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LOCAL NEWS

Today’s CEO Student Spotlight Shelby Quick

Today’s CEO Student Spotlight Brittney McMillin Thank you to our CEO Spotlight Sponsors, committed to community. Wall Real Estate Robert Ellsworth Frank Snyder Financial Franksnyder.com The FNB Community...

Big Crowd For CEO Trade Show

As the school year comes to a close, so does the 2020-21 Bond County CEO class. The culmination of the program was last week when...

GES Reading Event Raises Over $20,000

Reading has not only been educational at Greenville Elementary School, but very profitable. A fundraising read-a-thon campaign was celebrated at the school Monday morning with...

Sorento Village Officials Sworn In

On Saturday, May 1, the Village of Sorento swore in new Village President Tony Rapien. Returning trustees Jimmy Thomas and Delores Oestringer and...

FNB Announces April Students Of The Month

The FNB Community Bank has selected its recipients of April’s Student of the Month honor. Students are nominated by school staff and monthly...

SPORTS

Iberg To Play Basketball At GU

Greenville High School senior Natalie Iberg will be moving on to Greenville University as a member of the basketball Lady Panthers later this year. Iberg...

GHS Weekend Sports Results

Greenville High School teams were in action Saturday. The Lady Comets’ softball team edged Carlyle 2-1. Driving in runs for the Lady Comets were...

Hutchinson Notches 600th Baseball Win

The baseball Comets’ win over Litchfield Thursday was a memorable one as Head Coach Todd Hutchinson notched the 600th baseball win of his career. The...

FCA Golf Tournament June 25

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes will hold their 18th annual golf fundraiser next month. Phil Reedy, with the FCA, told WGEL the golf tournament was...

Comets Baseball Beats Litchfield

Playing at home Thursday afternoon, the Greenville Comets baseball team defeated Litchfield, 14-2 in five innings. It was the 600th victory in the baseball coaching...

OBITUARIES

Charles E. “Charlie” Becker

Charles E. “Charlie” Becker, age 69, of Breese, passed away Sunday, May 9, 2021 at his residence. He was born April 2, 1952 in Breese,...

Beulah F. Hetzel

Beulah F. Hetzel, age 92 of Highland, IL, died Friday, May 07, 2021, at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Highland, IL. She was born on September...

Cleo Mary Krebs

Cleo Mary Krebs, age 94 of Carlyle, died on Saturday, May 8, 2021, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, Illinois. Cleo was born in...

Carl E. Cannon

Carl E. Cannon, age 70 of Greenville, passed away Friday, May 7, 2021 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, Missouri. Funeral services will be...

Brandi Nicole Wattle

Brandi Nicole (Biggerstaff) Wattle, age 41 of Greenville, passed away in a single motor vehicle accident Monday, May 3, 2021 on Mulberry Grove Road. A...

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