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The most up to date news for Greenville and Bond County.

City Buying Tornado Siren

A new weather warning siren will be going up at Governor Bond Lake, north of Greenville. At the June meeting, the Greenville City Council approved the purchase of the siren. The cost is $51,575. The...

Interest In Solar Farms In Bond County

During Tuesday night’s Bond County Board meeting,  Brad Criner, the county’s zoning administrator, presented his monthly report which included a couple of items about solar farms. Criner advised he has received one application for a...

Seminary Township Oiling Roads Tuesday

Seminary Township has announced they will be oiling roads on Tuesday, June 26. The work is scheduled to begin at 8 AM.

Lake Committee Wakeboarding Meeting

Wakeboarding on Governor Bond Lake will be the topic of discussion at a Greenville Lake Committee meeting Monday, June 24. It will be in the municipal building starting at 6 p.m. The only topic on the...

Health Board Meeting June 24

The Bond County Board of Health will meet Monday, June 24 at 6:30 p.m. in the Bond County Health Department building. Items on the agenda include write-offs, the FOIA officer, financial policy and board member...

Project Parenting Event June 24

Bond County Project Parenting will have a Plant & Play Playgroup on Monday, June 24. It will be from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Early Childhood Center in Greenville. Youngsters are invited to visit the...

City Holding Off On Plaza Work A Couple of Weeks

The City of Greenville is in the process of creating a plaza in the downtown area, north of the intersection of College Avenue and Second Street. Greenville City Manager Jo Hollenkamp recently announced that for...

Amateur Radio Field Day This Weekend

Ham radio operators from the Okaw Valley Amateur Radio Club in Greenville will be participating in a national radio exercise this weekend. One of WGEL’s summer interns, Danny Osborn, talked with club member John King...

County Board Reallocates Funds For Bridge Project

The Bond County Board took action Tuesday night to use funds, allotted to the county dating back to fiscal 2021, for a bridge project. Stacey Weiss, Bond County acting highway engineer, reported the money needs...

KC Has Record Numbers In KC Now Program

This past school term was a record year for the Kaskaskia College KC Now program. It allows high school students to take college courses, in person with college students, while they are still in high...