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City Of Vandalia Found Not Liable In Fatal 2014 Train Accident

The City of Vandalia has been found not liable in a lawsuit over the fatal train accident that occurred at the 6th and Main Street crossing in Vandalia on October 30, 2014. The accident happened...

1.65% Of Bond County Vaccinated

The Illinois Department of Public Health is reporting that 1.65% of the population of Bond County have received COVID-19 vaccinations. As of Monday, February 1, the IDPH reports Bond County has an inventory of 340...

Dollar General Open In Mulberry Grove

A third Dollar General store has opened in Bond County. Mulberry Grove’s Dollar General opened its doors last week. It is located on the northeast part of the intersection of Mulberry Grove Road and...

2020 Keyesport Fire Protection District Awards

Three members of the Keyesport Fire Protection District were honored at the recent annual banquet. Chad Vohlken, who has been with the department 10 years, was selected as First Responder of the Year for 2020. Jim...

City Crews Replace Concrete Downtown

Those travelling on Third Street in Greenville Wednesday morning may have noticed Public Works employees doing concrete work across from the courthouse. Bill Grider, superintendent of public works, said broken concrete along the edge of...

Downtown Water Line Installation Complete

The installation of the new water line, along North Second Street, between Oak and College avenues in downtown Greenville, has been completed. Bill Grider, superintendent of the Greenville Public Works Department, reported water hookups were...

Bond County COVID Vaccine Update

The Bond County Health Department issued an update on the COVID-19 vaccination process in Bond County on Monday. According to the health department, vaccinations are being administered to residents several times each week as supply...

County Board Passes Resolution On Crime Bill

The Bond County Board has taken action to ask Illinois Governor J.B. Pritzker to veto the criminal justice bill recently passed by the state legislature. The board unanimously approved a resolution requesting the veto. During Tuesday...

SMART Talk On PPP Funds Set For Wednesday

The Federal government has re-opened the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. Participating financial institutions, including Greenville’s five local banks, will continue to process applications for this new...

HSHS Holy Family Foundation Virtual Trivia Night

The HSHS Holy Family Foundation will host a virtual trivia night this Friday, February 5, from 7 to 9 PM via Zoom, and you can still get tickets to participate. Kelly Sager, President & CEO...