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Vandalia Prison On Lockdown For Flu Activity

The Vandalia Correctional Center was placed on Level 1 Lockdown Tuesday afternoon due to two diagnosed cases of the flu. According to the Department of Corrections, three inmates showed flu-like symptoms. Two tested positive for...

Mulberry Grove Village Board Meets

At the recent Mulberry Grove Village Board meeting, Erin Dugan told the board she was considering purchasing the Maple Street Grill. She said if she does purchase the property, she would request a liquor...

Bond County Soldier’s Civil War Sword Featured On Antiques Roadshow

A sword that belonged to a Civil War colonel from Bond County was appraised on an episode of PBS’s “Antiques Roadshow” earlier this week. The sword is owned by a descendent of Colonel John B....

Council Approves Library Roof Funds & Revolving Loan For Sweetest Things

During the regular Greenville City Council meeting, matching funds were approved for the Greenville Public Library to help replace their roof. Councilman Mike Heath shared the library’s plan to use a metal roof on...

Two Arrested In Connection With Casey’s Robbery

According to a press release from Sergeant Scott A. Workman of the Greenville Police Department, Tuesday, January 14, Greenville Police arrested Ryan M. Oller, age 27, and Jordane L. Wood, age 25, in connection...

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...