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The most up to date news for Greenville and Bond County.

Huddle House & Pie Auction Efforts Benefit Brody

WGEL recently told you about Brody Haston, a seven year old student at Greenville Elementary School who was diagnosed with cancer. He is expected to have nine chemo treatments and a surgery, which will...

Two Arrested In Three-County Pursuit

A police pursuit, which began in Clinton County, went through Bond County and ended in Hillsboro early Monday morning, resulted in the arrest of two subjects. The Bond County Sheriff’s Department was notified of the...

Arrests Made In Warrant Sweep

A multi-county warrant sweep, known as “Operation Washout,” was undertaken last Wednesday in Southern Illinois. It was reported nearly 40 individuals were arrested on outstanding warrants. The sweep was made possible through the Centralia...

Fatal Accident In Fayette County

A Ramsey man was killed in a single-vehicle accident Saturday night in Fayette County. Fayette County Coroner David Harris identified the victim as Rex L. Moreland, age 72. Harris advised Moreland was driving a vehicle which...

ATV Accident In Bond County

An ATV accident in Bond County injured a man Friday morning. The Bond County Sheriff’s Department was notified at 10:52 a.m. of the incident at 1847 Jaketown Road near Donnellson. A sheriff’s department officer said the...

Indiana Woman Found Dead In Fayette County

In the early hours of Monday, September 19, an out of state resident was found deceased in a vehicle along Interstate 70 westbound at mile marker 67 in Fayette County. Fayette County Coroner...

Train Derailment In Clinton County Monday

A train derailment occurred this (Monday morning) between Albers and New Baden in Clinton County. According to Sergeant Kyle Markus at the Clinton County Sheriff’s Department, the derailment, which was reported at 11:22 a.m, involved...

Pie Auction, Day One Total: $6,535+

We had a lot of fun Monday morning on WGEL in the name of a great cause – two great causes, in fact! Our Great Celebrity Pie Auction kicked off with special guests Bond...

Waggoner Teen Death Ruled Accidental

Montgomery County officials have released more information on a story from last week. On Saturday, September 10, at approximately 3:02 PM, deputies from the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office responded to the 911 report of a...

GHS Homecoming Parade Results

The weather was perfect last Friday afternoon for the Greenville High School homecoming parade. King and queen candidates and members of the court rode in vehicles. The parade included several floats. ...