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FCI Honors Fallen Officers

As part of Correctional Workers Week, staff members at the Greenville FCI held a Fallen Officer Ceremony Tuesday afternoon. The program honored 25 federal prison workers who lost their lives in the line of...

Viewer’s Choice Winners Announced For BCHS Quilt Show

The viewer’s choice winners have been announced from the 12th Annual Bond County Historical Society Quilt Show that was held Saturday. In the wall and baby quilts category, Gloria Hertz was the winner. Viewer’s...

Lifetime Achievement Award Given To Max Aten

Max Aten was recently recognized for the many years he has dedicated to education in Bond County. “On Wednesday, April 23, the local Kaskaskia Region of the Illinois Principals Association honored Max Aten and he...

Lem Rhodes Cancer Foundation Joins Forces With Local Group

The Lemuel Rhodes Cancer Foundation has a new sub-committee that will generate funds to help local cancer patients. In February former members of the Bond County Relay for Life announced that they would be exploring...

Bond County Fair Call-in Date For Little Miss And Junior Miss

The Bond County Fair Little Miss and Junior Miss call-in date for entrants is Saturday, May 10. Calls for entries in the Little Miss Pageant will be accepted starting at 9:00 a.m. and the...

GHS Student Wins Visual Arts Grand Prize In Live Arts Contest

Greenville High School student Emily Petroline won first place in the 10th Grade Visual Arts category and Best in Show for Visual Arts out of all high school students in Greenville College’s Live Arts...

Bond County Home Health & Hospice Names Volunteer Of The Year

Bond County Home Health & Hospice recently held their Volunteer of the Year Luncheon at the Bond County Health Department. “We always pick one that kind of goes above and beyond, one that generally never...

Greenville Airport To Host Young Eagles Day

The Greenville Pilots Association, a chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association, will sponsor Young Eagles Day on Saturday, May 10 at the Greenville Airport. Craig Baumberger, president of the pilots association, told us more...

Greenville FFA Chapter Contest Results

The Greenville FFA Chapter recently participated in the Kaskaskia College Invitational Dairy Judging Contest and took third place out of 54 teams. Brennan Woker received 12th place individually and Josh Laesch received 10th place...

Rabies Clinics Offered Throughout Bond County

Illinois law requires all dogs 4 months of age or older have an official rabies vaccination. Numerous rabies clinics will be held throughout Bond County.  “Stopping rabies in dogs is the key to preventing the...