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LOCAL NEWS

Kingsbury Park District Hires Auditor

The Kingsbury Park District board took action this month to secure a firm to conduct the district audit. The board was told by Park District...

January Animal Control Report

The Bond County animal control report for January has been completed by Animal Control Officer Jim Hess. Thirteen dogs and five cats were impounded at...

Clinton County Extension Foundation Scholarships

The Clinton County Extension Foundation offers up to $8,000 in scholarships annually to Clinton County 4-H members and alums interested in pursuing higher education. Qualified...

ISP Squad Car Struck By Driver On I-70

On February 16, 2024, at approximately 5:41 p.m., Illinois State Police (ISP) officials investigated a two-vehicle traffic crash involving an ISP trooper’s squad car...

Local Businessman & Community Leader Remembered By Friends

Jerry Wall was a long time business man and community leader that had an impact on our community for decades. Wall passed recently and...

SPORTS

Comets In Regional Championship Game After Wednesday Win

The Greenville Comets survived a semifinal game Wednesday night and are now playing in the championship game of the North Mac Class 2A Regional...

Aces Have One More Game

It was thought Mulberry Grove’s regional basketball game this past Monday was the last of the season for the boys, but that is not...

Comets Regional Semifinal Game Wednesday

The Greenville Comets play in the semifinals of the North Mac Class 2A Regional Wednesday night. They will battle Litchfield at about 7:30 p.m., and...

Area Teams In Boys Regionals Wednesday

Several area boys basketball teams are playing semifinal regional games on Wednesday. In Class 2A at Breese Central, Central faces Nashville at 6 p.m. and...

Aces Season Fall In Regional

In the quarterfinals of the Class 1A regional Monday night, the Mulberry Grove Aces were defeated by Altamont 78-39. The game was played at...

OBITUARIES

Thomas Neumann

Thomas Neumann, age 61 of Greenville, passed away Saturday afternoon, January 27, 2024, at Greenville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Greenville. A time to remember...

Darrell Pagan

Darrell Pagan, 57, of Sorento, IL, passed away February 17, 2024, at Highland Healthcare Center. Darrell was born October 25, 1966, in Granite City, IL...

Roberta A. Hoffmann

Roberta A. Hoffmann, age 97 of Keyesport, passed away 5:45 p.m. Saturday, February 17, 2024, at HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville. Funeral 12:00 Noon...

Martha M. Diekemper

Martha M. (Hodapp) Diekemper, 90, was born on February 16, 1934 in Carlyle, Illinois.  The daughter of Leo and Elizabeth (Erlinger) Hodapp.  She married...

Andrew L. Rakers

Andrew L. Rakers, age 87 of Beckemeyer, passed away peacefully at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese on Thursday, February 15, 2024, with his family...