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LOCAL NEWS

Unit Two Board Acts On Personnel Matters

At the recent Bond County Unit 2 school board meeting, personnel items were approved. The resignation of Sheila Long as food service manager at the...

Rend Collective To Perform At Greenville University

Rend Collective, a praise and worship band from Northern Ireland will be performing at Greenville University as part of their Good News Tour. ...

AMVETS Donate To Food Pantry

AMVETS Post 140 recently presented a check for $500 to Jackie Muller, director of the Bond County Food Bank. The $500 is from the local...

HSHS Holy Family Hospital Expands Specialty Care Through Telemedicine

HSHS Holy Family Hospital continues to seek ways to allow area residents to get advanced specialty care close to home. One of the latest...

KC Board Moving Forward On Infrastructure Projects

The Kaskaskia College Board of Trustees met Monday, October 22, 2018 for its regular monthly meeting. In recognition of National Manufacturing Month, the...

SPORTS

Mulberry Grove Volleyball Wraps Season

The season came to an end Monday night for the Mulberry Grove volleyball Aces. Playing in the Class 1A Mt. Olive Regional, the Aces were...

GU Athletes Recognized In Volleyball, Soccer & Football

Several Greenville University athletes have been recognized this week for performances in their respective sports. Eric Kranh, of Stockton, California, was named the Upper Midwest...

College Football Scores From October 20

Greenville 41 Crown 14 Wisconsin 49 Illinois 20 Indiana State 24 SIU Carbondale 21 Indianapolis 48 McKendree 10 Eastern Illinois 24 Tennessee Martin 21 (OT) Knox 20 Illinois College...

First Round Football Playoffs Schedule

The schedule for first round games in the IHSA football playoffs has been announced. As previously reported on WGEL, the Greenville Comets travel to Farmington...

Cross Country Regionals Saturday

The Greenville High School boys cross country team participated in the Carlinville Class 1A Regional Saturday. The top runner for the Comets was Justin Erickson,...

OBITUARIES

Wesley Dean Conner

Wesley Dean Conner, 54, of Vandalia, IL passed away at 9:11 AM, Monday, October 22, 2018 at St John’s Hospital in Springfield. A memorial service...

Robert “Bo” Arvin

Robert “Bo” Arvin, age 27, passed away at his sister’s home in Carlyle on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Bo lived in Colorado Springs,...

Gregory Allen Boyd

Gregory Allen Boyd, age 59 of Carlyle, passed away at his home on Saturday, October 20, 2018. Mr. Boyd is survived by...

Junior L. Linenfelser

Junior L. Linenfelser, age 77 of Marine, IL, died Friday, October 19, 2018, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. He was born June 01, 1941,...

Maurice D. Whitford

Maurice D. Whitford,84, of Normal, went home to be with the Lord at 7:59 a.m. on Monday, October 15, 2018 at OSF HealthCare St....

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