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LOCAL NEWS

City Building Code

At its September meeting, the Greenville City council updated its building code, using the international code standards. City Manager Dave Willey told WGEL the city...

Library Seeking Director Applications

The Greenville Public Library is seeking applications for the position of Library Director. Current director, Mike Westbrooks, recently announced his retirement, effective October 31. Responsibilities include...

DeMoulin Museum Donation

The DeMoulin Museum’s fundraising campaign received a major boost Wednesday as The First National Bank donated $5,000. Since early August, the museum has been raising...

Former VCC Correctional Officer Charged

A former correctional officer at the Vandalia Correctional Center is facing multiple charges after being arrested when attempting to enter the prison for work...

Plant School Avenue Restricted

Central Township will allow local traffic only on Plant School Avenue, starting Monday, September 25th until Friday, September 29th. The restriction will be...

SPORTS

Eagles Fall In Sectional

The Mulberry Grove Jr. High Eagles baseball season came to an end Saturday in sectional action in Raymond. The Eagles were facing Springfield...

MG Athletic Director Chad Nelson On Eagles Sectional

WGEL's Ryan Mifflin spoke with Mulberry Grove Athletic Director Chad Nelson Saturday afternoon, shortly after the MGJH Eagles sectional game. Click below to...

Comets Win At Litchfield

On a very warm September night, the Greenville Comets’ football team travelled to Litchfield Friday and recorded a 49 to 33 win. The Comets remain...

Football Scores: SCC & Beyond

Greenville 49 Litchfield 33 Vandalia 47 Southwestern Piasa 26 Carlinville 50 Roxana 8 Hillsboro 55 Gillespie 8 Pana 55 Staunton 20 Mater Dei 40 Breese Central 12 Highland 28 Triad...

Post Game Interview With Coach Hutchinson

WGEL's Jeff Leidel spoke with Comets head coach Todd Hutchinson following the Comets win in Litchfield Friday night. click below to hear the...

OBITUARIES

Phyllis June Heckman

Phyllis June Heckman, age 87, of Greenville passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Helia Healthcare in Greenville. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday,...

Darlene M. Brandt

Darlene M. Brandt, age 63 of Highland, passed away at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Darlene was born on...

John V. Ratermann

John V. Ratermann, age 65, of Breese, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Aviston Countryside Manor. Mr. Ratermann was born February 23, 1952 in...

James “Jim” Skinner

James “Jim” Skinner, 56, of Brownstown, IL passed away at 5:24 PM, Sunday, September 17, 2017 at his family home. A Graveside Service will be...

Anthony Frost Hatch III

Anthony Frost Hatch III, 91, of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Faith Care Center, Highland, IL The Reverend A. Frost Hatch, born...

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