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LOCAL NEWS

291 COVID Cases In Bond County

The Bond County Health Department is reporting 14 new positive coronavirus cases from Saturday through Monday. The new cases bring the to-date county...

Grain Dryer Fire In St. Jacob

The St. Jacob Fire Department responded to the report of a grain dryer on fire in rural St. Jacob on the morning of Friday,...

National Farm Safety & Health Week

September 20-26 is National Farm Safety and Health Week and Bond and Fayette County Farm Bureau Manager Katie Cayo said safety should be on...

BNB Warning Of Counterfeit $20 Bills

Bradford National Bank is warning that fake $20 bills are circulating in the area. The bills reportedly have identical serial numbers and are very...

Fire Dept. Cautions Against Controlled Burns In Dry Weather

The Greenville Fire Protection District is reminding everyone that the weather has been – and is predicted to remain – fairly dry in our...

SPORTS

GHS Tennis Results

The Greenville High School girls’ tennis squad hosted a four-team quad format match last week. The other teams were from Granite City, Alton Marquette and...

Aces Baseball Falls Thursday

The Mulberry Grove Aces’ baseball team fell to Cowden Herrick-Beecher City Thursday afternoon by the score of 7-0. The winning team scored twice in the...

Win For GHS Tennis Last Week

The Greenville High School girls’ tennis team defeated Hillsboro 9-0 Wednesday evening. Winning in singles were Paige Mathias, Ellie Schaufelberger, Evie Johnson, Katelyn Ridens,...

Classic Comets This Week: GHS Vs. Carlinville

The first two weeks have been some great playoff games, but this Friday it’s time to reignite some conference rivalries. Let’s start with...

OBITUARIES

Brittany Marie Elling Slone

Brittany Marie Elling Slone, age 30, passed away Thursday, March 19, 2020. A Memorial Service will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday,...

Audrey Krebs

Audrey Krebs, age 92 of Carlyle, passed away at the Carlyle Healthcare Center on Sunday, September 20, 2020. Mrs. Krebs was born on November...

Joyce Carey

Joyce Carey, age 85, of Highland, IL passed away Friday, September 18, 2020 at Alhambra Care Center. Graveside funeral services will be held Monday,...

Francis “Frenchie” Eilers

Francis “Frenchie” Eilers, 57, of Pocahontas, IL, died Friday, September, 18, 2020, at his home. Frenchie was born July 1, 1963, to Robert and Rita...

J. William “Bill” McCracken

J. William "Bill" McCracken, age 77 of Greenville, passed away Thursday, September 17, 2020 at Cedarhurst in Greenville, Illinois. Graveside funeral services with military honors...

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