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City Of Greenville Leaf Vacuuming Program To Begin Monday

The City of Greenville will offer their leaf vacuuming program beginning Monday, March 17 and continuing through Monday, April 14, weather permitting. Residents are asked to rake their leaves to the edge of the...

Coffeen Residents Without Power Much Of Thursday

Residents of Coffeen were without power for much of the day Thursday. WGEL spoke with an Ameren representative who explained the outage in the Coffeen area was due to a faulty transformer in the Filmore...

Michigan Man Pleads Guilty To Highland Bank Robbery

22 year old Ramsey Z. Fakhouri, of Troy, Michigan, pled guilty Thursday to a federal indictment charging him with bank robbery. According to court documents, Fakhouri and a second suspect traveled from Michigan to Highland...

Priority Care Changing Name To Immediate Care 365

St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese is changing the name of its non-emergency satellite location in Carlyle. Priority Care will soon become Immediate Care 365. A New Baden facility currently under construction will have the...

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,...