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LOCAL NEWS

2018 WGEL Pie Auction To Benefit LRCF

WGEL’s Annual Great Celebrity Pie Auction is coming up, Monday-Wednesday, September 24-26!!! Tune in to hear local folks auctioning their pies to benefit...

Bond County Harvest Underway

Despite recent rain, the Bond County harvest is underway. Jim Riddle, manager of the Greenville Total Grain Marketing facility, said last Monday seemed like the...

Board Approves SSD Purchase, Insurance

In their recent meeting, the Bond County Board approved the purchase of an ambulance cot and power lift for the Special Service District. ...

FCI-Greenville Inmate Pleads Guilty To Assault

A former inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution in Greenville, Illinois, pled guilty earlier today to assaulting a fellow inmate. Michael Griesinger, 23, admitted...

Mulberry Grove Oiling Streets

The Village of Mulberry Grove will be oiling streets in the village Tuesday, September 25, weather permitting. Work is expected to begin at...

SPORTS

Comets Beat Litchfield Friday

The Greenville Comets football team is now over .500 for the season with a 63 to 8 win at home Friday night over Litchfield. The...

Walker Photography Pics From Litchfield Game

Bill Walker at Walker Photography shared these photos with us from Friday's game against Litchfield...

Coach Hutch Interview After Friday’s Win

Click below to hear Jeff Leidel talk with Comets head coach Todd Hutchinson following Greenville's win over Litchfield Friday...

Football Scores Sept 21: SCC & Beyond

Greenville 63 Litchfield 8 Gillespie 20 Hillsboro 12 Carlinville 42 Roxana 12 Pana 41 Staunton 13 Vandalia 48 Southwestern 14 Highland 44 Triad 14 Columbia 47 Carlyle 0 Mater Dei 33...

Weekly GU Sports Update

Click below to hear the weekly GU Panther sports update from BJ Schneck, with the Greenville University Athletic Department...

OBITUARIES

Rita A. Warnecke

Rita A. Warnecke, age 92 of Highland, IL, died Friday, September 21, 2018, at Highland Health Care Center in Highland, IL. She was born on...

Jeffrey A. Collins, Sr.

Jeffrey A. Collins, Sr., age 63 of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, September 18, 2018, at his residence in Highland, IL. He was born on October...

Patricia E. Wallace

Patricia E. Wallace, 76, of Panama, passed away at 10:32 a.m. on Tuesday, September 18, 2018 at her residence. Patricia was born January 11, 1942...

Robert D. Cruthis

Robert D. Cruthis, 90, of Hillsboro, IL, formerly of Sorento, IL, passed away at 9:39 a.m. on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at Hillsboro Rehabilitation...

Donald Eugene McCray

Donald Eugene McCray, age 82 of Greenville, passed away at his home 6:41 a.m. Wednesday, September 19, 2018. Funeral services will be held 11:00 a.m....

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