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LOCAL NEWS

12 Year Old Located After Search

At 6:16 P.M. Monday, the Highland-Pierron Fire Department was called to assist the Bond County Sherriff’s Department in searching for a 12 year old...

Drug Arrests In Hillsboro

According to Montgomery County Undersheriff Rick Robbins, Kasey R. Hodge, age 28, of Raymond and Richard P. Ross, age 43, of Hillsboro, were taken...

Law Enforcement Says Thanks

The Bond County Law Enforcement Association has issued a statement, thanking the Bond County community for their support. The statement, issued by the...

BNB Sponsors Academic Foundation Gala

Bradford National Bank continues its tradition of supporting local organizations and events, with its double platinum sponsorship of the Bond County Unit #2 Academic...

GC Students Learn Juggling

Friday afternoon, students in Greenville College’s inter-term juggling class gave a demonstration of their new juggling skills on Scott Field on the campus. ...

SPORTS

Panthers Recognized By SLIAC

Taylor Paulin, a senior guard with Greenville College, is this week's St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Women's Basketball Player of the Week. Taylor...

Greenville College Basketball

The Greenville College women’s basketball team earned an 81 to 76 victory at Webster University Saturday. The Lady Panthers trailed by three at halftime and...

Comets, Lady Comets Tuesday

The Greenville High School girls and boys basketball teams play Tuesday. The Lady Comets travel to Vandalia for a South Central Conference game. GHS is tied...

Brady All Tournament

The 50th annual Litchfield Invitational concluded Saturday. Despite playing in just three of the Greenville Comets’ four games, Brady Simpson, a senior, was...

Comets Take 7th

The Greenville Comets came from behind in the second half and defeated Hillsboro Saturday afternoon in the seventh place game of the Litchfield Invitational. The...

OBITUARIES

Steve Royer

Steve Royer, age 79 of Greenville, passed away at 4:11 a.m. Monday, January 23, 2017 at Helia Healthcare in Greenville. Funeral services will be held...

Herbert B. Korte

Herbert B. Korte, age 86 of Highland, IL, died Sunday, January 22, 2017, at Eden Village Care Center in Glen Carbon, IL. He was born...

Alvira H. “Vera” Kunz

Alvira H. "Vera" Kunz, age 94 of Highland, IL, died Saturday, January 21, 2017, at Faith Care Center in Highland, IL. She was born January...

Margaret L. Reupke

Margaret L. Reupke, age 81 of Carlyle, passed away at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese, Illinois on Sunday, January 22, 2017. Mrs....

Richard J. Albers

Richard J. Albers, age 87 of Bartelso, born May 21, 1929 in Bartelso, a son of the late Cecilia, nee Usselmann, Albers and Henry...