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National Day Of Prayer Observed Thursday

Believers of all denominations gathered Thursday at noon on the Bond County Courthouse steps for the Bond County Ministerial Alliance’s annual National Day of Prayer service. John Heston of the Greenville First Christian...

Meet The Queen & Junior Miss Candidates

WGEL has been introducing you to this year’s queen and junior miss contestants in the Bond County Fair pageant. Click below for a greeting from today’s featured queen candidate, Caitlynn Elliott: One of the junior miss...

Mulberry Grove Murals

If you’ve seen the murals on the north side of Mulberry Grove Market and wondered how they got there, we’ve got the answer for you. The two murals were painted last summer and fall by...

Once Thought Eradicated, Measles Is Back

Measles was declared eradicated in America in 2000. Now, in nine states, and with two reported cases in Champaign County, the disease is back. Clark County, Washington alone has reported 53 cases,...

Hard Road Theatre In Highland To Present “Drinking Habits”

Hard Road Theatre in Highland will present their latest play, “Drinking Habits” January 23-25 and 30-31 in the Highland High School Kennel. Production Director Tom Varner told WGEL about the plot of the...

Hillsboro Man Wins $1 Million In Lottery

A Hillsboro man is a million dollars richer, thanks to an Illinois Lottery Fabulous Fortune scratch off instant ticket. 40 year old Nicholas Putnam has lived in Hillsboro for 30 years. He was at...

Sorento Students Host Blood Drive

Fourth grade students at the Sorento School hosted an American Red Cross blood drive recently. Twenty-three people registered with 22 units collected. The Red Cross goal was 20 units. Tina Elam...

Greenville Regional Hospital Announces GRH Medical Group

Greenville Regional Hospital has grouped several of its existing physician practices under one umbrella name. Effective immediately, Greenville Medical Associates; McCracken, Dawdy, Hall; and Family Wellness OB Services will be known as GRH Medical...

Accident Kills Two Young People In Clinton County

An early morning accident on Sunday claimed the life of two young lives in Clinton County.  According to Clinton County Coroner Phillip Moss Christopher Harper age 20 of St. Rose and Josie Lee Walker...

Hills Fort Anniversary A Successful Event

The Hills Fort Society held a living history weekend Friday through Sunday to mark the 200th anniversary of a significant battle that occurred at the fort. “Friday was our school day and that...