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Numerous Drug Charges Filed In Friday Arrests

The Bond County Sheriff’s Department in conjunction with the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department has been conducting an ongoing narcotics investigation in Keyesport since April 2, 2020. On May 20 a warrant was issued for...

House Fire In Sorento

Shoal Creek, Greenville, and New Douglas firefighters responded to a house fire in the 1400 block of Old Ripley Road in Sorento Saturday just before 1 PM. Crews were on the scene for almost six...

Board Of Adjustments To Hold 3 Hearings

The Greenville Board of Adjustments is scheduled to meet Tuesday, May 26 at 6 p.m. Three public hearings are on the agenda. One is a request from a resident at 606 North Hena Street...

Bond County Veterans Memorial Flag Changing

AMVETS Post 140 is planning to conduct its flag changing program at 9 a.m. Monday, May 25 at the Bond County Veterans Memorial at the courthouse. A firing squad and bugler will be part of...

932nd Airlift Wing Salutes Heroes In Highland

An Air Force Reserve C-40C aircraft from the 932nd Airlift Wing is scheduled to salute local medical professionals and first responders during a flyover on Monday, May 25. The flight will depart from Scott...

KC Board Updated On Fall Semester Preparations

The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees met Monday, May 18, 2020, for its regular monthly meeting. Board members include Bill Hawley (Odin), Linda Stover (Centralia), Bryan Holthaus (Carlyle), Laura Wedekemper (Shattuc), Louis Kalert (Centralia),...

Unit One Board Accepts Resignations, Talks Finance

At the May meeting of the Mulberry Grove Unit 1 school board, two resignations were accepted. Rachel Miller resigned as a junior high-high school English teacher, and Lyndsey Beckham resigned as cheerleading sponsor. COVID-19 has interrupted...

Triad Middle School Teacher Recognized For Excellence In Teaching

Golden Apple, the leading Illinois nonprofit committed to preparing, honoring and supporting exemplary educators who advance educational opportunities for students, today surprised Dr. Jeannine Butler, a sixth-grade teacher at Triad Middle School in St....

County Board Discusses Officials’ Salaries

At the Bond County Board meeting Tuesday morning, the most time was spent discussing salaries for county officials to be elected in November. By law, the board must set the salaries for all...

Unit One Board Approves Issuance Of Bonds

The Mulberry Grove Unit 1 school board met Monday evening and approved the issuance of bonds for building projects. A total of $880,000 in general obligation school alternate revenue source bonds are being obtained. ...