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LOCAL NEWS

Elmore Resigns As County Board Chair

The Bond county Board needs a new member. Effective the end of last Tuesday, Howard Elmore resigned as a member of the county board. Elmore, a...

Unit Two Board Personnel Action

Personnel items were addressed by the Bond County Unit 2 school board at its January meeting. The retirement of Julie Mangelsdorf, as a special education...

Online GU Credits For High School, Homeschool Students

High school and homeschooled students across the U.S. will now be able to earn college credits online toward a future degree at GU, thanks...

Commissioners To Create New Police Eligibility List

The Greenville Board of Police Commissioners has decided to begin the process of creating a new police eligibility list. Board Member Allan Davis said an...

Community Prayer Event For Military

Area residents are invited to a special program to honor current members of the military and their families. An Evening of Community Prayer For Active...

SPORTS

Criner Scores 1,000th Point Friday

The Mulberry Grove Aces lost Friday night to St. Elmo/Brownstown 73-44. Senior Wyatt Criner made Mulberry Grove basketball history by scoring the 1,000th point of...

Comets Fall In 7th Place Game

The Greenville Comets were edged in the seventh place game of the Litchfield Invitational Saturday afternoon. The Comets lost to Bethalto Civic Memorial 55-52. GHS...

Blue Jays Take Third In Tourney

The Greenville Blue Jays boys’ basketball team won the third place game in their own James Burke Memorial Basketball Tournament Friday night. Greenville defeated St....

Comets To Play For 7th Place

The Greenville Comets will play for seventh place in the Litchfield Invitational Saturday afternoon. The Comets were defeated Thursday night by Gateway Legacy 47-40. Gateway led...

Lady Comets Hand Father McGivney Another Loss

After trailing throughout the game, the Greenville Lady Comets grabbed a 34-32 win at home over Father McGivney Tuesday night. The visitors scored the first...

OBITUARIES

Margie Kelly

Margie Kelly, age 85 of rural Greenville, passed away at 6:58 p.m., Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at Greenville Nursing and Rehabilitation in Greenville. ...

Richard Cleo Lehn

Richard Cleo Lehn, age 85, of Keyesport, IL passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at Carlyle Healthcare Center, Carlyle, IL. A funeral mass will...

Johnny M. Thiele

Johnny M. Thiele, 63, of Vandalia, Illinois, passed away Wednesday, January 22, 2020, at the Fayette County Hospital, Vandalia, IL. Services will be held at...

David Dean Grotefendt

David Dean Grotefendt, age 66, of Edwardsville, IL passed away at 9:50 p.m. on Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at his home in Edwardsville. He...

Dylan Charles Hummel

Dylan Charles Hummel, age 18 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at his home in Highland, IL. He was born on Wednesday, April...

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