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

Unit One Board Approves FY22 Budget

The Mulberry Grove Unit 1 Board of Education approved its new budget for fiscal year 2022 Monday night. Superintendent Bobby Koontz talked about the budget before it was unanimously approved. He said all funds...

Highland VFW Introducing Horse Therapy For Veterans

Highland VFW Post 5694 is partnering with the Chakota Therapeutic Riding Center in Germantown to introduce the benefits of horse therapy for veterans. A special program will be held Monday, October 4, at...

Five Reasons To Eat An Apple A Day

We’ve all heard the expression, “An apple a day keeps the doctor away,” but is there any truth to it? HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland and HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville...

Studio 36 In Pocahontas Honors Fallen 13

Two suicide bombers and gunmen attacked an airport in Kabul in August, killing 60 Afghans and 13 US troops. Becky Stoecklin, owner of Studio 36 in Pocahontas, said she was heartbroken to hear the news...

County Board To Hear Circuit Clerk Recommendation

The Bond County Board will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. in the courthouse. An item on the agenda is the recommendation from the Bond County Republican Central Committee that Randi Workman of Greenville be appointed...
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This Is National Farm Safety & Health Week

s another harvest season begins, the Illinois Departments of Agriculture (IDOA) and Labor (IDOL) remind all farm workers to stay safe, especially during the upcoming and busy harvest season. Each year since 1944, the third...

Council To Meet In Special Session Tuesday

The Greenville City Council has scheduled a special meeting for Tuesday, September 21 in the municipal building. Start time is 5 p.m. A Safe Routes To School Grant hearing will be conducted and the council...

Photos From Doll’s Orchard 100th B-day Celebration

Doll's Orchard in Pocahontas had a big turnout Saturday for their 100-year celebration. The folks from the orchard expressed their thanks to the Greenville FFA for bringing a petting zoo and to Pullin' Pork for...

Felon Sentenced For Possessing Firearm Ammo

A Troy, Illinois man will spend more than two years in prison for illegally possessing firearm ammunition. Troy A. Schrage, 37, was sentenced today to 30 months in federal prison for being a Felon...

Greenville Choral Union Prepares For Production Of “Messiah”

The Greenville Choral Union begins preparation for its 91st annual performance of George Frideric Handel’s Messiah. Vocal rehearsals begin Monday, September 20. “One of the longest standing traditions at GU is our annual performance of...