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LOCAL NEWS

Helicopter Crash Near St. Jacob Saturday

A small helicopter crashed near St. Jacob in rural Madison County Saturday evening. Fox 2 News reports the helicopter was spraying a field...

Annual Mulberry Grove FFA Banquet

The Annual Mulberry Grove FFA Banquet was held on April 3, 2019 at 6:00. During the program, FFA Members who received awards were announced,...

Eden’s Glory Golf Tournament

The second annual Eden’s Glory golf scramble is coming up later this month. Annie Schomaker Co-Founder and Program Director at Eden’s Glory told WGEL about...

County Board Approvals & Appointments

In their meeting this week, the Bond County Board approved the use of the courthouse lawn for several purposes. The Simple Room was given permission...

First Vandalia Corp. Holds Annual Meeting

The 35th Annual Stockholders’ Meeting of First Vandalia Corp., parent company of The First National Bank with locations in Vandalia, Ramsey, Patoka, Mulberry Grove...

SPORTS

Wins For GHS Boys & Girls Track

Both Greenville High School track teams won the Comet Open Tuesday afternoon. Five schools competed in the boys and girls meets. The Lady...

Lady Comets Rally For Soccer Win

The Greenville High School girls’ soccer team rallied from a halftime deficit to edge Staunton, 4-3, Tuesday. Staunton led by two goals at intermission. ...

Baseball Comets Lead SCC

The Greenville Comets baseball team leads the South Central Conference with a 4-0 record, after winning at Pana Monday and beating Vandalia at home...

Comets Tennis Mon & Tues Results

The Greenville Comets boys’ tennis team played at Alton Monday, and lost 7-2. Evan Oakley won his singles match, and Oakley and Christian Earth were...

OBITUARIES

Thomas J. Lampe

Thomas J. Lampe, age 90, of Germantown, died Thursday, April 18, 2019 at Breese Nursing Home. He was born December 24, 1928 in Germantown, a...

Douglas C. Hugo

Douglas C. Hugo, age 55, of Mascoutah, formerly of Hoffman passed away on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at Saint Louis University Hospital. He was...

Heather A. Potthast

Heather A. Potthast, age 30 of Highland, IL, died Monday, April 15, 2019, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. She was born on Wednesday, August...

Quinton A. Zapp

Quinton A. Zapp, age 29 of Carlyle, passed away at his home on Wednesday, April 17, 2019. Mr. Zapp was born in Nashville, Illinois...

Betty G. Smith

Betty G. Smith, age 90, of Pocahontas, passed away Thursday, April 18 at San Gabriel Memory Care in Highland. Funeral services for 90...

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