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LOCAL NEWS

The Greenville Bicentennial year begins in just a few weeks and event organizers will host a one night only mini-museum and store during the...

Greenville Elementary School hosted an American Red Cross blood drive Tuesday, November 25. Twenty-eight people registered with twenty units of whole blood and six...

Bond County office holders will be sworn in December 1. Bond County Clerk & Recorder Randy Reitz, Sheriff Jeff Brown, and Treasurer Katie Weiss will...

SPORTS

Nick Trisko, a sophomore at Greenville College, has been named the St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference Men’s Basketball Player of the Week. Trisko, originally...

The Greenville Junior High Lady Jays basketball team played Tuesday night in the 7th grade regional in Hillsboro. The Lady Jays played Vandalia...

In the Mulberry Grove Turkey Tournament Monday night: Odin defeated Cowden, 84 - 64 Ramsey defeated Patoka, 56 - 54 Mulberry Grove beat Sandoval, 63...

OBITUARIES

Rhonda Richards Cohen, age 52, of Dallas, Texas, formerly of Greenville, passed away Tuesday, September 23. A memorial service for 52 year old...

Gene Cowen, age 79, of Gaithersburg, Maryland, passed away Sunday, November 23. Funeral services for 79 year-old Gene Cowen will be Saturday at...

Clifford O. Thurnau, age 83, of Glen Carbon, passed away Monday, November 24, at Eden Village Retirement Center in Glen Carbon. Funeral services...