Click on the icons below to visit any section of our website.

Local News Sports Obituaries Calendar Calendar Program Schedule


Welcome to the WGEL FM 101.7 Web Site. We are located in Greenville Illinois and serve Bond and surrounding counties with news about Greenville Illinois, sports, and the best country music in the country! You'll find breaking local news stories below.


LOCAL NEWS

Bond County Sheriff Planting Safety Reminder

The unusual weather lately has prevented steady work in the fields, but planting activity and field prep work is underway in our area. ...

The Factory Theatre Presents “Country Ella”

To conclude its 44th season, The Factory Theatre at Greenville University will perform the kid-friendly comedy COUNTRY ELLA on April 26—28 at 7:30 pm...

Whitetails Group Donates To Boy Scouts

The Shoal Creek Chapter of Whitetails Unlimited recently provided a monetary donation to Boy Scout Troop 1057 in Greenville. With this donation, the...

Choirs To Sing At GU

Two local high school groups will join the Greenville University choir for a special program later this month. The Bond County Unit 2 high school...

March Animal Control Report

Bond County Animal Control Officer Jim Hess has released his department’s monthly report for March. Hess responded to a total of 58 animal complaints last...

SPORTS

GHS Tennis Falls To Mt. Vernon, Tops Granite City

The Greenville High School Comets tennis team played Mt. Vernon Wednesday, at home. Mt. Vernon won the match 8-1. Winning for the...

Comets Baseball Picks Up Win

The Greenville Comets’ varsity baseball team picked up a South Central Conference victory Tuesday afternoon. The Comets topped Vandalia 6 to 4. Mason Johnson made a...

Greenville Softball & Soccer Defeated

The Greenville High School softball girls were defeated Tuesday by Vandalia by the score of 14 to 8. Katie Hutchinson ripped a grand slam homer...

Greenville Teams Win Comet Open

The Comet Open was held Tuesday afternoon at the Greenville High School track. Five teams were in the meet with the Lady Comets claiming first...

OBITUARIES

Jeffery John Fry

Jeffery John Fry, age 60 of Sorento, Illinois, passed away 5:00 a.m. Thursday, April 19, 2018 at home in Sorento. Funeral services will be...

Naomi F. Beichel

Naomi F. Beichel, 96, of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018, at Highland Health Care Center in Highland, IL. Naomi was born July 1,...

Marvin D. “Bum” Wehrle

Marvin D. “Bum” Wehrle, 83, of Trenton, died Tuesday, April 17, 2018 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon. Bum was born July 28, 1934 in...

Betty L. Weiss

Betty L. (nee Hagler) Weiss, 86, of Pocahontas, IL, died Saturday, April 14, 2018, at Hitz Memorial Home, Alhambra, IL. Betty was born January 27,...

Robert Louis Ulmer

Robert Louis Ulmer, age 95, of Spring Creek, Nevada passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018 at his home. Graveside services will be conducted...

FEATURED WEBSITE

OutdoorSolarStore.com: The Outdoor Solar Store features industry leading solar lighting products for all of your outdoor solar lighting needs! Click here to get Outdoor Solar Lighting