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LOCAL NEWS

Unit Two Personnel Action In Special Meeting

The Bond County Unit 2 Board of Education met in special session Monday evening and took action on several personnel items. Austin Kastl was hired...

Bond County Animal Control Report For May

Bond County Animal Control Officer Jim Hess has released his report of activities during May. Cats dominated the animal control efforts with 58 of them...

Commercial Club To Resume Meetings

The Greenville Commercial Club is resuming meetings. The first one is Monday, June 21 at noon in the Posch Center, next to St. Lawrence Catholic...

Carlyle Lake Activities June 18-20

Grab your fishing poles and bait and celebrate Father’s Day with some fishing this weekend at Carlyle Lake during Illinois Free Fishing Days. From...

Thacker Insurance Remodeling Old Jail

Thacker Insurance Service will eventually be moving to the historic building along South Third Street in Greenville which was originally built as a jail. The...

SPORTS

Comets To Play At Busch Friday

The Greenville Comets baseball team is scheduled to play Friday in Busch Stadium at St. Louis. Game time is 6 p.m. and the opponent will...

Wednesday Night Golf League Week 5 Results

Played on Wednesday, June 9th Current Standings Wed. Night League - After 5 Weeks of Play 1. Micks Auto Body 225...

Comets Fall In Title Game

The Greenville Comets turned in a valiant effort Monday in the championship game of their Class 2A baseball regional. Teutopolis, playing at home, claimed the...

Aces Softball & Baseball Results

The Mulberry Grove High School softball team opened regional action with a 12-2 victory earlier this week over Ramsey. The Aces lost in the next...

Baseball Comets Advance To Regional Title Game

The Greenville Comets have advanced to the regional title game of their Class 2A regional, after defeating Flora 13-8 Friday afternoon. Playing at Flora, the...

OBITUARIES

Nellie Croxton

90-year-old Nellie Croxton of Maryville (formerly of Litchfield) passed away Thursday (June 17th) in Liberty Village Nursing & Rehab in Maryville. The Plummer Funeral Home...

William H. Thoele Jr.

William “Bill” H. Thoele Jr., age 77, of New Baden passed away on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at Highland Healthcare Center. He was born...

Claudette M. LaFrance

Claudette M. LaFrance, age 80, of Pocahontas, IL, died Friday, June 11, 2021 at her daughter’s residence in Greenville. A celebration of life will be...

Betty L. Steinmann

Betty L. Steinmann, age 86 of Worden, IL, died Monday, June 14, 2021, at Heritage Manor in Staunton, IL. She was born on Thursday, January...

Mary Carolyn Hoiles

Mary Carolyn Hoiles of Greenville, IL passed away suddenly at her home on December 28, 2020. She was 81 years old. A Celebration of Life...

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