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

Primary Election Petition Circulation Underway

The Illinois primary election is coming up the last part of June and candidates can begin circulating their petitions this week. Bond County Clerk Meg Sybert said the process has been delayed because of late...

Tips To Stay Safe When Walking On Snow & Ice

Winter is here, and snow has already covered other regions of the United States. With the possible snowfall predicted for the region, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family...

Special Council Meeting Called For Friday

The Greenville City Council has scheduled a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Friday, January 14 in the municipal building. On the agenda is review and approval of an employment agreement. An executive session...

293 New Covid Cases, BCHD Staff To Work Remotely

The Bond County Health Department has announced 293 new cases of COVID-19 over the past week. That’s a sharp increase over the 203 cases that were reported last week. Officials also report the Bond...

BCHD Dealing With National Covid Test Shortage

The Bond County Health Department has been dealing with a shortage of Covid-19 tests in recent days. The department received a shipment of tests this past Monday and offered them to the community Tuesday,...

IL Launches Campaign To Encourage Vaccinations

With the current surge of COVID-19 cases due to the highly contagious Omicron variant, the State of Illinois launched a new vaccine awareness campaign to explain the power of the life-saving vaccine. The ‘On...

New Greenville Police Officer

The City of Greenville has a new police officer. Jacob McClintock was recently sworn in by City Clerk Sue Ann Nelson. McClintock is a 2012 graduate of Ramsey High School and attended Lakeland Community College. Since 2019,...

Red Ball Trail Wooden Bridge Repairs Continue

The Bond County Highway Department made repairs to the deck on the Red Ball Trail wooden Bridge Wednesday. They will continue that work Thursday and expect the bridge to be closed between 8 AM...

Park District Bond Hearing

The Kingsbury Park District Board will conduct a public hearing Monday, January 17 on a proposal to issue non-referendum general obligation park bonds. The official notice of the hearing states public comments will be received...

Library Board Meeting Thursday

The Greenville Public Library Board meets Thursday, January 13 at 4 p.m. in the Bradford Room in downtown Greenville. Items on the agenda include long term goals and projects, dates for future board meetings, holidays...