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

Madison County Sheriff’s Department Drug Disposal

The Madison County Sheriff’s Department recently disposed of more than 2,700 pounds of prescription and over-the-counter medications. Since April 2015, the “Rx 4 Safety” prescription drug initiative disposed of more than seven tons...

ISP & American Legion Summer Youth Police Program

The Illinois State Police (ISP) and the American Legion announce plans for the 47th Annual American Legion Youth Police Camp (ALYPC) at Camp Lincoln, located 1301 North MacArthur Boulevard, Springfield, Illinois, from June 23-28,...

Red Cross Offers Way To Help Kick Cancer

People may be surprised that they can play a direct role in the fight against cancer, and it’s easier than they might think. By donating platelets or blood through the American Red Cross, donors...

Suspect in Trooper-Involved Shooting Identified

Illinois State Police have identified the suspect involved in Saturday’s shooting on Interstate 55 near Staunton Road. 53 year old Billy L. Walker Jr., of Hillsboro, Missouri, was shot and killed by an...

Guilty Of Sexual Assault In Fayette County

Roger Seaton, age 58, of Herrick was recently found guilty in Fayette County Circuit Court of three counts of predatory criminal sexual assault. He is to be sentenced on April 9. A bench trial was...

Historical Society Quilt Show Results

The weather was very good Saturday for the 2019 Bond County Historical Society Quilt Show. Over 200 from throughout the area visited the show at the Greenville Free Methodist Church. Approximately 175 quilts were...

HSHS Athletes Advantage Trainers Honored

The Certified Athletic Trainers of HSHS Athletes Advantage Sports Medicine at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese, HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville and HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland are celebrating National Athletic Training Month...

Carlyle Lake Christmas Tree Drop Rescheduled

Due to inclement weather, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake has rescheduled the annual spring Christmas tree recycling/fish habitat improvement project for Saturday, 23 March 2019. The event will take place...

VFW Post 1377 Sponsors Blood Drive

VFW Post 1377 sponsored an American Red Cross blood drive recently in the Post in Greenville. Forty-three people registered with 35 units of whole blood and six units of red blood cells collected....

Trooper Shot, Suspect Killed Following Glen Carbon To Staunton Chase

An Illinois State Trooper was wounded and a suspect was killed following a pursuit from Glen Carbon to Staunton Saturday afternoon. According to the Belleville News Democrat, a state trooper responded to a report of...