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LOCAL NEWS

Vandalia Vehicle Thefts

Two juvenile boys were taken into custody at Smithboro Sunday afternoon by Bond County deputies. Bond County Chief Deputy Jim Leitschuh said the department received...

Bond County Tax Bills

The State of Illinois has set the final multiplier for Bond County and Bond County Treasurer Katie Weiss says the tax process has begun....

Child Porn Cases In Fayette County

Two Vandalia men were recently in Fayette County Circuit Court related to Child Pornography charges. 55 year old William Frakes, of Vandalia, has been charged...

Dakota Access Pipeline Update

Lisa Dillinger, spokesperson for the Dakota Access Pipeline, has provided WGEL an update on the project. About 12 miles of the pipeline is going through...

Madison County Fair July 26-31

The Madison County Fair is set to kick off Tuesday, July 26 at Lindendale Park in Highland. Madison County Fair Board President Wayne...

SPORTS

Whitetails Unlimited Support Jr. Comets

The Shoal Creek Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited once again sponsored the annual Jr. Comets Football Agility Camp by providing t-shirts to all participants. ...

KC Alumni & Friends Golf Tournament

The Kaskaskia College Men’s and Women’s Golf Program will host an Alumni and Friends Golf Outing on Saturday, August 27 at Greenview Golf Course...

New Golf Record At Country Club

Former Comets golfer Michael Wernle of Greenville shot a 9 under par 63 to set a new course record for 18 holes at the...

Senators Baseball Wraps Season

The Watson’s Senators Junior Legion baseball team in Greenville concluded its summer season with a tournament over the weekend in Decatur. Coach Todd Hutchinson said...

GHS Sound System

A new sound system is being installed this week at the Greenville High School football field. Athletic Director Joe Alstat said the sports boosters provided...

OBITUARIES

Viola Ann Hagen

Viola Ann Hagen, age 88 of Breese, born April 20, 1928 in Aviston, a daughter of Albin and Mary, nee Peters, Gebhart, died Monday,...

Ricky Wyant

Ricky Wyant, age 59 of Mulberry Grove, Illinois, passed away at 7:25 p.m. Sunday July 17, 2016 following a motorcycle accident one mile north...

Joseph D. “Joe” Gamboa

Joseph D. "Joe" Gamboa, age 55 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at his residence in rural Highland, IL. He was born November...

David L. Cluck, Sr.

David L. Cluck, Sr., age 65 of Carlyle, passed away on Tuesday, July 19, 2016, at Mercy Hospital in St. Louis. Mr. Cluck was...

Nancy S. Mitchell Wise

Nancy S. Mitchell Wise, age 63 of Glen Carbon and formerly of Breese, passed away at Eden Village Care Center in Glen Carbon on...

 

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