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LOCAL NEWS

Motorcycle Driver Killed In Accident

A motorcycle and farm implement accident Monday, May 22, at 5:14 p.m., claimed the life of the motorcycle driver. According to Illinois State...

Donnellson Home A Total Loss

Shoal Creek firefighters responded to a structure fire in Donnellson Tuesday morning just before 2 AM. Assistant Shoal Creek Fire Chief Dave...

Carpenter Reading Challenge

The end of the school year also signaled the end of the reading challenge between the Pocahontas and Sorento schools in Unit 2. The principals...

City Mosquito Program

The City of Greenville plans to attack mosquitoes this year with spray and larvicide. Beginning this week, city crews will spray every week with the...

Library Reading Programs

The Greenville Public Library is once again sponsoring reading programs for children and adults this summer. Library Director Mike Westbrooks the Ice Cream For Books...

SPORTS

More Comets To College

Five recent Greenville Comets will be performing on playing fields or cheerleading at colleges next school year. They were recognized Monday by Greenville High School. The...

Sectional In Greenville

Greenville College is hosting a high school Class 1A sectional this week at Robert Smith Field. The two semifinal games will be played Wednesday. ...

Sectional Boy’s Track

Collin Kessinger will compete this weekend at the IHSA state track finals. The Greenville High School senior qualified for state after finishing second in the...

Greenville In College Regional

The Greenville College baseball team was eliminated from the NCAA Division III Central Regional in two games last week. The Panthers opened regional play with...

Daiber Ninth In State

Congratulations to Lady Comet Madelyn Daiber, who finished 9th in the IHSA 2A Shot Put contest Saturday! She threw 39' 07 3/4".

OBITUARIES

Larry P. King

Larry P. King, age 78 of Highland, IL, died Monday, May 22, 2017, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. He was born September 11, 1938,...

Ruby M. Willeford

Ruby M. Willeford, age 96 of Pocahontas (Pierron), IL, died Monday, May 22, 2017, at her residence in Pocahontas (Pierron), IL. She was born on...

Donna R. Bone

Donna R. Bone, age 77, of Greenville passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Helia Healthcare. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 24,...

Tamara “Tamie” Miles

Tamara “Tamie” Miles, age 47 of Carlyle, passed away at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis on Friday, May 19, 2017. Tamie was born on...

Gilda Schlenker

Gilda Schlenker, 93, of Greenville, Illinois, formerly of Centralia, Illinois died at 7:50 am, May 20, 2017 at HSHS Holy Family Hospital, in Greenville. Mrs....