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Fatal Accident In Macoupin County

Illinois State Police responded to a fatal accident on St. John’s Road just east of Old Route 66 in Macoupin County Friday at 11:30 a.m. 30 year old Brian L. Irwin, of Litchfield, was westbound...

GFPD Provided Same Number Of Assists As Received In 2013

The Greenville Fire Protection District discussed mutual aid at their recent annual appreciation banquet. Their records showed the district provided the same number of mutual assists as they received in 2013. “We have mutual aid...

Greenville Regional Hospital Offers Insurance Help

Greenville Regional Hospital is now offering counseling to help navigate the eligibility and enrollment process through the Illinois’ Health Insurance Exchange. Financial Counselor Teresa Eyman told us several people have already used this service. “We...

Fair Oaks Celebrates Valentine’s Day

Fair Oaks in Greenville celebrated Valentine's Day Thursday afternoon. Their party included a performance by The Misfits, a group of local musicians who performed love songs, country and gospel tunes, and took requests.  

Greenville High School To Begin FFA Week Soon

National FFA Week officially begins this year on February 15 and runs through February 22. Greenville High School’s FFA Chapter has big plans for the week. FFA Advisor Steve Zimmerman told us about the...

City Helps Fast-Rite Get Fast Internet

The Greenville City Council voted on Tuesday to help Fast-Rite, the distribution company that will soon occupy the old Maredy Building in the industrial park, obtain the faster internet service they need to function...

One Vehicle Accident On Rt. 140 Sends One To Hospital

A Bond County Sheriff’s Deputy, Pocahontas-Old Ripley EMS, and Pocahontas-Old Ripley Firefighters responded Thursday, at 8:09 p.m., to a single-vehicle accident on Rt. 140 just east of Terrapin Ridge Road.  According to the accident...

Greenville FFA Places Third In Contest

The Greenville FFA Parliamentary Procedure Team placed third at the District Contest last week. Individually Haley Pierce was 1st place Floormember, Grant Suess was 3rd place Chairman, and Megan Hediger was 3rd place Secretary....

Greenville Police Department Releases February Report

The Greenville Police Department recently released its February 2014 report. There was one reported theft from a motor vehicle, one theft of items valued at less than $500.00, one shoplifting theft, and two reports of...

Council Approves Master Site Plan And Final Plat For Greenville Commons

At Tuesday night’s Greenville City Council meeting the council voted 5-0 to approve the master site plan, final plat, and development agreement with T-Bow Inc. for the Greenville Commons development. The multiple unit housing...