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Truck Blocks Road For An Hour, Damages BNB Community Building

Main Avenue in Greenville was blocked for about an hour Thursday morning when a tractor trailer unit had trouble turning out of the alley. The trailer struck the southwest top corner of the Bradford Community...

Car Strikes National Bank

The driver of a car, which crashed into two pillars in front of National Bank, along South Third Street in Greenville this morning, was not injured. Greenville police were notified of the accident at 11:36...

Bond County Fair Wraps Up With Parade Tuesday

Tuesday is the final day of the 2015 Bond County Fair. The main event will be the big parade. Alan Davis, parade superintendent, told WGEL the parade starts around 7:00 p.m. and will feature...

Greenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary Receives State Award

The Greenville Regional Hospital Auxiliary has been honored with the Illinois Hospital Association Constituency on Volunteers Health Care Advocacy Award. It was one of only 22 IHA members, out of 200 hospitals, to get the...

First Bicentennial Book Now Available

Bicentennial History of Greenville, Illinois Volume 1, a reprint of a 1905 book published by Will C. Carson, has been reissued in observance of Greenville’s 200th birthday celebration. Carson compiled the comprehensive look...

Rare Weather Occurrences Lead To Volatile Weather This Afternoon

Snow in April…temperatures rising by up to 15 degrees overnight…several inches of rain…flash flooding…severe thunderstorms…the last two days have seen a lot of significant weather events. But just how rare are the occurrences...

Greenville Airport To Host Open House & Airstravaganza Saturday, October 4

The Greenville Airport will hold an Open House and Airstravaganza Saturday, October 4. The event is open to the public and will display aircraft from the area as well as others who have flown...

July Blood Drives

The American Red Cross has released the blood drive schedule for July in Bond County. VFW Post #1377 is sponsoring a drive on Thursday, July 6, at the Post at 2043 South Fourth Street in...

Cavaletto On Legislation Transferring Ownership Of Animal Lab To KC

Governor Bruce Rauner has signed legislation sponsored by State Representative John Cavaletto to transfer ownership of the former Animal Disease Testing Lab in Centralia to Kaskaskia College for one dollar. Representative Cavaletto said...

Mulberry Grove Prom

The Mulberry Grove High School prom was held Saturday night at the school. Selected as prom queen was Jade Koertge and the prom king was Dawson Enloe. Other candidates for queen were Alisha Green and Morgan...