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LOCAL NEWS

Lorton On Retirement

Effective August 31, Lou Lorton will retire as police chief of the Greenville Police Department. Lorton joined the city police force in 1982 and has...

Sorento Basketball

A Sorento student appeared before the Bond County Unit 2 school board Monday night concerning the consolidation of Sorento boys’ basketball and cheerleading for...

Head East & Kenny Hampton

The rock band Head East will perform Saturday night in downtown Greenville for the Bond County Bicentennial. Roger Boyd, a native of Carlyle, is the...

Amateur Radio Field Day

Members of the Okaw Valley Amateur Radio Club participated in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 24 – 25 at Patriot’s Park....

Plan Commission Tables Request

The Greenville Plan Commission met Monday night to discuss a request from Roger McFarland to vacate an unimproved portion of South Street running from...

SPORTS

KC Girls Soccer Camps

The Kaskaskia College Blue Angel Soccer Program will host two girls’ camps July 26 and 27 for junior high and high school students. A...

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,...

OBITUARIES

Cecil W. Thacker

Cecil W. Thacker, age 79 of Breese, passed away at his home on Saturday, June 24, 2017. Mr. Thacker was born on...

Anton H. “Tony” Hundsdorfer

Anton H. “Tony” Hundsdorfer, 79, of Highland, Illinois, died Saturday, June 24, 2017, at Highland Health Care Center, Highland, Illinois. Tony was born February 20,...

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...