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LOCAL NEWS

Greenville Farmers Market Begins May 1

The City of Greenville has announced it will be hosting a monthly Farmers Market beginning May 1. The market will be on the city-owned parking...

KC Crisp Advisory Board Conducts Spring Meeting

The Crisp Technology Center held its annual advisory committee meeting on Thursday, April 8. Committee members in attendance received updates regarding current enrollments and...

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic In Highland

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland is hosting their next COVID vaccine clinic on April 21. Vaccine appointments are required. COVID vaccine appointments are available...

Don’t Let Spring Rains Flood Your Future

As Illinoisans welcome April showers and May flowers, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), Illinois Department of Insurance (IDOI), Illinois Emergency Management Agency...

KPD Board Member Walks Out, Board Approves Scoreboards

The Kingsbury Park District Board met Monday night and approved the purchase of two new scoreboards for the fields at Jaycee Park. The boards are...

SPORTS

Lady Jays Basketball Vs. Vandalia

The Greenville Junior High girls’ basketball teams battled Vandalia Tuesday night. The eighth grade squad was defeated 45-7. Top scorer for Greenville was Haylie...

GHS Volleyball Beat EAWR

The Lady Comets varsity volleyball girls picked up a victory Tuesday night, beating East Alton-Wood River 26-24, 25-17. Coach Tracy McEvers said her team served...

Big Win For GHS Boys Soccer

The Greenville High School soccer boys grabbed a big win Monday at GCS Stadium in Sauget. The Comets defeated East Alton-Wood River 7-0. Leading the offense...

Baseball Comets Open Season With Loss

The Greenville Comets opened their 2021 season Tuesday night on Robert Smith Field at Greenville University. Gillespie defeated the Comets 13-3. The junior varsity Comets also...

GHS Volleyball Defeated By Roxana

Playing at home Monday, the Greenville High School varsity volleyball girls were defeated by Roxana. It was a close match with Roxana claiming the two...

OBITUARIES

Larry D. Wallace

Larry D. Wallace, 78, of Sorento, died at 6:25p.m. on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at his residence. Larry was born September 28, 1942 in East...

Kathryn A. Cook

Kathryn A. Cook, age 88 of Highland, IL, died Wednesday, April 14, 2021, at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Highland, IL. She was born on September...

Patricia Ann Ronan

Patricia Ann Ronan, age 65 of Carlyle passed away peacefully at the Carlyle Healthcare Center on Wednesday, April 14, 2021. She was born in...

Mike Burroughs

Mike Burroughs, 56, of Sorento, passed away at 3:18 p.m. on Tuesday, April 13, 2021 at St. Louis University Hospital. Mike was born March 19,...

Caroline S. Childerson

Caroline S. Childerson, 83, of Carlinville, IL, formerly of Highland and Mattoon, died Monday, April 12, 2021, at home, with her family by her...

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