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Mobile Home Damaged By Fire Monday

Greenville and Mulberry Grove firefighters as well as Rural Med EMS responded to the scene of a mobile home fire on Green Street in Greenville Monday. The call came in around 1:15 PM. Greenville Fire...

City Renews Lobbyist Contract

Meeting late Tuesday afternoon, the Greenville City Council renewed an agreement with the government relations consulting services of Dan Shomon Incorporated and the Strategic Partnership Alliance. They have served as Greenville’s lobbyists since December of...

KC Receives Over $100,000 Grant

Kaskaskia College is one of three community colleges nationwide to receive a grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) as a part of their Humanities Initiatives at Community Colleges program for 2023....

December Animal Control Report

The Bond County animal control report for December has been released by Animal Control Officer Jim Hess. Last month, the shelter impounded 13 dogs and six cats. Eleven of the dogs were released to...

Eagle Watch Event At Case-Halstead Library

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the Case-Halstead Library, will be hosting an Eagle Watch on Saturday January 28, 2023, at the Case-Halstead Library in Carlyle, IL. Starting at 8:30 a.m., Park...

Morgan Wilderman Receives Honor At State Pageant

Miss Bond County Fair Morgan Wilderman received an honor at this past weekend’s Illinois County Fair queen pageant. Morgan was presented one of the five non-finalist awards. It was for best communication skills. Congratulations, Morgan!

More On Fourth Fest Friday Headliner Announcement

The annual Bond County Fourth Fest will be held Friday, June 30 and Saturday, July 1 on the downtown Greenville square. The event has become well known for its music acts. Once again, free concerts will...

Unit Two Board Takes Personnel Action

At the recent meeting of the Bond County Community Unit 2 Board of Education, personnel matters were addressed after an executive session. The board tabled the approval of the evaluation and updated contract for Superintendent...

Unit One Board Acts On Personnel & Course Catalog

At its recent meeting, the Mulberry Grove Board of Education took action on a few items. Sam Leidel was hired as student advisor for the district. The resignation of Brittany Lape, as high school assistant softball...

Acres Added To The 2023 Cover Crop Program

The Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) announced today the addition of 20,000 acres to the 2023 Fall Cover for Spring Savings program. The application period for the program ended on January 15, with 828...