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LOCAL NEWS

Bond County CEO Spotlight: Linked Permanent Jewelry

Today’s CEO spotlight shines on Grace Sperandio and her business, Linked Permanent Jewelry. Be sure to check out the CEO Trade Show on Wednesday,...

Unit One Board Approves Part For Gym Air System

Hoping to get it done by graduation on May 11, the Mulberry Grove Unit 1 Board of Education took action Monday night to replace...

County Board Increases Class A Liquor Licenses

The Bond County Board met April 16 and made an amendment to the county’s liquor control ordinance. The number of total Class A licenses was...

Karats For K9s Dinner & Comedy Show To Benefit BCHS

Bond County Humane Society (BCHS) presents: Karats For K9s Saturday, April 27, 2024, at The Milk House (601 S. Idler Ln., Greenville, IL). Come...

March County Animal Report

Bond County Animal Control Officer Jim Hess has released his report of activities for March. Eleven dogs and 12 cats were impounded last month with...

SPORTS

Nelson New GHS Athletic Director

The current principal at Pocahontas School has been approved as the new athletic director at Greenville High School. Wednesday night, the Bond County Unit 2...

Mattie Carter Runs Boston Marathon

Mattie Carter of Greenville is a runner and on April 15 she had the thrill of participating in the Boston Marathon. It was Mattie’s fifth...

Morrow Acknowledged On Anniversary Of “Nicholas Morrow Day”

A year ago, Mayor George Barber declared April 22 as Nicholas Morrow Day in Greenville. In making that designation, Barber cited the many contributions...

GHS Softball Girls Lose At Staunton

On Tuesday afternoon, the Greenville High School varsity softball team lost at Staunton by the score of 14-4. Kaitlyn Lurkins drove in two runs for...

Henderson Sets School Goalie Record In Win At Highland

The Greenville Lady Comets soccer squad has featured outstanding defense all season and a major part of that has been the play of senior...

OBITUARIES

James (Jim) Edward Wilson, D. Mus.

James (Jim) Edward Wilson, D. Mus. died on April 16, 2024, age 93. He was born November 9, 1930, in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, to...

William “Bill” Bone

William “Bill” Bone, aged 59, of Smithboro, south of Greenville, passed away April 18, 2024, at his residence surrounded by his loved ones. Bill was...

Katherine Creasy

Katherine Creasy, 92, of Greenville, IL, passed away December 16, 2023, at HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville. Katherine was born October 30, 1931, in...

Marilyn E. Morgan

Marilyn E. Morgan, age 78 of Keyesport, passed away at Carlyle Healthcare and Senior Living Center on Tuesday, April 16, 2024. Mrs. Morgan was born...

Madelyn Ann Timmermann

Madelyn Ann Timmermann, nee Prediger, age 84, of Breese, passed away peacefully Tuesday, April 16, 2024 at Breese Nursing Home. She was born November...