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LOCAL NEWS

Humane Society Grant

The Bond County Humane Society has been awarded a $10,000 grant from the Petfinder Foundation. Rachel Hundsdorfer, president of the society, said the grant, plus...

State Of The Art Surgery

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital – Highland provides the newest technology in orthopedic surgery – the MAKO Robot. The MAKO Robot is used for partial...

BNB Business After Hours

A big crowd of local business people enjoyed the hospitality of the Greenville Chamber and Commerce’s Business After Hours Thursday night hosted and sponsored...

Mulberry Grove FFA Takes First

The Mulberry Grove FFA attended the Section 19 Greenhand Quizbowl Competition held at Pana High School on November 17th. The team took first...

Low Thanksgiving Fatality Rate

Officials with the Illinois State Police (ISP) announce that the 2016 Thanksgiving holiday travel period experienced the lowest fatality rate since 2011. The...

SPORTS

Lady Comets Split Games With Okawville

The Greenville Lady Comets basketball team played Okawville Thursday. The JV team won 37-22. Rylee Pickett and Nancy Fritzsche each scored nine...

Next Week’s Comets Sports Schedule

Click the image above to see the Comets sports schedule for the week of December 5...

All-Conference Football

The South Central all-conference football teams have been announced. Greenville High School players on the first team are Matt Timmermann on the defensive line, Camden...

GHS Volleyball All-Conference

Three members of the Greenville Lady Comets volleyball team have been honored by the South Central Conference coaches. Named to the all-conference first team was...

Lady Comets Top EAWR

The Lady Comets basketball team played East Alton Wood River Tuesday. The Freshman team won their game 29-9. Brenna Weiss, Megan Halleman,...

OBITUARIES

Kenneth L. Zeisset

Kenneth L. Zeisset, age 66 of Edwardsville, IL, died Sunday, November 27, 2016, at OSF St.Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL. He was born August...

Ronald F. Lagant

Ronald F. Lagant, age 67, of Greenville passed away, Monday, November 28, 2016 at Helia Healthcare. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday, December...

Brett Allen Schewe

Brett Allen Schewe, age 20 of Greenville, passed away Saturday, November 26, 2016. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m. Saturday, December 3, 2016...

Richard A. Baxter

Richard A. Baxter, age 85 of Pharr, TX, died Monday, November 14, 2016, at Amara Hospice in Edinburg, TX. He was born on Thursday, January...

Catherine M. “Kay” Forrest

Catherine M. “Kay” Forrest, age 87 of Carlyle, passed away at Breese Nursing Home on Tuesday, November 22, 2016. Mrs. Forrest was...