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LOCAL NEWS

Council Approves Liquor Amendment, Truck Purchase

The Greenville City Council met recently for its regular August meeting. The council approved an amendment to the liquor ordinance to allow the sale of...

Veterans Memorial Brick Applications Due Soon

Applications for new bricks on Veterans Day at the Bond County Veterans Memorial are being accepted through August 31. They are available at local banks,...

Unit Two Board Takes Personnel Action

At a special meeting Wednesday night, the Bond County Unit 2 Board of Education emerged from a long executive session to take action on...

Unit One Board To Meet Monday

The Mulberry Grove Unit 1 Board of Education will meet Monday, August 15 in the district library at 6 p.m. The first order of business...

KC Recognizes Summer LPN Graduates

Congratulations to all the graduates of the summer 2022 Kaskaskia College Licensed Practical Nursing Program! Top row (left to right): Ashlee Whittington – Odin Stephanie Wilkerson –...

SPORTS

Blue Jays Open Baseball Season

The Greenville Junior High baseball team began its 2022 season Wednesday at Pana. In the “A” game, the Blue Jays were defeated 5-2. Christian Swalley took...

Greenville Country Club Wednesday Night Golf League – Week 13 Results

Greenville Country Club Wednesday Night Golf League - WEEK 13 - Played on Wednesday, August 10th. WGEL wins Regular Season Championship. Playoffs start Wednesday,...

Pickett & Brauns Set Tournament Record

On Saturday, 8/6 the Greenville Country Club hosted its annual Member/Guest Golf Tournament. 37 two person teams participated in the event. The...

GHS Fall Sports Getting Underway

Practices for the fall season got underway this week at Greenville High School. One of the teams begins its season this week. The...

OBITUARIES

Roy Mulliniks, III

Roy Mulliniks, III, 57, of Marine, IL, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2022, at his home in Marine, IL. He was born on July...

Roger Raymond Riggs

Roger Raymond Riggs, age 69 of Jamestown, passed away at St. John’s Hospital in Springfield, IL on Tuesday, August 9, 2022. Mr. Riggs was born...

May E. Reinacher

May E. Reinacher, age 87 of Highland, IL, died Monday, August 8, 2022, at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in O'Fallon, IL. She was born on Friday,...

Therman V. Gipson

Therman V. Gipson, 100, of Greenville, passed away on Monday, August 8, 2022, at Montgomery Nursing and Rehab, in Taylor Springs, IL. Therman was born...

Shirley M. Spihlman

Shirley M. Spihlman, age 88, of Carlyle and formerly of Trenton, passed away Tuesday, August 9, 2022 at Carlyle Healthcare Center. She was born January...

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