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LOCAL NEWS

Vandalia Man Arrested On Federal Charges

A Vandalia man was taken into custody on multiple charges Thursday morning after officials executed a search warrant at 1207 W. Randolph Street in...

July 30 Is Family Fun Friday In Greenville

The City of Greenville is going to try it again this Friday. After the past two were cancelled due to weather, the city has scheduled...

Karen & Steve Smith Presented Turley Award

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce’s 28th Gerald Turley Award was presented last week to Karen and Steve Smith. Speaking about the honorees were their children,...

Five Queen Candidates To Vie For 2021 Crown

Preparations are underway for the Miss Bond County Fair Queen and Junior Miss Pageant to be held next month. Five young women are candidates for...

Personnel Action In Unit 1 Board Meeting

The Mulberry Grove Unit 1 school board took action on several personnel matters at this week’s meeting. Board members accepted the resignations of Scott Voyles...

SPORTS

Democrat Central Committee Golf Scramble

The Bond County Democrat Central Committee is holding a fundraising golf scramble Saturday, September 11 at Twin Oaks Golf Club, along Illinois Rt. 127...

Carlyle Lake Summer Hunting Opportunities

Carlyle Lake offers the outdoor sportsman a variety of late summer hunting opportunities. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Illinois Department of...

Greenville Country Club Wednesday Night Golf League Results

REGUAR SEASON IS OVER - Playoffs start, Wednesday, July 28. ...

GHS Cheerleaders Pick Up Awards At Camp

The Greenville High School cheerleading squad attended the Ultimate Experience Cheer Camp, July 15 through July 18 at Edwardsville High School. Sunday was performance day...

KPD Pool To Host Conference Swim Meet

The Kingsbury Park District pool will be the site for the Kaskaskia Swim League’s conference meet on Saturday. Five teams will compete. They include...

OBITUARIES

Brian J. Stempel

Brian J. Stempel, age 63, of New Baden passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at his residence. He was born on February 18,...

Rickey W. Benhoff

Rickey W. Benhoff, age 64, of Germantown, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at his home. Rickey was born August 21, 1956 in Breese, a...

Melvin A. Flamm

Melvin A. Flamm, age 90 of Smithboro, passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at Greenville Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in Greenville. Funeral services will be...

Juanita Joan Ernst

Juanita Joan Ernst, age 85 of Alhambra, IL passed away on Tuesday, July 27, 2021 at the Memorial East Hospital in Shiloh, IL. She was...

Christina “Chris” M. Maurer

Christina “Chris” M. Maurer, age 63 of Greenville, passed away at her home Tuesday, July 27, 2021. Funeral services will be held at 12:00...

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