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LOCAL NEWS

Possible Funnel Clouds Around Highland

Possible funnel clouds were spotted north and south of Highland just after 11 AM Friday morning. WGEL received several calls reporting the clouds...

Tri-Ford Donation

Tri-Ford of Highland has donated $500 to the Bond County Sheriff’s Department. Mike Huber, from Tri-Ford, presented the check to Sheriff Jeff Brown and Chief...

2016 Bond County Final Multiplier

Bond County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to Constance Beard, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue. The...

May Animal Control Report

Bond County Animal Control Officer Jim Hess reports 70 animal complaints during the month of May. 49 of those were within the Greenville...

4-H Dog & Cat Shows

The Bond County 4-H Dog and Cat Show were held on June 17 at the Bond County Fairgrounds. 4-H members exhibiting in dog...

SPORTS

Hutchinson All-State

A member of the 2017 Greenville Comets baseball team has earned all-state recognition. Ryan Hutchinson was selected to the Illinois High School Baseball Coaches Association...

IHSA Classes

The Illinois High School Association has school enrollment numbers for sports to be played in the 2017-18 school year. Mulberry Grove High School...

GHS Sports Physicals

HSHS Athletes Advantage Sports Medicine is offering sports physicals, with Dr. Neighbors, Tuesday, July 11, from 8:00 a.m. – noon, in Greenville High School....

KPD Little League

Action is underway this week in the Kingsbury Park District’s softball and baseball programs. Players are divided by ages. Softball girls play in the Junior,...

State Baseball Tournament

The state baseball champions in Illinois Class 1A and 2A had Greenville connections on their way to their titles. In Class 1A, the Valmeyer Pirates...

OBITUARIES

Jeannine Hope Gobberdiel

Jeannine Hope Gobberdiel, age 82 of Greenville, passed away Thursday evening, June 22, 2017, at St. Luke's Hospital in Chesterfield, Missouri. Funeral services will be...

Yvonne Marie Simmonds

Yvonne Marie Simmonds, age 69, of Greenville passed away Saturday, June 24, 2017 at her home. Memorial services will be held at a...

Burel D. Goodin

Burel D. Goodin, age 59 of Breese, passed away at Missouri Baptist Hospital in St. Louis on Friday, June 23, 2017. Mr. Goodin was born...

Mary Lee White

Mary Lee White, 60, of Greenville, passed away at 12:51 p.m. on Friday, June 23, 2017 at Barnes Jewish Hospital in St. Louis, MO. Mary...

William “Bill” Dean Bryant

William "Bill" Dean Bryant, age 83 of Maryville, Illinois and formerly of Greenville, passed away Friday evening, June 23, 2017 at Barnes Hospital, St....