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LOCAL NEWS

Lucky Pennies At Library May 23

The Greenville Public Library is having another special day this Thursday, May 23 and you can cash in! It’s called Lucky Penny Day. Library Director Jo...

Back To The Farm Cookout Friday

A cookout to benefit the Back To The Farm Program will be held Friday, featuring the cooking of Wes and Friends. Beth Marcoot, of Marcoot...

Weekly Crop Report w/ Joe Doll

Click below to hear the weekly crop report from WGEL's Farm Reporter, Joe Doll. You can also see more details in the material following.

Bradford National Bank Awards $18,000 In Scholarships

As part of their commitment to education, Bradford National Bank has once again supported school events and activities during the 2023/2024 school year. In May,...

Garden Club City Beautification Efforts

Greenville Garden Club members have been very busy this spring with beautification projects in the City of Greenville. Garden Club President Becky Pate said the...

SPORTS

Comet Double Pairs Playing At State

The Illinois State High School boys tennis state tournament opens Thursday in Northern Illinois, and Greenville High School has two doubles pairs in Class...

Park District Tennis Program Starts Soon

Local boys and girls are invited to participate in the Kingsbury Park District tennis program, which runs from June 3 through June 28. KPD Recreation...

KPD Offers Blue Jay Days Instruction

For the second year, the Kingsbury Park District is offering youngsters, entering first grade through eighth grade, instructions during what is being called Blue...

GU softball Team Ousted From NCAA Regional

The Greenville University softball women posted a school first by winning their opening NCAA Division III national tournament game at the Washington University Regional...

Unit 2 Junior High Track Athletes Compete At State

It was an exciting weekend for several Unit 2 junior high athletes as they participated in the Illinois Elementary School Association state track meet...

OBITUARIES

Leroy F. Eilering

Leroy F. Eilering, 79, of Lake St. Louis, MO, passed away Sunday, May 19, 2024 at his home. He was born January 16, 1945...

Alexis “ Lexi “ Nichole Willis

Alexis “ Lexi “ Nichole Willis, 18 year old daughter of Michael and Nichole ( Wiegard ) Willis of Pocahontas, IL. passed away Sunday...

Maurice G. “Mutz” Thien

Maurice G. "Mutz" Thien, 93, of Breese, passed away Tuesday, May 21, 2024 at Aviston Countryside Manor. He was born March 27, 1931 in...

Patricia Ann (Guinther) Towler

Patricia Ann (Guinther) Towler, 90, of Greenville, Il passed away Friday, May 17, 2024, at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese, IL. She was born...

Karen M. Mollett

Karen M. Mollett, age 74 of Chatham, Illinois, passed away at Springfield Memorial Hospital. Graveside services will be held Saturday, June 1, 2024 at Brown...