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LOCAL NEWS

With the passing of Dr. Boyd E. McCracken last week, many in the community have reflected on his pivotal role in the formation of...

The Bond County Unit 2 Board of Education has commissioned the Illinois Association of School Boards – or IASB – to guide their search...

Folk recording artist Noah Gundersen will be in concert Tuesday, February 3, at 7:30 p.m., in the Whitlock Music Center. Hailing from Seattle,...

SPORTS

The Greenville Comets basketball team won the Litchfield Invitational Tournament this past weekend. That’s the second tourney championship the Comets have won this...

The Greenville Comets won the Litchfield Invitational Tournament Saturday night. They defeated Taylorville 60-56 in overtime. Austin Lawrence had 20 points. ...

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OBITUARIES

Ruth A. Maschhoff, age 64, of Centralia, passed away Saturday, January 24, at her home. Funeral services for 64 year-old Ruth A. Maschhoff...

Philip Theodore “Ted” Haller III, age 63, of Trenton, passed away Saturday, January 24, at his home. Memorial services for 63 year-old Philip...

Linda Wesselmann, age 62, of Carlyle, passed away Sunday, January 25, in St. Louis University Hospital. A Mass of Christian burial for 62...