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Optimist Club Selling Strawberries

Greenville Optimist Club members are selling Fresh Florida Strawberries to raise funds to help support local and Bond County youth activities. The strawberries are scheduled to arrive in Greenville from the Florida Fruit Growers...

2014 Polar Plunge Raises $116,000 For Special Olympics

Over 413 people took the polar plunge into Carlyle Lake last Saturday to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. The event raised over $116,000 for the 1,150 individuals with intellectual disabilities, participating in 10 counties in...

Unit 2 Executive Session Results

Following an executive session during their meeting Monday night, the Bond County Unit Two School Board hired Joshua Cox as a Special Education Teacher at Greenville Junior High for the 2014-2015 school year and...

Comets Head To Regional Championships

Your Number One Seed Greenville Comets defeated the East Alton-Wood River Oilers last night in Regional action.  Final score of the game was 59-54. The Comets will head to the Regional Championship this Friday...

Tornado Confirmed In Fayette County

The National Weather Service has confirmed another tornado from last Thursday’s severe weather. This twister developed 2.8 miles northwest of Brownstown. The damage path was approximately 40 yards wide and the intensity was rated EF0....

Madison County Forming Heroin Task Force

In response to a string of heroin overdose deaths and the continuing epidemic of heroin addiction in Madison County, Sheriff Bob Hertz and State’s Attorney Tom Biggons have announced the formation of a Task...

Family Celebrates Boy Scout Tradition At Eagle Scout Ceremony

For Taylor Hill of rural Greenville, Boy Scouting is a family tradition. Hill was recently awarded his Eagle Scout, the highest award given in the Boy Scouts. His uncle, Bud Carpenter, also an Eagle...

Bond County Humane Society Continues To Meet Original Goal

The Bond County Humane Society recently announced the number of adoptions completed in 2013. Humane Society Representative Rachel Hunsdorfer said the organization has consistently met its original adoption goal. “When we started the organization, our...

Greenville Man Wins Ellen Show Costume Contest

More than 1,000 University of Illinois and Parkland College students will make a cameo appearance on the “Ellen” show today…including one from Greenville. 19 year old Tad Logullo, son of Jon and Stephanie Logullo, of...

KPD Approves Bonds

In a meeting Monday night the Kingsbury Park District approved $401,000 in bonds.  KPD Director Jerry Sauerwein previously told WGEL some of the bond money will go to matching funds to apply for grants...