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“Hazzard” Favorite To Appear At Car Show

The actor who made Sheriff Rosco P. Coltrane an icon of the early 1980s is the featured celebrity at this year’s Greenville Graffiti Car Show. James Best, one of the co-stars of “The Dukes...

Fiery Semi Crash On Interstate 70

Mulberry Grove Firefighters, Bond County EMS personnel, and Illinois State Police Officers responded Wednesday, at 1:14 p.m., to an accident on Interstate 70 in the eastbound lanes at the 55 mile marker, about three...

Doug Stroud Named President Of Bradford National Bank

Frank Joy, Chairman of the Board of the Bradford National Bank, announced today that Douglas Stroud has been promoted to the position of President of the bank, and becomes the bank’s ninth president in...

Gun Debate Still Hot In Springfield

It looks like the gun debate is far from over in Springfield. A new bill introduced last week would require gun owners to register every gun they own. And, if they fail to do...

Vandalia Native June Squibb Receives Oscar Nomination

Vandalia native June Squibb recently received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the critically-acclaimed movie, “Nebraska.” Squibb was born and raised in Vandalia and is known for roles in...

Leaps Of Love To Hold Ms. LOL Pageant

Leaps of Love, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving families affected by childhood cancer, will host the Ms. L.O.L. pageant in Highland this May. The pageant will feature 10 courageous men from the Highland...

Mulberry Grove High School Gearing Up For FFA Week

Mulberry Grove High School’s FFA Chapter is gearing up for a week of festivities for National FFA Week which officially begins February 15. “At Mulberry we host a petting zoo and kind of an ag...

Greenville Police Warn Against Driving With Obstructed View

When you’re running late and the windshield is covered with a layer of ice, that small square you cleared off may seem good enough, but Greenville Police Chief Lou Lorton told us driving without...

Greenville College Alumnus Managing Florida Georgia Line

After studying music business and student directing AgapeFest, Greenville College alumnus Seth England is now managing the wildly popular country music duo Florida Georgia Line. GC President Dr. Ivan Filby said England’s story exemplifies...

No Injuries At Ammunition Plant Blast

No injuries were reported after an ammunition plant went up in smoke Sunday. It happened at the Winchester Ammunition plant in East Alton Sunday morning. Fire officials say the blaze started in a maintenance...