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LOCAL NEWS

Kidnapping, Murder & Chase Suspect Died Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Illinois State Police report 39 year old Leslie K. Austin, of Jefferson City, MO, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head following...

New President & CEO at HSHS Holy Family Hospital

Hospital Sisters Health System has named a new president and chief executive officer for HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville. Kelly Sager will begin her...

Two Vehicle Crash On Interstate 55 Sends One To Hospital

A car – semi truck crash Thursday on Interstate 55 sent one person to the hospital. According to the Illinois State Police accident report,...

FFA Week At MGHS

Students at Mulberry Grove High School will be celebrating FFA week this week. Dress up themes include Barnyard Day on Tuesday, Patriotic Day on Wednesday,...

FFA Week At GHS

National FFA Week is Saturday, February 16 through Saturday, February 23. Students at Greenville High School will celebrate with various themed days and activities. Tuesday is...

SPORTS

Comets Undefeated In Conference

It was a happy senior night at the Greenville High School gymnasium Friday night, as the Greenville Comets defeated Gillespie 49-29. Honored before the game...

Aces Fall By 1 In Final Game Of Season

The Mulberry Grove Aces were edged Friday night by Ramsey in their final home game of the season. The final score was 54-53. The Aces led...

Friday High School Boys Basketball Scores

For games played Friday, February 15 Greenville 49 Gillespie 29 Ramsey 54 Mulberry Grove 53 Highland 56 Jerseyville 50 Breese Central 56 Okawville 40 Mater Dei 66 Granite City...

Comets Coach Todd Cantrill After Friday’s Game

The Greenville Comets completed a sweep of the South Central Conference Friday night, defeating Gillespie to finish 9-0 for the second straight season. They enter...

Walker Photography Pics From Girls’ Sectional Game

Thanks to Bill Walker at Walker Photography for sharing these great photos with us from Thursday's sectional championship...

OBITUARIES

Shirley E. Volkers

Shirley E. Volkers, age 89 of Highland, IL, died Sunday, February 17, 2019, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, IL. She was born on Thursday,...

Virginia A. “Ginny” Gehrig

Virginia A. "Ginny" Gehrig, age 81 of Alhambra, IL, died Sunday, February 17, 2019, at Highland Health Care Center in Highland, IL. She was born...

Jackson Rain Kudyba

Jackson Rain Kudyba son of Kelli Jo Mollett and Paul Kudyba III all of Greenville , was born prematurely at 12:03 a.m. Tuesday, February...

Thomas E. “Tom” Huels

Thomas E. “Tom” Huels, age 61 of Carlyle, passed away on Friday, February 15, 2019. Mr. Huels was born in Chicago on...

Dorris C. Emshousen

Dorris C. Emshousen, age 91 of Alhambra, IL, died Thursday, February 14, 2019, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, IL. She was born September 09,...

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