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LOCAL NEWS

Today’s CEO spotlight shines on Addison Hebenstreit and her business, Graceful Grains Engraving. Be sure to check out the CEO Trade Show on Wednesday,...

Pocahontas Woman Dies On Hawaii Trip

A Pocahontas woman died last Friday morning while she was in Honolulu, Hawaii  with her husband, a cousin and the cousin’s husband. Dianna Cricelli, age...

Bond County CEO Welcomes Jes Adam As New Program Facilitator

The Bond County CEO Board has announced Jes Adam as the new Facilitator for the CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) Program, effective July 1, 2024. Adam...

Living History At GES

History was on display last week in the form of Greenville Elementary School fourth graders. The annual Living History was presented at the school. Students researched...

Bond County Receives Final Property Multiplier

Bond County has been issued its final property assessment equalizer factor, or multiplier, by the Illinois Department of Revenue, for 2023 taxes to be...

SPORTS

GHS Softball Girls Lose At Staunton

On Tuesday afternoon, the Greenville High School varsity softball team lost at Staunton by the score of 14-4. Kaitlyn Lurkins drove in two runs for...

Henderson Sets School Goalie Record In Win At Highland

The Greenville Lady Comets soccer squad has featured outstanding defense all season and a major part of that has been the play of senior...

Comets Stay Unbeaten In SCC

The Greenville Comets ran their South Central Conference baseball record to 4-0 with a win at home Wednesday afternoon. GHS defeated Staunton 12-2 in five...

JV Softball Girls Topped at Carlyle

Greenville High School’s junior varsity softball team played at Carlyle Monday. The Lady Comets were defeated 4-2. Ramzi Stefanisin tripled to drive in both runs for...

OBITUARIES

Madelyn Ann Timmermann

Madelyn Ann Timmermann, nee Prediger, age 84, of Breese, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at Breese Nursing Home. She was born November...

Eileen B. Iberg

Eileen B. Iberg, age 94 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, April 16, 2024, at Breese Caring First Nursing Home in Breese, IL. She was born...

Loretta Christina Frey

Loretta Christina Frey, (nee Ripperda) age 96 of Pierron, IL, died Monday, April 15, 2024, at Aviston Countryside Manor in Aviston, IL. Loretta was born...

Louie E. Koerkenmeier

Louie E. Koerkenmeier, age 57, of Beckemeyer, passed away Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. He was born September...

Bobbie W. DePew

Bobbie W. DePew, 95, of Highland, IL, passed away on Tuesday, April 9, 2024, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, IL. He was born on February...