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LOCAL NEWS

Idler Lane Repairs Wednesday & Thursday

A portion of Idler Lane and all of Junior High Drive will be closed as City of Greenville Public Works crews will be working...

Former Greenville Man Killed In St. Louis

A former Greenville resident was shot and killed on June 3 in St. Louis. According to police, Dustin Breuer, age 39, who was living in...

Fit For Life Event Successful

The first BOCO Fit For Life event took place Saturday for four hours at the Thacker Insurance Service grounds and parking lot in Greenville. Organizers...

10th AHFM Train Show Big Success

Residents from throughout the area attended the American Farm Heritage Museum Railroad Division’s annual train show Saturday. The event featured vendors selling toy train items...

Irving Man Gets Jail Time In Bond County

Michael T. Lyons IV, age 31 of Irving, was in Bond County Circuit Court on May 23 and admitted to violation of an order...

SPORTS

Highland Speedway 6-8 Results

A busy night in Highland saw big crowds at both Schweizerfest and World Famous Highland Speedway with beautiful early summer weather being enjoyed by...

47 Attend Comets Basketball Camp

The annual Comets Basketball Camp was held last week at the Greenville High School gymnasiums. Forty-seven boys attended the camp, which was conducted by Coaches...

Soccer Lady Comets Broke Records

The Greenville High School girls soccer team rewrote the school record book a few times this past season. The Lady Comets posted an outstanding 23-4-1...

Wednesday Night Golf League at GCC – WEEK 3

On Wednesday, May 29th the Greenville Country Club Wednesday Night Golf League completed its 3rd week of league play.  Below are the results.   WEEK 3...

Lady Comet Soccer Team Honored

At a recent ceremony, the Greenville High School girls soccer team and players were honored for their outstanding spring season. The Lady Comets finished 23-4-1...

OBITUARIES

Dennis A. Richter

Dennis A. Richter, age 80, of Breese, passed away Tuesday, June 11, 2024 at his home.  He was born March 23, 1944 in Breese,...

Charles D. Richison

Charles D. Richison, age 98, of Hoffman peacefully passed away on Tuesday, June 11, 2024. He was born on October 2, 1925, in Sims, IL,...

Geraldine R. “Geri” Davinroy

Geraldine R. "Geri" Davinroy, age 84 of Alhambra, IL, died Saturday, June 8, 2024, at Saint Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, MO. She was...

Dennis “Denny” Charles Shaw

Dennis “Denny” Charles Shaw, age 72 of Greenville, passed away Wednesday, June 5, 2024, at St. Luke’s Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri. Funeral services will be held...

MaryAnn L. Koch

MaryAnn L. Koch, 90, of Highland, IL, passed away peacefully surrounded by her family, Monday, June 3, 2024, at Cedarhurst Senior Living, Memory Care,...