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LOCAL NEWS

Synthetic Drug Warning

Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office and other law enforcement agencies are warning are residents, specifically parents, about the increase of synthetic drug use in area...

Health Fair Pre-Registration Open

Spring is just around the corner and so is one of Greenville’s biggest annual events, the HSHS Holy Family Hospital’s Health Fair, taking place...

ISP Use Narcan To Save Two Motorists

Illinois State Police (ISP) Troopers are being credited with saving the lives of two motorists from drug overdose incidents on January 18, 2018, in...

Area Firefighters Busy Sunday

Shoal Creek Firefighters responded Sunday, at 2:45 p.m., to a report of a barn fire on Ripson Bridge Avenue. According to the police...

State Fair Queen Pageant

The Illinois County Fair Association’s state queen pageant was held over the weekend in Springfield. The new queen is Samantha Hasselbring from Cissna Park in...

SPORTS

Cheerleaders Perform Well At At Mater Dei

The Greenville High School and Greenville Junior High cheerleading squads did very well in the Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association contest Sunday at Mater Dei...

Nelson All-Tournament

Brock Nelson from Greenville High School was named to the all-tournament team at the 51st Litchfield Invitational. The junior guard scored 53 points in the...

Junior High Regionals

Seventh grade regionals began Saturday in the area with only one of three Bond County Unit 2 schools winning. Greenville is playing in the Pana...

Comets Fall In 5th Place Game

The Greenville Comets came back from a big deficit but couldn’t pull out a win Saturday afternoon in the 5th place game of the...

Lady Comets Take Second

The Greenville Lady Comets earned second place in the Effingham Round-Robin Tournament. Playing Effingham in the championship game Friday night, the GHS girls fell to...

OBITUARIES

Harold F. Weis

Harold F. Weis, age 90, of Greenville passed away Monday, January 22, 2018 at Holy Family Hospital in Greenville. There will be a Mass...

Josephine “Jo” Agnes Beckemeyer

Josephine “Jo” Agnes Beckemeyer of Carlyle died on Saturday, January 20, 2018, at Carlyle Healthcare Center. She was born on January 21, 1941, on...

O.J. “John” Partain

O.J. “John” Partain, age 92 of Beckemeyer, passed away at his home on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Mr. Partain was born on September 17,...

Janice Kay Smith

Janice Kay Smith, 68, of St. Peters, MO, passed away on Friday, January 19, 2018, in Ballwin, MO. A visitation will be held...

Velda F. Cruthis

Velda F. Cruthis, age 89, of Greenville, IL passed away Saturday, January 20, 2018 at Greenville Rehab and Nursing Center. Funeral services will be...

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