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City Of Greenville To Begin Repairs To Buchheit Building

The Greenville City Council recently voted to hire Korte Company to make repairs to the Buchheit building, which the city owns. Buchheit Store Manager Matt Seabaugh told us repairs should begin soon. “The timeline is...

Today Is Voter Registration Deadline

Today is the last day to get registered to vote in the March primary. Anyone looking to cast a ballot must fill out their registration paperwork by the end of the day today. That...

Joe Biden Headed To Madison County

Vice President Joe Biden is making his way to Illinois. He’ll visit the American Central Port in Granite City Wednesday, highlighting the need for continued investment into the nation’s infrastructure. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx...

Shoal Creek Whitetails Unlimited Held Annual Banquet

The Shoal Creek Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited held their 9th annual fundraising banquet Saturday. Fifty percent of the proceeds from the banquet go toward local hunter education and wildlife habitat improvement. The chapter also donated...

Pocahontas Character Education Students Of The Month

Students of the month have been announced for the Pocahontas Center. This year's Character Education Word of the Month is HONESTY. Pictured, L to R, front to back: Nash Clayton (in yellow), MacKenzie Roeske, Brady...

Local Chapters Celebrate National FFA Week

The week of George Washington’s birthday was designated National FFA Week in 1947 at a National FFA Board of Directors meeting. To celebrate, local chapters have planned special activities and themed dress up days. Greenville...

Suspected Drug Deaths Investigated In Belleville

Police are looking into two suspected drug overdose deaths in Belleville. Belleville Police Sergeant Mark Heffernan says officers received a call about an unconscious man Monday morning. He was taken to a nearby hospital...

Two Suspects Taken Into Custody For Highland Bank Robbery

A suspect in the armed robbery of an ATM at Bradford National Bank in Highland was taken into custody in Highland at approximately 6:30 Sunday evening through a joint investigation by the Highland Police...

Greenville Junior High Names Spelling Bee Winner

Greenville Junior High held its annual Scripps National Spelling Bee school competition Tuesday where Sam Blankenship was named the winner. Sam is the seventh-grade son of Richard and Angella Blankenship of Greenville. The runner-up...

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...