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LOCAL NEWS

Class X Felony Conference Continued

On Tuesday, a negotiated plea conference in the criminal case of Jesse Woolford, age 28, of Greenville, was continued once again in Bond County...

Tractor & Grain Cart Fire

A tractor, grain cart, and wheat, near Keyesport, were damaged by fire Monday afternoon. According to Keyesport Fire Chief Jim Golder, Keyesport Firefighters...

Unit 1 Board Hires Elementary Principal

The Mulberry Grove Board of Education met Monday. They approved hiring Casie Bowman Elementary Principal. Bowman signed a three-year contract for 2018-2021. During...

Koonce Named AMVET Of The Year

The Illinois AMVETS State Convention was held recently and as part of the proceedings, Tony Koonce, of Greenville, was honored by being presented the...

Amateur Radio Field Day

Members of the Okaw Valley Amateur Radio Club will be participating in the national Amateur Radio Field Day exercise, June 23 – 24 at...

SPORTS

Bond County Jaguars Win Tournaments

The Bond County Jaguars select fast-pitch softball teams were tournament winners over the weekend. The Jaguars 16 – 18 year-old team won their...

This Week’s Cards Talk

It's time for another edition of Cards Talk. Click below to hear from WGEL's Mike Greenwood and Jeff Leidel:

Mater Dei Grad Drafted

Former Mater Dei High School baseball player, Zach Haake was selected in the recent major league baseball draft. The Breese native was the Kansas City...

66 Attend Comets Basketball Camp

The annual Comets Basketball Camp was held last week by Comets Head Boys Coach Todd Cantrill, his staff and players. 66 boys and 3 girls...

All-Conference Soccer Honors

One member of the Greenville Lady Comets soccer team received a post-season honor. Hannah Simpson, a sophomore, was named to the South Central Conference third...

OBITUARIES

Shirley A. Haas

Shirley A. Haas, age 65, of Trenton, died Monday, June 18, 2018 at her home. Mrs. Haas was born December 28, 1952 in Granite City,...

Eileen E. Reding

Eileen E. Reding, age 93 of Highland, IL, died Monday, June 18, 2018, at Meridian Village Care Center in Glen Carbon, IL. She was born...

Loretta McAllister

Loretta McAllister, 93, of Breese died Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at Cedarhurst, with her children by her side. Loretta was born in Trenton IL on...

Elvin D. Blunt

Elvin D. Blunt, age 66 of New Douglas, IL passed away on Sunday, June 17, 2018 at Community Hospital of Staunton in Staunton, IL....

Floyd Leland Post

Floyd Leland Post, age 71 of Greenville, passed away Saturday, June 16, 2018 at HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville. Visitation will be held Thursday,...

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