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LOCAL NEWS

FFA Auction Sets New Record

The Greenville FFA Chapter held their annual Work Auction Tuesday night as part of National FFA Week. WGEL’s Joe Doll was there and...

Personnel Action From Unit 2 Board Meeting

The Bond County Unit 2 school board took action on several personnel items at its meeting Tuesday night. All motions were unanimously approved. The retirement of...

Keyesport Fire Fighters Recognized

The Keyesport Fire Department held their annual banquet at Crossroads Restaurant Tuesday, February 19. Chad Vohlken received the Firefighter of the Year award and Kaylee...

Dudleyville Road Accident

A rural Greenville man escaped injury the night of February 14 in a single-vehicle accident on the Dudleyville Road near 8th Avenue. Tyler Sasse was...

GJHS Scholastic Bowl At Mater Dei Tournament

The Greenville Junior High Scholastic Bowl team competed at the Mater Dei Tournament on February 2. A 2-2 record in pool play in...

SPORTS

Aces Advance To Semifinals

The Mulberry Grove Aces advanced to the semifinals of the Odin Class 1A Regional with a 58-23 victory over Sandoval Tuesday evening. The win was...

Breese Mater Dei & Effingham In Sectional Championship

In the Class 3A girls sectional at Salem Tuesday night, Breese Mater Dei defeated Carterville 55-46 and Effingham beat Olney 57-35. Mater Dei and Effingham...

Girls Basketball Results

The team that knocked the Greenville Lady Comets out of the state tournament is in the Class 2A final four. Monday night at the Jacksonville...

Boys 2A Regionals Update

The semifinal opponent for the Greenville Comets was determined at the Southwestern Piasa Regional Monday night. Litchfield rolled past Gillespie 49-37. The Comets play...

Panthers In SLIAC Tourney

Webster University in St. Louis is host of this weekend’s St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Association’s post-season tournament. Greenville University is the second seed followed by...

OBITUARIES

Lottie Frank (Meyers) Layne

Lottie Frank (Meyers) Layne, 89, of Pocahontas, IL passed away on February 19, 2019 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was born...

Michael J. Buller

Michael J. Buller, age 69, of Breese, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. He was born December 28, 1949 in...

Leo H. Frerker

Leo H. Frerker, age 88, of Breese, died Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at Cedarhurst of Breese surrounded by his family. He was born August 20,...

John R. Henrichs

John R. Henrichs, age 91, of St. Rose, died Monday, February 18, 2019 at the Villas at St. James in Breese. He was born February...

Elsa Marie Ward

Elsa Marie Ward, age 82 of Carlyle, passed away at her home on Tuesday, February 19, 2019. Mrs. Ward was born in...

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