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LOCAL NEWS

New President & CEO at HSHS Holy Family Hospital

Hospital Sisters Health System has named a new president and chief executive officer for HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville. Kelly Sager will begin her...

Quick Acting Students & Staff Help Choking GES Student

A fifth grade student at Greenville Elementary school had a scare earlier this week. GES Principal Eric Swingler told WGEL a student had...

BCSWCD Directors Re-Elected

A good crowd attended the annual Bond County Soil and Water Conservation District annual meeting last Friday. Two directors were re-elected to the board. ...

Greenville Police Department January Activity Report

The January Greenville Police Department Activity report shows there was one misdemeanor, one person wanted on a warrant, and 11 traffic violations. Officers...

GHS FFA Section Proficiency Winners

Congratulations to the following FFA Section Proficiency Winners: Chad Stearns in Ag Mechanics Repair and Maintenance Dawson Graber in Ag Services Taylor Huels in Dairy Production Cole Wall...

SPORTS

Record Lady Comets Season Ends Thursday

An outstanding season came to an end Thursday night for the Greenville Lady Comets. At Hillsboro, the Hilltoppers defeated Greenville 59-56 to advance to the...

Lady Comets In Sectional Championship

The Greenville Lady Comets are in the Class 2A basketball Sweet 16 after winning at the Hillsboro Sectional Monday night. The Lady Comets beat Petersburg...

Comets Are Conference Champions

The Greenville Comets repeated as South Central Conference champions with a come-from-behind win at Litchfield Tuesday night. It was a 22-point turnaround in the second...

Tough Loss For Aces Tuesday

The Mulberry Grove Aces lost a tough one Tuesday night at Marissa/Coulterville. After trailing by three at halftime, the Aces were edged 39-38. Mulberry Grove’s final...

Lady Comets Win At Sectional

The Greenville Lady Comets are in the Class 2A basketball Sweet 16 after winning at the Hillsboro Sectional Monday night. The Lady Comets beat...

OBITUARIES

Qwinton M. Shackleford

Qwinton M. “Turtle” Shackleford, Sr. age 27 of Centralia, passed away in Centralia on Sunday, February 10, 2019. Mr. Shackleford was born...

Carolyn L. Spradling

Carolyn L. Spradling, age 76, of Greenville, IL passed away Saturday, February 9, 2019 at Greenville Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will...

Alvin C. “Al” Mourlam

Alvin C. “Al” Mourlam, age 86, of Breese, died Sunday, February 10, 2019 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville. He was born February 21, 1932 in...

Mary K Schroeter

Mary K Schroeter, age 86 of Troy, IL, died Thursday, February 07, 2019, at Memorial Hospital East in Shiloh, IL. She was born on July...

Thomas G. Warnecke

Thomas G. Warnecke, age 63 of Highland, IL, died Wednesday, February 06, 2019, at his residence. He was born on September 16, 1955, in Highland,...

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