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LOCAL NEWS

Oil & Chip Work On Millersburg Rd.

The Bond County Highway Department will be conducting intermittent closures of Millersburg Road for oil and chip work on Thursday, September 29. The closures...

LRCF Holds Luminary Ceremony

The luminary program, “A Night To Honor and Remember,” was held Saturday evening on the Bond County Courthouse lawn by the Bond County Lemuel...

Personnel Action From Unit One Board Meeting

At its recent meeting, the Mulberry Grove Unit 1 Board of Education took action on personnel items. Vacancies in high school boys’ basketball and cheerleading...

Unit Two Board Acts On Personnel Matters

At its regular September meeting last week, the Bond County Community Unit 2 Board of Education took action on personnel items. The board accepted resignations...

KC Fine Arts Scholarships Awarded

Over 30 fine arts scholarships were awarded at the Kaskaskia College Friends of the Fine Arts (KCFFA) annual meeting. The college awarded 30 activity...

SPORTS

Ackerman Reaches 400-Win Mark

Long-time Greenville University women’s volleyball coach Tom Ackerman reached a milestone over the weekend. His Lady Panther team defeated Blackburn and Webster on Saturday in...

Lady Comets Sweep Carlinville

Playing at home last Thursday, the three Greenville High School volleyball teams earned victories over Carlinville. The varsity Lady Comets won a close match, 25-23,...

GHS JV Tennis Defeats MEL

Playing last week in Greenville, the junior varsity Lady Comets defeated Metro East Lutheran 9-1. Singles winners were Ana Palen, Alyssa Rehkemper, Eden Kapp,...

GHS Volleyball Defeated By MEL

Playing at Metro East Lutheran Monday night, the Greenville High School varsity volleyball Lady Comets were defeated in two games. Scores were 20-25, 15-24. Leading the...

JV Football Defeats Litchfield

The Greenville High School junior varsity football squad picked up another victory Monday night at Don Stout Field. The Comets defeated Litchfield 41-7. The JV Comets...

OBITUARIES

Dale E. Breckel

Dale E. Breckel, 80, of Breese, IL, passed away Sunday, September 25, 2022, at home with his family by his side. He was born August...

Barbara A. Rupel

Barbara A. Rupel, 75, of Taylorville, IL., entered eternal rest on September 24, 2022, at Taylorville Skilled Nursing and Rehab, Taylorville, IL. Cremation rights...

Richard W. “Rick” Frey

Richard W. "Rick" Frey, age 67 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. He was born on Sunday,...

Tyler D. Gartside

Tyler D. Gartside, 27 of Breese, passed away at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon, Illinois on Friday, September 23, 2022. Tyler was born in Breese...

Kenneth W. Eyman

Kenneth W. Eyman, 96, of Mulberry Grove, IL, passed away on Friday, September 23, 2022, at Greenville Nursing and Rehab Center, in Greenville, IL...