Salute To Service

Saluting Active Service Members, Thank you!

Detective Sgt. Steven Unterbrink of the Bond County Sheriff’s Department

Today we salute Detective Sgt. Steven Unterbrink of the Bond County Sheriff’s Department. Unterbrink is a 1989 Greenville High School grad, a Kaskaskia College graduate along with the Illinois State Police Academy in Springfield, and...

Salute to Service GFPD Fire Fighter Samantha Bailey

Toady’s Salute to Service is Greenville Fire Protection District volunteer fire fighter Samantha Bailey. Bailey joined the GFPD about five years ago. Bailey wanted to be a firefighter from childhood and enjoys...

Salute To Service: Logan VonHatten, Highland Fire Department

Today's Salute to Service is Logan VonHatten of the Highland Fire Department. Logan is a long time volunteer with the HFD and was recognized as Highland Optimist Club's Firefighter of the year in...

Salute To Service: Tony Winter, Highland Fire Department

Today's Salute to Service is Tony Winter with the Highland Fire Department. Winter has been a volunteer for 35 years and was recently recognized for his service to Highland and its community at...

Salute To Service: Travis Tebbe, Highland Fire Department

Today's Salute to Service is new volunteer firefighter Travis Tebbe with the Highland Fire Department. All volunteer districts need new volunteers to help service their communities. If you're interested in volunteering contact...

Today’s Salute to Service Bond County SGT. David Dunn

Sgt. David Dunn.  I graduated from Greenville high school in 1986.  I enlisted in the Army straight out of high school.  I then continued my education at Southern Illinois University at Carbondale.  I originally...

Salute To Service: MGFPD Firefighter Austin Redfern

Today's Salute to Service is Mulberry Grove Fire Protection District volunteer firefighter Austin Redfern. Redfern is a Lieutenant in the MGFPD. Starting in the junior program Austin has been a trained volunteer...

Salute to Service: Seth Tischhauser, Smithboro FPD

Today's Salute to Service is Seth Tischhauser with the Smithboro Fire Protection District. Seth has been a volunteer firefighter since 2019. With three years of service to the community; Seth has attended many fire...

Salute To Service: Chris Boeser, Highland PD

Chris Boeser is today's Salute to Service.  Chris is the newest Patrol Officer with the Highland Police Department.  Chris started with the Police Academy at the start of May. Congratulations to Chris Boeser, Highland PD. Salute...

Salute To Service: Lieutenant Loni Hensler, Pocahontas Old Ripley Fire Rescue and EMS

Today's Salute to Service is EMS Lieutenant Loni Hensler Pocahontas Old Ripley Fire Rescue and EMS. Hensler has worked EMS for 23 years. Thank you to Loni Hensler Pocahontas Old Ripley Fire...