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

Ron Marshel To Retire From Farm Bureau

Ron Marshel recently announced his plans to retire from the Farm Bureau after more than 30 years. Bond County Farm Bureau President Frank Doll said Marshel will be missed. “He’s been a great addition to...

Greenville College Announces New VP For Advancement

Scott Giffen has accepted the position of Vice President for College Advancement at Greenville College. Giffen brings with him leadership experience and an extensive background in fundraising. He will begin his new appointment with...

District-wide Initiative To Train Students And Staff For AED

Students and staff of the Bond County Unit 2 School District are receiving emergency response training with a new program that launched this year. Greenville High School Principal Wendy Porter told us Jill Young,...

Bond County Fair Queen Riley Langham To Compete In Springfield

Fair Queen Riley Langham is getting set to represent Bond County in the state queen pageant of the Illinois Association of Agricultural Fairs.  The pageant will be held in Springfield this weekend.  Riley told...

Kiosk Payout Machine Moved In The Night

A 300-pound kiosk machine used for gambling payouts was recently taken from Scooter’s Pub in St. Rose after the establishment had closed. Clinton County Sheriff Mike Kreke said the machine was left at the...

Greenville Police 2013 Activity Report

The Greenville Police Department has issued their activity report for 2013. Crimes against persons were up in 2013.  Police responded to 7 incidents of battery last year, compared to 4 in 2012.  One assault was...

32 Year Old Altamont Man Found Dead, No Cause Of Death Known Yet

No cause of death has been determined for a 32 year old Altamont man found dead at a residence on the east side of Altamont.  According to the Effingham County Coroner’s office a 911...

GC Choir Announces 2014 Spring Concert Season

Greenville College has announced the Greenville College Choir’s concert itinerary for Spring 2014. Founded in 1927 by Dr. Robert W. Woods, the Greenville Choir has attained a widespread reputation for performing sacred choral music...

City Addresses Buchheit Roof Issue

The Greenville Fire Department was paged to Buchheit on Rt. 40 at 2:24 Friday afternoon, following a report of concrete chips falling from the ceiling. Firemen evacuated all customers and employees and secured the...

Madison County Coroner Investigates Weather Related Death

The Madison County Coroner’s Office is investigating what appears to be a weather-related death. A patrolling Glen Carbon police officer found 83-year-old Mary Kampwerth in her driveway on Rt. 159 in Glen Carbon. Kampwerth...