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Unit Two Board Personnel Action

The Bond County Unit 2 Board of Education met Monday night and took action on several personnel items. The resignation of Elizabeth Clark, as a kindergarten teacher at Greenville Elementary School, was approved. The...

Memorial Day Flag Posting

Members of veterans’ organizations will be decorating the graves of veterans at local cemeteries in honor of Memorial Day. VFW Post 1377 and AMVETS Post 140 will place American flags on graves. ...

Fatal Accident In Bond County

Illinois State Police report a fatal accident on Interstate 70 in Bond County Tuesday morning, just after 8:30 AM. According to police, a semi was traveling westbound on I-70 at Mile Post 47. The truck,...

City Council Approves FY 2021 Budget

The Greenville City Council has approved a budget for fiscal year 2021, which began May 1. The COVID-19 pandemic will affect city revenues in terms of less tax money received for various programs. In...

Core Program Continues With Leadership Change

The Core Community Program in Bond County is in its infancy. Designed to help people in generational poverty, the program has been slowed by the coronavirus pandemic. About six persons have been involved, however, through...

HSHS Holy Family Hospital Honors EMS

During National Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Week, HSHS Holy Family Hospital recognizes the tremendous role that local EMS partners make to improve health in this region and in communities across the nation. According to...

MGHS & GHS Seniors Win AMVETS Scholarships

AMVETS Post 140 has selected its recipients of the 2020 AMVETS college scholarships. Two senior young ladies have been selected, one from each of the Bond County high schools. At Mulberry Grove Unit 1, the scholarship...

Local Vet Riding To Remember

Every Memorial Day weekend, the Rolling Thunder motorcycle ride to Washington, D.C. has been held to honor veterans. This year, due to COVID-19, the national ride has been cancelled. The AMVETS organization, however, is holding an...

Road Closure Wednesday

Mt. Nebo Avenue will be closed near the intersection with Terrapin Ridge Road Wednesday, May 20th, from 9 AM – 3 PM for culvert repair.

Motel Owners Request Property Tax Relief

Motel owners in Greenville asked the city council to provide property tax relief due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The topic was brought up at Tuesday’s city council meeting with no action taken. City Manager Dave Willey...