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

Unit Two COVID Report

The COVID-19 situation in Bond County Unit 2 affected the Sorento and Pocahontas schools last week. There were four positive staff members and that led to Pocahontas and Sorento centers going full remote last Thursday. In...

Simple Room Seeking Volunteer Tutors

The Simple Room in Greenville, like all charitable organizations right now have had to be very creative with how they provide services and continue operations during the COVID-19 pandemic. During the shelter in...

August Greenville Public Works Report

August was another busy month for the Greenville Public Works Department. A total of 285 man hours were spent mowing grass, trimming weeds and trees, and picking up and disposing brush. Close to 200 hours were...

291 COVID Cases In Bond County

The Bond County Health Department is reporting 14 new positive coronavirus cases from Saturday through Monday. The new cases bring the to-date county total to 291. Of the positive cases, 48 people are currently...

Grain Dryer Fire In St. Jacob

The St. Jacob Fire Department responded to the report of a grain dryer on fire in rural St. Jacob on the morning of Friday, September 18. At 7:04 a.m., Highland-Pierron Fire Department was dispatched...

National Farm Safety & Health Week

September 20-26 is National Farm Safety and Health Week and Bond and Fayette County Farm Bureau Manager Katie Cayo said safety should be on everyone’s mind this time of year. She said there’s a lot...

BNB Warning Of Counterfeit $20 Bills

Bradford National Bank is warning that fake $20 bills are circulating in the area. The bills reportedly have identical serial numbers and are very shiny and slick to the touch. Bradford National Bank encourages...

Fire Dept. Cautions Against Controlled Burns In Dry Weather

The Greenville Fire Protection District is reminding everyone that the weather has been – and is predicted to remain – fairly dry in our area. Fire officials urge you to exercise caution if you plan...

Nine New Cases Bring COVID Total To 277

The Bond County Health Department has announced 9 new COVID-19 cases, bringing the total to date to 277. The new positives, since Wednesday, include a female in her teens, a female in her 30’s, a...

Mailer Causing Vote By Mail Confusion

Bond County Clerk Meg Sybert is reporting her office has received many calls asking about a mailer that was received Friday from the Illinois Secretary of State’s Office. The subject of the mailer...