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Breese Hospital Auxiliary Offering Scholarships

The deadline is fast approaching to apply for the $1,000 scholarships for students in or entering a healthcare career field offered by the Auxiliary at HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. Applications are due by...

40th Annual National Crime Victims’ Rights Week

Every April, the Department of Justice leads communities across the Nation in their annual observance of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week. This year is the event’s 40th anniversary. Throughout the week, we renew our commitment...

St. Elmo Man Dies In House Fire

A St. Elmo man lost his life in a house fire Friday morning. St. Elmo firefighters responded to the call at 8:40 AM Friday, according to WXEF FM in Effingham. The home is located...

Greenville Farmers Market Begins May 1

The City of Greenville has announced it will be hosting a monthly Farmers Market beginning May 1. The market will be on the city-owned parking lot on South Second Street, between Winter and Summer Avenues. Jes...

KC Crisp Advisory Board Conducts Spring Meeting

The Crisp Technology Center held its annual advisory committee meeting on Thursday, April 8. Committee members in attendance received updates regarding current enrollments and discussed program and student learning outcomes, curriculum changes, and opportunities...

COVID-19 Vaccine Clinic In Highland

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland is hosting their next COVID vaccine clinic on April 21. Vaccine appointments are required. COVID vaccine appointments are available to Illinois residents who are 18 years and older. Call...

Don’t Let Spring Rains Flood Your Future

As Illinoisans welcome April showers and May flowers, the Illinois Department of Natural Resources (IDNR), Illinois Department of Insurance (IDOI), Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA) and local emergency management agencies throughout Illinois are reminding...

KPD Board Member Walks Out, Board Approves Scoreboards

The Kingsbury Park District Board met Monday night and approved the purchase of two new scoreboards for the fields at Jaycee Park. The boards are coming from NEVCO Scoreboard of Greenville at a total cost...

Council Discusses “Connecting All Comets” Payment Structure

At a March 30 special meeting, the Greenville City Council decided to pledge $200,000 to the Bond County Community Unit 2 campaign knows as “Connecting All Comets.” The campaign, which still needs the approval of...

FNB Announces March Students Of The Month

The FNB Community Bank has selected its recipients of March’s Student of the Month honor. Students are nominated by school staff and monthly winners are selected by a panel of bank employees. The March...