Salute To Service

Saluting Active Service Members, Thank you!

Salute To Service: Bond County Coroner Tony Brooks

Today’s Salute to Service is Bond County Coroner Tony Brooks. Brooks has a long history of service to his community that stared in 1979 as a dispatcher and corrections officer in Bond County....

Salute to Service SFPD Hunter & Alexis Neer

Today’s Salute to Service is to Hunter and Alexis Neer with the Smithboro Fire Protection district.  Hunter Neer currently serves as a firefighter since June of 2020 prior to this he joined as a...

Specialist Bryant Schneider

Today we Salute Specialist Bryant Schneider Smithboro, a 2010 Mulberry Grove High school graduate.  Specialist Schneider enlisted in the Army in Summer of 2013 and completed basic training at Ft. Jackson in South Carolina,...

Salute To Service: Former Highland Fire Chief, the late Dennis Rinderer

Today’s Salute to Service is to retired Highland Fire Chief Dennis Rinderer. Dennis retired as Chief in the 90s after spending over two decades serving with the Highland Fire Department. Dennis passed...

Today’s Salute to Service Deputy Jared Jolliff

Deputy Jared Jolliff is a 1998 graduate from Mulberry Grove Unit 1 High School. Deputy Jolliff joined the sheriff's Department as a correctional officer in 2003, and as a Deputy in 2004. Jolliff also graduated...

Salute To Service: Mulberry Grove Firefighter Chris Waters

Today’s Salute to Service is firefighter . Waters has been a volunteer firefighter for over 20 years and is one of five active members since the new fire house was built in 2004. Thank you...

Salute To Service: Greenville FPD Volunteer Firefighter Bill Johnston

Today’s WGEL Salute to Service is Greenville FPD Volunteer Firefighter Bill Johnston Today’s Salute to Service is volunteer firefighter Bill Johnston. Bill joined the Greenville Fire Protection District in November of 1979. Bill...

Salute To Service: Alyssa Seegers, Highland Fire Department

Today’s Salute to Service is Alyssa Seegers with the Highland Fire Department. Seegers was recently recognized by the Highland Optimist Club as Fire fighter of the year for the department. Thank you...

Salute To Service: Travis Knebel, Highland Fire Department

Today’s Salute to Service is to Travis Knebel of the Highland Fire Department. Travis is a long-time volunteer with the Highland FD, and recently received recognition for 15 years of service. Today’s...

Salute To Service: Brett Kunkel, Shoal Creek Fire Protection District

Today's Salute to Service is Brett Kunkel of the Shoal Creek Fire Protection District. Brett was recently recognized for his 50 years of service to his community. 50 years ago Brett started...