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Reps. Davis, Lucas, Shimkus Hold “On The Farm” Meeting On Farm Bill In Greenville

On Friday U.S. Representatives Rodney Davis (R-Ill.) and John Shimkus (R-Ill.) and House Agriculture Committee Chairman Frank Lucas (R-Okla.) hosted an “on the farm” roundtable discussion on the Farm Bill at Schaufine Farm in...

Greenville College Included in Top Midwest College Ranking

Greenville College has been ranked among the top Midwest regional colleges in the 2015 edition of the U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges ranking. GC maintained the same spot as last year, ranked...

Highland Teacher’s Strike Resumes, Tentative Offer Rejected

It was another day out of school and another day on the picket line in the Highland School District Monday after teachers rejected a tentative contract offer Sunday. The teachers continued the strike...

Hills Fort Anniversary A Successful Event

The Hills Fort Society held a living history weekend Friday through Sunday to mark the 200th anniversary of a significant battle that occurred at the fort. “Friday was our school day and that...

Lemuel Rhodes Cancer Foundation Fundraising Tops $31,000 And Continues to Grow

Saturday afternoon and evening was the first annual Celebration of Life Festival organized for the Lemuel Rhodes Cancer Foundation. The festival of life was the culmination of a year of fundraising and volunteerism in...

Hills Fort Hosts Unit 2 Fifth Graders

As part of their living history weekend, commemorating the 200th anniversary of an attack on Hills Fort, the Hills Fort Society hosted all Bond County Unit 2 fifth graders Friday at the fort replica...

FFA Hosts Test Plot Field Day

Greenville and Mulberry Grove FFA members gathered near Lake Raymond Estates Friday for the Greenville Chapter’s Fourth Annual Golden Rows Test Plot Field Day. Students heard reports from numerous seed companies from the...

Greenville Police Activity Report For August

The Greenville Police Department has released their report of activities for the month of August. Officers investigated one report of battery, three residential burglaries, two thefts over $500, two thefts under $500, and six incidents...

VFW Blood Drive Exceeds Goal

Greenville V.F.W. Post #1377 sponsored and hosted an American Red Cross blood drive Thursday. 52 prospective donors registered, with 48 units collected. The goal established by the Red Cross was 42 units. Jane...

Teachers Hit Picket Lines In Highland

There was no school in Highland Thursday. Teachers are on the picket line over an ongoing contract dispute with the school board. The two sides can't agree on issues involving pay freezes,...