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ISP Arrest Flora Man For Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault Of Child

Illinois State Police Division of Criminal Investigation Zone 8 has announced the arrest of 26-year-old Braxton D. Allen of Flora, IL, for alleged Predatory Criminal Sexual Assault of a Child, a Class X Felony. On...

No Jury Duty For May 20

Bond County Circuit Clerk Randi Workman reports jury trials have been cancelled for Monday, May 20, in Bond County Circuit Court. Jurors do not need to report for duty that day.

Greenville High School Graduating Seniors Recognized With Awards

The Bond County Unit 2 High School Academic Foundation Senior Awards Program was held last week in the auditorium. Many students were presented special awards and scholarships. Receiving Departmental Awards were Bryce  Siebert in agriculture, Amanda...

Greenville University Honors The Class of 2024

Members of the Greenville University class of 2024 started their college careers in a global pandemic. They were among the few freshmen classes nationwide to attend face-to-face classes, while most colleges were entirely online....

Senior Center Hosts First Senior Prom

The first Senior Prom at the Bond County Senior Center Friday night was a big success. Approximately 50 individuals, dressed in their finest clothes, attended the event. They gathered in the dining area to be...

Swamp and Friends To Perform At DeMoulin Museum

The next concert at the DeMoulin Museum in Greenville is this Sunday, May 19. Swamp & Friends will perform toe tappin, hand clappin’, good ol’ music beginning at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free and so...

Joe Doll’s Weekly Crop Report

Click below to hear WGEL Farm Reporter Joe Doll's weekly crop report.  You can see further information from the USDA below as well...

KC Hosts Annual Awards Banquet

Kaskaskia College recently celebrated the outstanding achievements of its faculty, staff, students, and community partners at the Annual Awards Banquet held this April. The event recognized individuals and organizations that have made significant contributions...

ISP Celebrates Law Enforcement Appreciation Month

Throughout the month of May, Governor Pritzker, the Illinois State Police (ISP), and law enforcement agencies across the state will celebrate Law Enforcement Appreciation Month in Illinois. ​ Governor Pritzker proclaimed May as Law...

Meier Speaks Up For Lyme Disease Legislation

The Illinois House of Representatives Human Services Committee today adopted a House Resolution which urges the federal government to allocate more funding toward finding a cure for Lyme disease and declares May 2024 as...