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LOCAL NEWS

Voting In Election

Bond County Clerk Randy Reitz says there is still time to register to vote and early voting, for those already registered, begins Thursday, September...

Marcoot Creamery Honored

Representatives from the Illinois Office of Tourism and Illinois South Tourism Bureau were in Bond County Tuesday morning to honor Marcoot Jersey Creamery, south...

Airport Airstravaganza

The Greenville Airport Airstravaganza is scheduled for Saturday. Sherry Schaeffer, vice chairman of the Greenville Airport Authority Board, said the Airstravaganza is part of the...

Pleas Entered In Bond County Court

Several individuals have recently entered pleas in their respective cases in Bond County Circuit Court. A former Bond County jail correctional officer pled guilty in...

Jaketown Road Closing

The LaGrange Road District will close Jaketown Road from 8 AM to 4 PM Thursday, September 29. The road will be closed for...

SPORTS

Lady Comets Win SCC Golf Championship

Congratulations to the Lady Comets golf team! They played in the South Central Conference tournament Tuesday, at Indian Springs Golf Course. The...

Volley For The Cure

The annual Volley For The Cure volleyball match, between Vandalia and Greenville high schools, will be held Thursday, September 29 at the Greenville gymnasium. It...

Alton Marquette Over Lady Comets

The Lady Comets tennis team fell Tuesday to Alton Marquette, 7-2. Abby Barber won at singles and Kurtz-Shaw/Siefken won at doubles.

Comets Soccer Win

The Comets soccer team improved to 6-6-3 on the season and 5-2 in South Central Conference with a 9-0 win at Vandalia Tuesday.

Jays Fall To Nokomis

The Greenville Junior High Blue Jays played Nokomis Monday at home. The 7th grade team lost 18-15 and the 8th grade team lost...

OBITUARIES

Joan D. Henschen

Joan D. Henschen, age 83, of Highland, IL passed away Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at St. Joseph’s Hospital, Highland, IL. Private family services will...

Forrest D. Hammond

Forrest D. Hammond, age 88, of Greenville, passed away at 2:37 a.m. Tuesday, September 27, 2016 at HSHS Holy Family hospital in Greenville. In keeping...

Carol G. Hunziker

Carol G. Hunziker, age 78 of Highland, IL, died Monday, September 26, 2016, at Daughter's home in Wentzville, MO. She was born July 29, 1938,...

Ardell D. Welzbacher

Ardell D. Welzbacher, 88 of Sorento passed away at 8:40 AM on Saturday, September 24, 2016 at her home surrounded by her family. She was...

Delbert Catron

Delbert Catron, age 87 of Greenville, passed away at 8:33 p.m. Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at Helia Healthcare in Greenville. Funeral services will be held...