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LOCAL NEWS

Michael Ennen Named President Of Bradford National Bank

Frank Joy, Chairman of the Board at Bradford National Bank, with offices in Greenville, Highland, and Marine, announced today that Michael Ennen will be...

Judge John Knight Retiring

After spending the past 36 years serving Bond County, half as state’s attorney and the other half as resident circuit judge, John Knight is...

Council Approves Collective Bargaining Agreement

At its meeting Tuesday night, the Greenville City Council approved a new three-year collective bargaining agreement for employees in the water, sewer and street...

Winter Weather Safety Kits Important For Car & Home

November is Winter Weather Preparedness Month and the current (recent) round of snow is a good reminder to be ready for whatever Mother Nature...

November Is Diabetes Awareness Month

Bond County Health Department (BCHD) would like to remind community members that November is Diabetes Awareness Month. Approximately every 21 seconds, someone in...

SPORTS

75th Basketball Season At Greenville U

This season is a special one for the Greenville University men’s basketball program. Head Coach George Barber said the program is celebrating its 75th anniversary. Click...

Hutchinson To Play Softball At KC

Greenville High School senior Katie Hutchinson has signed a letter of intent to play softball next school year at Kaskaskia College. A ceremony was held...

Lady Comets Top MEL

The Greenville Lady Comets opened the new basketball season Tuesday night with a win in the Columbia Tip-Off Classic. The GHS girls eased past Metro...

High School Girls Basketball Scores

Greenville 73 Metro East Lutheran 39 Lebanon 35 Waterloo 32 Jerseyville 48 Breese Central 43 Mater Dei 58 Springfield Southeast 41 Carlinville 44 Williamsville 40 Altamont 51 Vandalia 25 Wesclin...

All-Conference Volleyball Honors

Three seniors on the Greenville Lady Comets’ volleyball team have been honored by South Central Conference coaches. Two GHS girls were named to the first...

OBITUARIES

Lance T. Compton

Lance T. Compton, age 37, of Pocahontas, IL passed away Monday, November 12, 2018 at his home. A Celebration of Life will be held...

Timothy R. “Tim” Marks

Timothy R. "Tim" Marks, age 39 of Troy, IL, died Monday, November 12, 2018, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. He was born on Saturday,...

Paul E. “Grumpy” Lager

Paul E. “Grumpy” Lager, age 86, of Aviston, died Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at his home. He was born November 2, 1932 in Aviston, a...

Clemens Leo Novak

Clemens Leo Novak, age 96 of Carlyle, passed away at his daughter’s home in Somerville, Alabama on Friday, November 9, 2018. Mr. Novak was...

Neta Fovetta Terry

Neta Fovetta Terry, 91, of Mulberry Grove, IL passed away at 12:25 AM, Monday, November 12, 2018 at HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon. A...

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