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LOCAL NEWS

Upcoming Rt. 140 Bridge Work

A warning sign is flashing messages near the intersection of Fourth Street and College Avenue in Greenville, warning motorists of delays that may occur...

Early Voting Underway

Bond County Clerk Meg Sybert reports early voting began Thursday at her office for the spring election. Registered voters can appear at the office, Monday...

Ag In The Classroom Game App Available

Ag In The Classroom has a new game available that can be accessed through your Internet device. Bond County Ag In The Classroom Executive Director...

New Name & Events For Employment Support Group

Last year’s Bond County Employment Support Group is now known as SMARTworks Job Seekers, according to Elizabeth Sargis, a founder and leader of...

ISP “Move Over” Enforcement

Illinois State Police will conduct statewide enforcement details over the next several weeks to enforce violations of the Move Over Law or Scott’s Law,...

SPORTS

Aces Basketball Falls To Father McGivney

The Mulberry Grove basketball Aces were defeated Tuesday night at Father McGivney. The final score was 64-27. Mulberry Grove lost its first game of the season...

MGJH Volleyball Victorious Over Sorento

In junior high action earlier this week, the Mulberry Grove girls’ volleyball teams recorded victories over Sorento. The eighth graders won 25-12, 25-10. Coach Heidi Tarasuik...

First SCC Loss For Lady Comets Basketball

The Greenville Lady Comets travelled to Hillsboro Wednesday night and were handed their first South Central Conference loss of the season. Hillsboro won 53-50. GHS made...

GU Women 1 & 0 In SLIAC

Greenville University’s women’s basketball team is 1-0 in the St, Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference after beating Webster Wednesday evening 71-66. Emily Reinneck had a big...

First Basketball Win For GU Men

The Greenville University Panthers grabbed their first win of the basketball season Wednesday night. After losing their first seven games, the local men were at...

OBITUARIES

Wayne R. “Dick” Braye

Wayne R. “Dick” Braye age 77 formerly of Greenville passed away in his home in Venice Florida on February 13 2021. A grave site...

John “Jack” Kersey

John "Jack" Kersey, age 93 of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at his home in Greenville. Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m....

Kristine A. Hickerson

Kristine A. Hickerson, age 77 of Greenville, passed away at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Illinois on Saturday night, February 20, 2021 Funeral services will...

Marian E. Korte

Marian E. Korte, 73, of Highland, IL, passed away on Thursday, February 18, 2021 at Highland Healthcare Center. She was born November 16, 1947, in...

Ronald E. Hoover

Ronald E. Hoover, 77, of Edwardsville, died Sunday, February 21, 2021 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. He was born August 1, 1943 in Harrisburg,...

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