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LOCAL NEWS

Mulberry Grove Murals

If you’ve seen the murals on the north side of Miller’s Market in Mulberry Grove and wondered how they got there, we’ve got the...

GJHS Scholastic Bowl

The Greenville Junior High School Scholastic Bowl team opened its season February 4th at a tournament at Mater Dei High School in Breese. ...

Greenville FFA Work Auction

The Greenville FFA Chapter Work Auction is Tuesday, February 21, in the high school gym, during FFA Week. There will be a complimentary...

4-H Workshops

Clinton County 4-H members are busy with projects all year long, not just during fair season in the summer. Although often thought of...

Summer Youth Police Program

Officials with the Illinois State Police (ISP) and the American Legion announce plans for the 45th Annual American Legion Youth Police Camp (ALYPC). ...

SPORTS

Girl’s Sectionals Update

Taylor Snow, a senior at Greenville High School, will be shooting next Thursday in the state three-point contest at Redbird Arena in Normal. Snow advanced...

Comets Best Miners

Playing a make-up game at Gillespie Thursday night, the Greenville Comets picked up a 56 to 53 win over the Miners. The Comets concluded play...

Comets At Carlyle

The Greenville Comets travelled to Carlyle Tuesday night and were defeated by the Indians 62 to 48. The Comets led by two points at halftime...

GC Senior SLIAC Player Of The Week

Greenville College senior guard Kenny Greene is the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men's Basketball Player of the Week after helping Greenville move into...

Bluejays Recognized

The Greenville Jr. High 7th Grade Bluejays, second place finishers in the IESA state championship, were recognized for their achievement Sunday afternoon. A...

OBITUARIES

Carolyn Sue Hunter

Carolyn Sue Hunter, age 64 of Greenville, passed away 11:12 a.m. Friday, February 10, 2017 at St. John's Hospital in Springfield, Illinois. In her memory,...

Donna M. Swofford

Donna M. Swofford, age 82, of Pocahontas, IL passed away Saturday, February 11, 2017 at Helia Healthcare in Greenville, IL. There will be...

Ande H. Watkins

Ande H. Watkins, age 25 of Trenton, died Sunday, February 12, 2017 at his residence. He was born May 31, 1991 in Evansville IN to...

Leonard J. Frohn

Leonard J. Frohn, age 87 of Pocahontas, IL, died Sunday, February 12, 2017, at Highland Health Care Center in Highland, IL. He was born December...

Violet Margret Johnstone

Violet Margret Johnstone, age 92 of Mulberry Grove, Illinois passed away 11:12 p.m. Friday, February 10, 2017 at Helia Healthcare in Greenville, Illinois. Funeral services...