 30, 2022, at home with his family by his side. He was born February...

Darrell Durr

Darrell Durr, age 55 of St. Peter, Illinois, passed away at his home with his son and family at 4:08 a.m. Tuesday, November 29,...

Genevieve “Genny” June Ennen

Genevieve "Genny" June Ennen, age 95 of Smithboro, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, November 29, 2022, at her daughter's home in Maryville, Illinois. Funeral service will...

Harold L. Ross

Harold L. Ross, 90, of Beecher City, IL passed away on Monday, November 28, 2022 at St. Anthony’s Hospital in Effingham. Per Harold’s wishes, cremation...

Irma J. Landolt

Irma J. Landolt, 92, of Greenville, IL, passed away on Sunday, November 27, 2022, at her home. She was born to Harold S. and...