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Greenville FFA Students Meet With Senator McCarter

Greenville FFA members met with Senator Kyle McCarter on Thursday during the FFA’s annual Ag Legislative Day.  FFA members were there to impress upon lawmakers the importance of agricultural education.  The March visit is an...

Eustace Conway On Electricity Experiments

Famous naturalist Eustace Conway will be the keynote speaker at the Owl Creek Gazette Self-Reliance Expo on Saturday, March 15 at First United Methodist Church in Greenville. Conway has been featured on the History...

GC Receives Top Honors At Regional Advertising Competition

Greenville College students received high honors at this year’s American Advertising Regional Award Competition, held last month. GC President Dr. Ivan Filby told us by the end of the competition, Greenville students brought home...

Leaf Burning Is Hot Topic At City Hall

Over three dozen citizens discussed the topic of leaf burning at the special Greenville City Council meeting Thursday night. Most, but not all, of those that spoke asked the city to ban the burning of...

Pre-registration For Health Fair 2014 Starts Tuesday

Greenville Regional Hospital will present Health Fair 2014 on Friday, March 21st at the First United Methodist Church on Second Street. A variety of free and low-cost health screenings will be offered. Charles Skorzewski,...

Volunteers Needed To Put Christmas Trees In Carlyle Lake

The US Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake is asking for volunteers to help with the annual Christmas tree recycling project. More than 1500 trees have been collected and Saturday, March 8, they...

GHS Students Raise Funds For Foster Hope

Greenville High School students and teachers recently raised a total of $1,366 to benefit Bond County’s Foster Hope organization. The school conducted the fundraising effort as a competition during the month of February. The winning...

February Precipitation Totals

February 2014 precipitation totals in Greenville show 95 hundredths of an inch of rain and 6.65 inches of snow. The rainfall is considerably below the 47-year average of 2.38 inches and the snow total...

Tax Referendum Meeting At Sorento Firehouse

The Shoal Creek Fire Protection District is hosting a tax referendum meeting Sunday, March 9, at 2:00 p.m., at the Sorento Firehouse. The purpose of the meeting is to answer questions about the proposed...

NWS Offers Tips For Illinois Severe Weather Awareness Week

As part of Illinois Severe Weather Awareness Week, Meteorologist Jim Kramper with the National Weather Service is offering tips for our listeners on how to handle severe weather. Today’s tip: better safe than sorry. “Always...