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The most up to date news for Greenville and Bond County.

Dinner & Work Auction Part Of FFA Week At GHS

Today was the first day back in school during FFA week. FFA students at Greenville High School celebrated today by wearing their official FFA dress and by serving an appreciation luncheon to all...

Remembering Longtime GU President Dr. Orley Herron

Word has been received of the passing of former Greenville University president, Dr. Orley Herron, Jr. He was 85 when he died of cancer at his Chicago-area home on Valentine’s Day. In 1970, Herron was appointed...

2019 Historical Society Quilt Show Raffle

Tickets are available now for the quilt raffles in conjunction with the March 16th BCHS Quilt Show. The queen size “courthouse steps” quilt, pictured below, is pieced in neutral tan and cream hued fabrics...

Carlyle Lake Polar Plunge & Donut Dash

Polar Plungers will brave the frigid water of Carlyle Lake, on Saturday, February 23, 2019. The funds raised from the Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge® will benefit the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois....

Kaskaskia College To Host Town Hall Meeting

Kaskaskia College is hosting a town hall meeting Thursday, February 21, at 7:00 p.m., in the Lifelong Learning Center on the main campus. Everyone is invited to learn more about pending legislation in...

GHS Student Receives Recognition From Academic Challenge

Greenville High School student Olivia Peters had the 3rd highest combined test scores in the recent regional Academic Challenge in which there were about 200 competitors. Olivia excelled in biology and English and...

Greenville Optimist Club Offering Scholarships

The Greenville Optimist Club is offering two scholarships to 2019 graduating Bond County Unit 2 seniors, the Optimist General Scholarship and the Bill Wise Memorial Scholarship. Applicants will be judged on academic achievement,...

Think Global, Eat Local

University of Illinois Extension’s Community and Economic Development team will host a free webinar entitled Think Global, Eat Local, on Thursday, February 21, 2019 at Noon (CST). This webinar will highlight Illinois Extension...

Kidnapping, Murder & Chase Suspect Died Of Self-Inflicted Gunshot Wound

Illinois State Police report 39 year old Leslie K. Austin, of Jefferson City, MO, died of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head following an alleged kidnapping, murder, and multi-state police chase that ended...

New President & CEO at HSHS Holy Family Hospital

Hospital Sisters Health System has named a new president and chief executive officer for HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville. Kelly Sager will begin her new role on March 18. She is currently chief nurse executive...