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Highland Students Compete At State Level

Two Highland students finished strong in the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association's state bowling finals this past weekend. Highland Middle School bowler Emma Schuster had high game of the day for the...

Bond County Hospice Seeks Volunteers

Bond County Hospice is currently seeking volunteers. Volunteer Coordinator Karen File told us about some different ways to help. “After training, they can actually see patients,” File told WGEL. “The purpose of going into the...

Greenville FFA Scores Well Friday And Saturday

The Greenville FFA Dairy Judging Team placed first at their Section Contest on Friday. Individually, Brennan Woker was first overall, Josh Laesch was third and Haley Pierce was eighth. Other team members were Austin...

City Wide Yard Sales To Be Held In May

The City of Greenville is coordinating the second annual City Wide Yard Sale to be held Friday, May 2 through Sunday, May 4. The city will provide maps showing locations, hours and some items...

St. Joseph’s In Highland Introduces Telemedicine Technology

St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland recently launched a new stroke telemedicine program that gives patients and emergency room physicians access to the expertise of an on-call neurologist. Director of Community Relations Randy Schorfheide told...

Pocahontas Center Students Of The Month

The Pocahontas Center has named their Students of the Month for April. The Character Education Word of the Month for April is "Fairness". Back to Front (L to R): Gage Links, Joshua Doty, Madison Jett,...

National Weather Service Gives Tips On Hail Safety

The National Weather Service received several reports of hail, some the size of a quarter, as storms blew through the area last week. Service Hydrologist Mark Fuchs with the National Weather Service shared some...

Shoal Creek Chapter Of WTU Sponsored Hunter Safety Ed Course

The Shoal Creek Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited sponsored an Illinois Hunter Safety Education course this month at the KVS Club near Tamalco. Class participants received a “WTU Kids on Target” package for participating and...

City Of Greenville Feeling Impact Of Winter Weather

Even after the snow has melted, the City of Greenville is feeling the impact of this year’s extreme winter weather. Public Works Director Bill Grider told us the city depleted all but 75 tons...

Greenville City Council Could Vote On Leaf Burning Tonight

The Greenville City Council is set to meet Tuesday night at 7:30PM at city hall.  The council will likely discuss and may take a vote to change the current leaf burning ordinance in the...