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Alden And GRH Agreement Discussions Come To A Close

Greenville Regional Hospital announced late Friday afternoon that despite months of effort the discussions regarding an ownership arrangement for Fair Oaks Nursing Home with Alden Management Services have come to a close. Alden assumed...

NWS Confirmed Tornado Blew Through Thursday

The National Weather Service recently confirmed that a tornado was responsible for some of Thursday’s storm damage. According to their reports, the tornado first touched down about 3 miles northeast of Highland and stayed...

Bond County Health Department To Start Breastfeeding Support Group

The Bond County Health Department is starting an informal support group for pregnant and breastfeeding women called “For Baby’s Sake.” The group will meet the last Tuesday of every month, starting Tuesday, February 25, from...

Dam West Boat Ramp Will Close For Polar Plunge

In order to accommodate the Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge being held at Carlyle Lake Saturday, the Dam West Boat Ramp will be closed to the general public from Friday at noon until...

Patoka Village Board Plans Cemetery Fundraiser

At the recent Patoka Village Board meeting, the board scheduled the cemetery fundraiser for Sunday, May 4, at the Patoka Civic Center. Country Rhodes Fish & Chicken Buffet will provide lunch. There will be...

Two Lady Comets Advance In Three Point Contest

Congratulations to Lady Comets Kassidy Alderman and Afton Nelson.  They both advanced in the three point shooting contest last night at the Casey Sectional.  Kassidy and Afton will now shoot Thursday, February 27, in...

Stoecklin’s Orchard To Hold Hummingbird Festival This June

In the depths of this cold winter, it sometimes helps to look forward to a warmer season. Stoecklin’s Orchard recently announced the date for their 2nd annual Hummingbird Festival. The festival will be held...

KC Trenton Education Center To Reopen Next Month

The Kaskaskia College Trenton Education Center is approaching completion and is scheduled to reopen for classes after spring break. During construction, classes have continued at various locations throughout the community and will now be...

Mulberry Grove Unit 1 Considers Purchase Of New Van

At the Tuesday Mulberry Grove Board of Education meeting, Superintendent Mike Gauch reported on the condition of the school van and outlined options for repairs or replacement. The current van has high miles and...

Thunderstorms Move Through Area Thursday Evening

A line of thunderstorms moved through the area Thursday evening. Strong winds and heavy rains hit Greenville and there were severe thunderstorm warnings for the entire WGEL listening area and most of Illinois. There...