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LOCAL NEWS

Patriot’s Park, west of Greenville, will be the site of the Bond County Fourth Fest. The event will be held Sunday, July 3 starting at...

Mulberry Grove American Legion Post 1180 will observe Independence Day, Monday, July 4, by flying the Avenue of Flags in the Mulberry Grove Cemetery....

A Fayette County man has been charged with allegedly possessing and disseminating child pornography as part of "Operation Glass House," a statewide initiative to...

The annual flushing of fire hydrants and water lines is underway in the City of Greenville. Bill Grider, superintendent of public works said there are...

The Greenville Board of Adjustments met recently and took action on three matters. All motions were approved 4 to 0. The board recommended a...

SPORTS

The Gary S. Wheeler Memorial Scholarship has been established to honor the memory of former Carlyle High School educator and coach, Gary Wheeler. ...

A three-day soccer camp for young boys and girls was recently conducted at Greenville High School. High school boys soccer coach Chance Vohlken said he...

Highland native Geoff Hartlieb was recently selected by the Pittsburgh Pirates in the 29th round of the major league draft. According to Lindenwood University Head...

He played football and baseball at Greenville High School, but in college Ty Sexton will be performing on the bowling lanes. Sexton has signed a...

The annual Comet Golf Scramble is Friday, July 15, at the Greenville Country Club. Tee times are 8:00 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. and the cost...

OBITUARIES

Helen C. Greimann, age 100 of Shelbyville and formerly of Bond County, passed away 3:15 a.m. Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at Shelbyville Manor, Shelbyville,...

Roy J. Marti, age 85 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, June 28, 2016, at his residence in Highland, IL. He was born on Thursday, December...

Betty J. Daiber, age 87 of New Douglas, IL, died Sunday, June 26, 2016, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, IL. She was born on...

Lawrence H. “Cannon” Timmerman Jr. 82 of Breese died Monday June 27, 2016 at his residence. Cannon retired from Granite City Steel as a supervisor....

Dorothy M. Meyers, age 94 of Highland (St. Jacob Twsp), IL, died Friday, June 24, 2016, at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Highland, IL. She was...

 

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