News

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

County Board Approves Amendment To Zoning Ordinance

In their meeting this week the Bond County Board approved a recommendation from the county Zoning Board of Appeals to amend the county’s zoning ordinance. The amendment pertains to rules, regulations and fees...

Council Expected To Vote On Occupancy Permit Ordinance

After receiving public comments about the subject on multiple occasions, the Greenville City Council is expected to take as vote on an occupancy permit ordinance at its special meeting Thursday night. The session begins...

Unit Two Board Personnel Action

The Bond County Unit 2 school board took action on personnel items during Monday’s March meeting. The board approved a reduction in force motion for non-certified employee Julie Lurkins, effective the end of this school...

Indictments Issued In Alleged Alien Smuggling Near New Baden

An alleged alien smuggling enterprise has been disrupted in the Southern District of Illinois. A Guatemalan citizen has been indicted for allegedly smuggling 13 illegal aliens from Guatemala and Ecuador through southern Illinois, seven...

Working To Raise Colorectal Cancer Awareness

In recognition of Colorectal Cancer Awareness month, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland encourages the community to learn more about colorectal cancer and their screening options. Colorectal cancer is preventable, treatable and beatable when found...

School Bus In Accident, No One Injured

A Bond County Unit 2 school bus was involved in a two-vehicle accident in Greenville Tuesday afternoon at 3:26 PM. The collision occurred near the intersection of Heather Lane at Idler Lane in...

Missing Suicidal Subject Found In Montgomery County

Monday afternoon, March 18, at approximately 12:25 p.m. the Litchfield Police Department received a report that an adult female from Litchfield had made statements to family members and on social media of harming herself....

Senior Health Insurance Program Counseling At BCHD

The Bond County Health Department is now providing Senior Health Insurance Program counseling at no cost. The program is known as SHIP. Anna Oestreich serves as counselor for the program which provides assistance to...

Darryl Strawberry Speaks At FCA Banquet

The annual fundraising banquet of the Southern Illinois District of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes was held Sunday evening at Greenville University. Two local residents were honored. Patrick Schaufelberger of Greenville received The Champion Jenner Award...

MG Board Of Education Meeting Recap

The Mulberry Grove Board of Education met Monday. Superintendent Stephen Phillips reported district fund balances look good and general state aid payments continue to arrive on time. High school principal Bobby Koontz...