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Ameren Offers Discounted Home Energy Audits

With a 20 percent increase in winter energy usage over last year, Ameren is offering discounted home energy audits to help increase energy efficiency and lower costs. Ameren Spokesperson Marcelyn Love gave us a...

Senior Center To Host Land Of Lincoln Financial Program

The Bond County Senior Center will host Land of Lincoln as they offer information on a financial program on Monday, March 17. Director Anna Oestreich told us the event will be held after the...

Early Voting Wraps Up Saturday

The primary is just one week away. Voters can beat the lines on March 18th by casting a ballot early. You can do that at your county clerk's office. Early voting ends this Saturday....

Local Firefighters Respond To Multiple Fires Tuesday

Keyesport Firefighters responded Tuesday, at 1:51 p.m., to a reported timber fire on Deer Trail.  Mulberry Grove Firefighters were paged for mutual aid. Pocahontas-Old Ripley Firefighters were paged to a report of a grass fire...

Mulberry Grove KC Accounting Student Wins At SIUC

Lorraine “Lorrie” Albert of Mulberry Grove was one of seven Kaskaskia College students who competed recently in the 16th Annual Accounting Challenge at SIU Carbondale. The challenge provides high school students and community college...

College House Torn Down

Crews tore down the house on the corner of College Avenue & North Spruce Street in Greenville Monday. The property is owned by Greenville College.

Greenville City Council To Discuss Parking Restrictions

The Greenville City Council will discuss adding parking restrictions to the Locust Street area between College Avenue and Beaumont at their regular March council meeting. Mayor Alan Gaffner told us more about the issue. “In...

Chopper Spotted Chopping Trees In Bond County

You may have seen a strange looking helicopter hovering around Bond County this past week. Sherry Schaefer from Heritage Iron Magazine told us this chopper is one of only 20 of its kind worldwide...

Greenville FFA Students Meet With Senator McCarter

Greenville FFA members met with Senator Kyle McCarter on Thursday during the FFA’s annual Ag Legislative Day.  FFA members were there to impress upon lawmakers the importance of agricultural education.  The March visit is an...

Eustace Conway On Electricity Experiments

Famous naturalist Eustace Conway will be the keynote speaker at the Owl Creek Gazette Self-Reliance Expo on Saturday, March 15 at First United Methodist Church in Greenville. Conway has been featured on the History...