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Kaskaskia College To Hold Human Resource Summit

Kaskaskia College Business & Industry’s will offer a free Human Resource Summit this month. Business Services Field Representative Art Borum told us the event is designed to help human resource professionals and business owners...

Fire At St. Dominic Catholic Church In Breese

A fire at St. Dominic Catholic Church in Breese Thursday afternoon caused minor damage. According to Breese Fire Chief Bob Wuest, Breese Firefighters responded at 4:45 p.m., to a report of a fire...

Ameren Smart Thermostat Program

Ameren Illinois has entered into an energy saving initiative with its environmental advocates. The smart thermostat initiative has a goal of installing 300,000 of the thermostats in customer’s homes during the next 10 years. Agnes Mrozowski,...

New FNB President Introduced At Chamber Business After Hours

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce held its monthly Business After Hours program Thursday evening at the First National Bank facility. Approximately 65 members of the local business community were in attendance. It was an...

Election Candidates File Petitions

Monday was the first day candidates could file petitions for the 2018 primary election. The following persons filed on Monday at the county clerk’s office for Bond County offices. For county clerk and recorder, Meg A....

Country Classic Cars Burns

Country Classic Cars, on historic Route 66 and East Frontage Road along Interstate 55, in rural Staunton burned Tuesday night. According to Staunton Fire Chief Rick Haase, Staunton Firefighters and firefighters with equipment...

Bond County Shriners Bike Giveaway Winners

Every day of the Bond County Fair, the Bond County Shrine Club is giving away a boys’ bike, a girls’ bike, and a tricycle. You must register each day at the Shriner’s booth,...

Two New Members Accepted Into The Bond County Community Foundation

The Bond County Fair Association and the Bond County Humane Society are now members of the Bond County Community Foundation. These groups were recently accepted into the foundation during a board of directors...

Expert Explains The Difference Between A Watch And A Warning

Summer is prime time for severe weather in Illinois and it’s important to fully understand how to respond to weather alerts. Meteorologist in Charge Wes Browning with the National Weather Service told WGEL the...

New Laws Concerning Seventeen Year Olds

The New Year brings a change in the way the criminal court system handles 17-year-olds charged with a felony.  A new state law means they're now considered juveniles in most instances.  That means a...