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LOCAL NEWS

Greenville College has announced its acquisition of the property at 100 North Locust Street in Greenville, the former site of the McCracken Office Building....

Construction continues on the Frank & Susan Watson Community Building, a new addition to the Bond County Senior Center on Harris Avenue in Greenville....

It’s almost time to say goodbye to summer. If you’ll be spending the weekend on or around the water this Labor Day, the U.S....

SPORTS

The Greenville Comets kick off their football season Friday in Litchfield. WGEL Sports Director Kent Kesner spoke with head coach Todd Hutchison about...

The Lady Comets tennis team played their first match of the season Wednesday night on their home courts, beating conference rivals Roxana 6-3. At...

The Comets soccer team won their season opener at home against Breese Central Tuesday night by a score of 5-0. Silas Groves scored...

OBITUARIES

Butch Havron, age 71, of Panama, passed away Tuesday, August 26. Funeral services for 71 year old Butch Havron will be held Saturday,...

Russell A. Ritzheimer, age 75, of Trenton, passed away Monday, August 25, at his home. A memorial service for 75 year-old Russell A....

Melbern L. “Mel” Carrillon, age 86, of Highland, passed away Tuesday, August 26 at his residence. Funeral services for 86 year old Melbern...