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LOCAL NEWS

Today’s Salute to Service Bond County Deputy Douglas Nicoson

Today we salute Bond County Deputy Douglas Nicoson.  Deputy Nicoson is a 2005 graduate from Greenville High School, and served in the Army from...

COVID-19 Variant Found In Bond County

The Bond County Health Department has received results from two separate COVID-19 positive individuals, indicating the presence of the B.1.1.7 variant, first identified in...

HSHS Hospitals Update Visitor Guidelines

Visitor restrictions put in place at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family Hospital Greenville have been updated due to...

Big Crowd Shows Up For AFHM Train Show

The seventh annual train show of the American Heritage Railroad drew a big crowd Saturday at the American Farm Heritage Museum. While it was hot...

Warm Night For Second Family Fun Friday

Downtown Greenville was buzzing with activities last Friday evening as the city hosted its second Family Fun Friday. A good crowd was in attendance, despite...

SPORTS

Comets To Play At Busch Friday

The Greenville Comets baseball team is scheduled to play Friday in Busch Stadium at St. Louis. Game time is 6 p.m. and the opponent will...

Wednesday Night Golf League Week 5 Results

Played on Wednesday, June 9th Current Standings Wed. Night League - After 5 Weeks of Play 1. Micks Auto Body 225...

Comets Fall In Title Game

The Greenville Comets turned in a valiant effort Monday in the championship game of their Class 2A baseball regional. Teutopolis, playing at home, claimed the...

Aces Softball & Baseball Results

The Mulberry Grove High School softball team opened regional action with a 12-2 victory earlier this week over Ramsey. The Aces lost in the next...

Baseball Comets Advance To Regional Title Game

The Greenville Comets have advanced to the regional title game of their Class 2A regional, after defeating Flora 13-8 Friday afternoon. Playing at Flora, the...

OBITUARIES

Claudette M. LaFrance

Claudette M. LaFrance, age 80, of Pocahontas, IL, died Friday, June 11, 2021 at her daughter’s residence in Greenville. A celebration of life will be...

Betty L. Steinmann

Betty L. Steinmann, age 86 of Worden, IL, died Monday, June 14, 2021, at Heritage Manor in Staunton, IL. She was born on Thursday, January...

Mary Carolyn Hoiles

Mary Carolyn Hoiles of Greenville, IL passed away suddenly at her home on December 28, 2020. She was 81 years old. A Celebration of Life...

Kevin J. Dulle

Kevin J. Dulle, age 62, of Wentzville, Missouri formerly of Albers passed away at Lake Regional Hospital in Osage Beach, Missouri on Friday, June...

Edna Hill

Edna Hill, age 91 of Carlyle, died at the Carlyle Healthcare Center on April 22, 2021. A memorial gathering will be held at the Carlyle...

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