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Gun Debate Still Hot In Springfield

It looks like the gun debate is far from over in Springfield. A new bill introduced last week would require gun owners to register every gun they own. And, if they fail to do...

Vandalia Native June Squibb Receives Oscar Nomination

Vandalia native June Squibb recently received an Oscar nomination for Best Supporting Actress for her performance in the critically-acclaimed movie, “Nebraska.” Squibb was born and raised in Vandalia and is known for roles in...

Leaps Of Love To Hold Ms. LOL Pageant

Leaps of Love, a non-profit organization dedicated to serving families affected by childhood cancer, will host the Ms. L.O.L. pageant in Highland this May. The pageant will feature 10 courageous men from the Highland...

Mulberry Grove High School Gearing Up For FFA Week

Mulberry Grove High School’s FFA Chapter is gearing up for a week of festivities for National FFA Week which officially begins February 15. “At Mulberry we host a petting zoo and kind of an ag...

Greenville Police Warn Against Driving With Obstructed View

When you’re running late and the windshield is covered with a layer of ice, that small square you cleared off may seem good enough, but Greenville Police Chief Lou Lorton told us driving without...

Greenville College Alumnus Managing Florida Georgia Line

After studying music business and student directing AgapeFest, Greenville College alumnus Seth England is now managing the wildly popular country music duo Florida Georgia Line. GC President Dr. Ivan Filby said England’s story exemplifies...

No Injuries At Ammunition Plant Blast

No injuries were reported after an ammunition plant went up in smoke Sunday. It happened at the Winchester Ammunition plant in East Alton Sunday morning. Fire officials say the blaze started in a maintenance...

Lawmaker Aims To Rescue Eleven Year Old’s Cupcake Business

State officials are coming to the aid of an eleven-year-old baker who’s story went viral after her cupcake business was shut down by the Madison County Health Department. State Representative Charlie Meier says it...

Mulberry Grove FPD Banquet Honors Volunteers

The Mulberry Grove Fire Protection District discussed the year in review and presented awards at their annual banquet on Saturday night. The district responded to 87 calls in 2013, 29 of which were fire...

Greenville Fire Protection District Holds Banquet, Gives Awards

The Greenville Fire Protection District presented several service awards at their annual appreciation dinner on Saturday. Fire Chief Bill Johnston told us he was happy to see how many turned out for the dinner. Andy...