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LOCAL NEWS

Registration Open For County Canned Food Drive

Registration for the annual Bond County Canned Food Drive is now open. Those living in the county, who want a food basket, must register no...

County Board Approves Permits

At its most recent meeting, the Bond County Board approved the issuance of special use permits for two new businesses. One went to Dale Lappe...

KC Board Approves Lease Proposal, Campus Improvements

The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees met Monday, November 23, 2020, for its regular monthly meeting. Board members include Bill Hawley (Odin), Linda Stover...

Bank Of Hillsboro Staunton Location Will Remain Downtown

Bank of Hillsboro has announced the location of its new permanent branch in downtown Staunton, which is expected to open in the fall of...

Prairie Heart Foundation Promotes Local Giving Tuesday

Giving Tuesday is held annually the Tuesday after Thanksgiving. On this global day of altruism on December 1, Prairie Heart Foundation asks the community...

SPORTS

IHSA Puts Basketball On Hold

Increased cases of COVID-19 in Illinois has led to high school basketball once again being put on hold. After a board meeting Thursday, the Illinois...

NJCAA Names First KC Rep

The National Junior College Athletic Association named basketball player Jalen Williams as the first National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) Student-Athlete Council Representative from...

Members Of The Zone Honor Fallen Soldier

Sixteen members of The Zone in Greenville spent part of their Veteran’s Day Wednesday doing a special workout called “The Fuhrmannator". The workout...

Hunter Ethics Reminder From Corps Of Engineers

With the fall hunting season underway, hunters are reminded of their obligation to practice ethical and safe hunting while in the field. Remember, your...

Relive the Miracle at Mt. Carmel….Anytime

On November 12th 2013 the Comets football team made history. The Comets were losing 70-49 before making the greatest comeback in Comet history....

OBITUARIES

JoAnn Boston

JoAnn (Kimball) Boston, age 89 of Greenville, passed away 2:10 p.m. Sunday, November 22, 2020 at Greenville Nursing and Rehab. The family are doing services...

Marie J. Isert

Marie J. Isert, age 97 of Highland, IL, died Wednesday, November 25, 2020, at Stillwater Senior Living in Edwardsville, IL. She was born on July...

Billye Jean Golding

Billye Jean Golding, age 96 of Carlyle, passed away at Villa Catherine Assisted Living in Carlyle on Wednesday, November 25, 2020. Mrs. Golding was born...

Edward Koch

Edward Koch passed into his next life on Wednesday, November 25, due to complications resulting from a fall while walking in a park near...

Emma McKee

Emma McKee, 89, of Highland, IL died Saturday, November 21, 2020 at Aviston Countryside Manor, Aviston, IL. Emma was born October 2, 1931, to Joseph...

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