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LOCAL NEWS

Alco Stores has announced the closure of all 198 of its locations, including stores in Greenville and Hillsboro. The chain filed Chapter 11...

The Salvation Army Red Kettle drive is underway in Bond County. “The campaign will continue through Christmas Eve,” organizer Wayne Pierce told WGEL....

The Bond County Humane Society recently received notice from State Representative John Cavaletto’s office that the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity have...

SPORTS

The Lady Comets placed third over the weekend at the Columbia Tournament, defeating Waterloo 44-42. Taylor Gerdes scored 15 points, Katie Schreiber earned...

It was a great season for Comets football despite the early exit from the playoffs. And in recognition of some of the great...

The Greenville Comets basketball team is getting set to open their season Monday, December 1st. Comets head coach Todd Cantrill told WGEL he’s...

OBITUARIES

Lucille J. “Lucy” Schwarz, age 88, of Highland, passed away Saturday, November 22, at Faith Countryside Homes in Highland. Funeral services for 88...

Elaine T. Bornhauser, age 85, of Highland, passed away Saturday, November 22, at Faith Countryside Homes in Highland. Funeral services for 85 year-old...

Barbara F. Woods, age 77, of Troy, passed away Saturday, November 22 at Highland Healthcare Center in Highland. There will be no funeral...