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LOCAL NEWS

Miller Seeks IL 15th District Congressional Seat

Two things are definite in the election for Congressperson from the Illinois 15th District. The winner will be a female and will be from Coles...

When Friends Don’t Share Politics At GU

Facebook fights, Twitter tirades, Instagram arguments—have election years always brutalized relationships like the election of 2020? Can civil discourse rise above the tumult? Members of...

Free COVID Testing In Greenville

The Bond County Health Department has announced another round of free COVID-19 testing in Greenville. The Illinois Department of Public Health will conduct the on-site...

Fall Back This Weekend

The weekend should be a little nicer for many people as they get an extra hour of sleep. Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday morning at...

Greenville PD Sgt. Deb Keserauskis Retiring

The first female officer in the history of the Greenville Police Department completed her final day of duty on Wednesday, October 28. Sgt. Deb Keserauskis...

SPORTS

IHSA Plans For Basketball With Masks

Girls and boys basketball will proceed as scheduled, according to the Illinois High School Association. The IHSA board met Wednesday and agreed to follow the...

State Announces Winter Sports Safety Guidelines

Governor JB Pritzker and IDPH announced updated guidance for youth and adult recreational sports, including, but not limited to, school-based sports, travel clubs, private...

Three Aces Honored By Baseball Conference

Three members of this fall’s Mulberry Grove Aces baseball team have received honors from Egyptian-Illini Conference coaches. Blake Scoggins, a junior and sophomore Jason Millikin...

Lady Comets In Tennis Sectional

The Greenville Lady Comets played in the Centralia Sectional last Friday. Anna Walker won her first round singles match and Ellie Schaufelberger and Paige Mathias...

Lady Comets Tennis Awards

Coach Vaughn Robart has presented season awards to members of the Greenville High School girls’ tennis team. Katelyn Ridens was named most valuable player with...

OBITUARIES

Paul L. “Rook” Fritzsche

Paul L. "Rook" Fritzsche, age 79 of Worden, IL, died Monday, October 26, 2020, at Integrity Healthcare in Godfrey, IL. He was born on September...

Nina M. Aikman

Nina M. Aikman aged 94 of Greenville, formerly of Honey Bend, passed away at 8:26 p.m. Friday October 23, 2020 in Greenville Nursing and...

William T. Burkhardt

William T. Burkhardt, age 59 of Beckemeyer, died at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese on Monday, October 26, 2020. Mr. Burkhardt was born on...

Linda Netemeyer

Linda Netemeyer, 66, of Albers, died Monday, October 26, 2020 at her home. She was born August 2, 1954 in Highland, the daughter of...

Mary Ann Lutostanski

Mary Ann Lutostanski, age 85 of Collinsville, IL, formerly of Highland, died Friday, October 23, 2020, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. She was born...

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