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LOCAL NEWS

City Work Near Bicentennial Park

Plans continue to develop Bicentennial Park at the intersection of Third and Winter Streets in Greenville. Recently, the Bond County Historical Society was given the...

Unit Two Safety Drill

There was no school for Bond Unit 2 students last Friday, but district staff members met at the high school for a day of...

Charges Filed In Fatal I-64 Accident

On Thursday, Illinois State Police announced the arrest of Brandon J. Bell, a 30 year old resident of O’Fallon, IL. Bell was charged...

SWEC Board Accepting Applications For District III Director Seat

Southwestern Electric Cooperative is accepting applications to fill a District III director seat left vacant by the loss of longtime board member Randy Wolf...

Greenville Police Department September Activity Report

According to the Greenville Police Department September activity report, there was one felony incident, one misdemeanor, two people arrested on warrants, and officers issued...

SPORTS

Comets Over Gillespie Now 6-2

The Greenville football Comets secured a place in the playoffs with a 41 to 34 win over Gillespie Friday night. The Comets own a 6...

Greenville Jr High Girls Basketball Results

The Greenville Jr High Girls basketball teams dropped 2 games at Gillespie on Tuesday October 9. The Jays host Vandalia at home on...

Staunton Gives Lady Comets Volleyball Second SCC Loss

The Lady Comets volleyball team took on Staunton Thursday. The freshmen lost, 21-19, 21- 7. JV were defeated, 25-15 W, 14-25 L, 13-15 L. The varsity ladies...

Lady Comets Tennis Over Salem

The Lady Comets tennis team completed their regular season with a 4-2 win over Salem Thursday and honored seniors Aly Ahern and Jackie Forys...

Joe Alstat’s “Comets Sports of the Week”

Click below to hear Joe Alstat's "Comets Sports of the Week" report from Saturday's Sports Shop...

OBITUARIES

Robert J. Oravec

Robert J. Oravec, age 83 of Highland, IL, died Sunday, October 14, 2018, at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in O Fallon, IL. He was born October...

Russell L. “Russ” Rendleman

Russell L. “Russ” Rendleman, age 87, of Trenton, entered eternal rest on Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Anderson Hospital in Maryville. He was born...

Esther C. Uphoff

Esther C. Uphoff, nee Hellmann, age 98 of Bedford, TX, died Friday, October 12, 2018, at her residence. She was born on Sunday, December...

Lora Jane Kirk

Lora Jane (Ward) Kirk, 62, of Litchfield, IL, passed away at 11:27 a.m. on Friday, October 12, 2018 at Heritage Health: Therapy & Senior...

Joyce Schmitt

Joyce Schmitt, age 77, of Trenton, died Sunday, October 14, 2018 at Clinton Manor Living Center in New Baden. She was born February 15, 1941...

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