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Shoal Creek Friends Of NRA Present Check To Aces Trap Team

At their 18th annual banquet Saturday, March 8, the Shoal Creek Friends of NRA presented a large donation to Mulberry Grove Aces trap team. Don Niehaus with the chapter told us they had a...

Unit 2 School Board Facing Possible Budget Cuts

Bond County Unit 2 School Board held a special meeting Monday where they discussed possible budget cuts for the 2014-2015 school year. Superintendent Jeff Strieker told us some reasons why they must consider these...

Greenville College Levels Buildings During Campus Renovations

Greenville College leveled two houses and a shed this week after completing the necessary notifications and permits in February. The first house to go was located at 304 E. College Avenue and served as student...

Council Sees First Draft Of Occupancy Permits, Delays Action On Leaf Burning

At Tuesday night’s Greenville City Council meeting, the council considered the first draft of a possible occupancy permit.  City Manager Dave Willey stressed this was just the start of the process to have occupancy...

Scholar Bowl Performs Well In Regional

Congratulations to the Greenville Comets Scholar Bowl for a great performance in their regional competition. They beat Highland in the first round, but fell short to Jerseyville in the championship.

GC Announces Richard Zeller As Guest For Symposium

Greenville College recently announced Richard Zeller as the guest of this year’s Schoenhals Fine Arts Symposium. Zeller has earned international acclaim for both concert and opera roles. He will perform a voice recital on Tuesday,...

Mulberry Grove FFA To Hold Work Auction

The Mulberry Grove FFA Chapter will hold a work auction Thursday, March 13 at 7:00 p.m. in the Mulberry Grove Elementary gymnasium. FFA President Brett Shewe said the students are willing to work hard...

Famous Naturalist To Speak At Self-reliance Expo In Greenville

Famous naturalist Eustace Conway will be the keynote speaker at the Owl Creek Gazette Self-Reliance Expo on Saturday, March 15 at First United Methodist Church in Greenville. Conway is the founder of Turtle Island...

Ameren Offers Discounted Home Energy Audits

With a 20 percent increase in winter energy usage over last year, Ameren is offering discounted home energy audits to help increase energy efficiency and lower costs. Ameren Spokesperson Marcelyn Love gave us a...

Senior Center To Host Land Of Lincoln Financial Program

The Bond County Senior Center will host Land of Lincoln as they offer information on a financial program on Monday, March 17. Director Anna Oestreich told us the event will be held after the...