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Eagle Watch Event At Case-Halstead Library

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in partnership with the Case-Halstead Library, will be hosting an Eagle Watch on Saturday January 29, 2022, at the Case-Halstead Library in Carlyle, IL. At 9:30 a.m., 10:00 a.m.,...

DeMoulin Museum 2021 Year-End Report

After a slow 2020 due to COVID-19, the DeMoulin Museum in Greenville bounced back last year with 729 visitors from 18 states. The museum had several events in 2021. It participated in Greenville’s Museum Day celebration...

Additional Options Presented At Sorento School Hearing

Wednesday evening, over 160 attended the third hearing held by the Bond County Community Unit 2 school board on the topic of the possible closing of Sorento School. For the first 45 minutes, Superintendent...

City Manager Search Update, Interim Salary Addressed

The Greenville City Council is searching for new full-time city manager. In late August of 2021, the retirement of Dave Willey led to City Clerk and Finance Director Sue Ann Nelson being appointed interim city...

Council Approves Option On Downtown Building

The Greenville City Council met Tuesday and approved an option agreement to purchase a building on North Second Street. The city is in the process of developing a downtown plaza, which would be in the...

Primary Election Petition Circulation Underway

The Illinois primary election is coming up the last part of June and candidates can begin circulating their petitions this week. Bond County Clerk Meg Sybert said the process has been delayed because of late...

Tips To Stay Safe When Walking On Snow & Ice

Winter is here, and snow has already covered other regions of the United States. With the possible snowfall predicted for the region, HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family...

Special Council Meeting Called For Friday

The Greenville City Council has scheduled a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Friday, January 14 in the municipal building. On the agenda is review and approval of an employment agreement. An executive session...

293 New Covid Cases, BCHD Staff To Work Remotely

The Bond County Health Department has announced 293 new cases of COVID-19 over the past week. That’s a sharp increase over the 203 cases that were reported last week. Officials also report the Bond...

BCHD Dealing With National Covid Test Shortage

The Bond County Health Department has been dealing with a shortage of Covid-19 tests in recent days. The department received a shipment of tests this past Monday and offered them to the community Tuesday,...