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LOCAL NEWS

Greenville Firefighters Called To Car Fire

Greenville Firefighters responded Thursday, at 10:54 p.m., to a report of a car fire at a residence on College Avenue. According to the...

City Streets Program Approved

The Greenville City Council has approved its major street improvement program for this year. The work should be done later this summer. City Manager Dave Willey...

FNB Donates To AMVETS Post 140

The First National Bank has a program for its employees called The First National Banks Jeans for Charity. Participating employees pay $10 a month...

New Unit 2 Grading Scale Adopted

The Bond County Unit 2 school board has adopted a new grading scale at the high school. In May of 2017, the board passed a...

Back To School Health Clinic

The Bond County Health Department and HSHS Holy Family Hospital are providing a Back to School Health Clinic July 24 and 31, from 9:00...

SPORTS

Watson’s Senators Win Doubleheader

The Watson’s Senators’ Junior Legion baseball team won a doubleheader last weekend after opening the season in the Greenville University wooden bat tournament. ...

Unit Two Coaches Rehired

Athletic coaches for the winter season have been rehired at Bond County Unit 2 high school. The school board approved Todd Cantrill as head boys’...

Schlemer A Two-Time National Champion

7 year old Talulla Schlemer, of Mulberry Grove, is a two-time national champion. Tallula competed in the 2018 USTA Nationals on June 12th and June...

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:

OBITUARIES

Garey James Ahler

Garey James Ahler, age 78, of Greenville, IL passed away Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at Greenville Nursing and Rehab Center. Funeral services will be...

Rita A. Langenhorst

Rita A. Langenhorst, age 77, of New Baden, died Thursday, June 21, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon. Mrs. Langenhorst was born March 21,...

Anita M. Berner

Anita M. Berner, age 88, of Highland, died Thursday, June 21, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon. Mrs. Berner was born January 29, 1930...

John “Jack” William Lile

John "Jack" William Lile, age 65, passed away 7:35 a.m. Saturday, March 10, 2018 at the Veteran's Home in Quincy, Illinois peacefully in his...

Allen “Al” K. Miller

Allen "Al" K. Miller, age 76 of Keyesport, IL, died Tuesday, June 19, 2018, at his residence. He was born September 08, 1941, in Bloomfield,...

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