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LOCAL NEWS

The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity has announced it has received 67 applications for Enterprise Zones from communities throughout the state. ...

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 22nd annual Gerald Turley Memorial Award. Created in 1994 to honor an outstanding...

Details have been released for the 2015 Bond County Fair. The fair will be held Thursday, July 30 through Tuesday, August 4 at...

SPORTS

The Greenville Comets won the Litchfield Invitational Tournament Saturday night. They defeated Taylorville 60-56 in overtime. Austin Lawrence had 20 points. ...

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The Comets will be playing for a second tournament title tonight live on WGEL and streaming at WGEL.com. The Comets advanced to the...

OBITUARIES

Kenneth “KT” Summers, age 70, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, January 22 at his residence. Funeral services for 70 year old Kenneth “KT”...

Dr. Boyd E. McCracken, age 91, of Greenville, passed away Monday, January 19 at Helia Healthcare in Greenville. A celebration of life for...

Walter A. “Wally” Eilers, age 76, of Breese, passed away Wednesday, January 21 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. A funeral mass of...