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LOCAL NEWS

Part Of Tree Falls, Blocks Beaumont Avenue

It was a near miss for a Greenville woman when a large part of a tree broke off Monday afternoon and fell onto Beaumont...

Greenville Man Among 17 Arrested In South Carolina

A Greenville man is among 17 men who were arrested this month in South Carolina. The group is accused of contacting children online for...

ISP Trooper Injured In I-70 Crash

An Accident on I-70 at eastbound mile marker 76 Sunday sent an ISP Trooper to the Hospital. At 6:03 AM, an Illinois State Police...

GHS Homecoming Parade Winners

Greenville High School homecoming festivities rolled through Greenville Friday afternoon with the parade. The parade marshal was recently retired GHS teacher Mary Stice. The theme of...

U.S. DeMoulin Honored For 150th Birthday

A wreath-laying ceremony to honor U.S. DeMoulin, for his 150th birthday, was held Sunday afternoon at his grave site in Montrose Cemetery, Kevin Kaegy from...

SPORTS

JV Aces Win, Varsity Falls To Cowden Herrick-Beecher City

The Mulberry Grove High School volleyball teams played Cowden Herrick-Beecher City last week. The varsity Lady Aces lost 14-25, 12-25. Individual statistical leaders were Peyton Simpson...

Blue Jays Defeated In Baseball Sectional

The Greenville Blue Jays junior high baseball team played in an Illinois Elementary School Association sectional game Saturday. The Blue Jays fell to Alton 4-1...

GHS Girls Participate In Cross Country Meet

Members of the Greenville High School Lady Comets’ cross country team ran in the Freeburg Invitational on Saturday. There were a total of 137 girls...

Homecoming Win For GHS Volleyball Team

The Greenville Lady Comets’ varsity volleyball team won its homecoming match last Thursday on Senior Night. The GHS squad defeated Gillespie 25-19, 24-14. Coach Tracy McEvers...

Conference Football Scores from 9/24

Greenville 49 Litchfield 16 Pana 41 Southwestern 0 Paris 3 Hillsboro 0 Carlinville 48 Staunton 13 Vandalia 55 Gillespie 34 Triad 31 Highland 26 Chester 48 Wesclin 6 Dupo 36 Carlyle...

OBITUARIES

Bernell C. Deuser

Bernell C. Deuser, age 89 of Sorento, IL, died Friday, September 24, 2021, at Alhambra Care Center in Alhambra, IL. He was born on Thursday,...

Carol Jean Lucille Macke

Carol Jean Lucille Macke, nee Goebel, age 71, of Trenton passed away at her home on Wednesday, September 22, 2021. She was born in...

William P. “Bill” Gleason

William P. “Bill” Gleason, 73, longtime resident of Bloomington-Normal and more recently of Highland, IL, passed away Friday, September 17, 2021, at St. John’s...

Deborah L. Brandt

Deborah L. Brandt, age 68, of Overland, MO, died Sunday, September 19, 2021, at St. Joseph Hospital, Highland, IL. She was born on Wednesday, January...

David P. Sims

David P. Sims, age 70, of Trenton, passed away on Friday, September 17, 2021 at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon. He was born May...

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