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LOCAL NEWS

Clinton County authorities have identified the fisherman who drowned in Carlyle Lake Tuesday. 55 year old Michael Ziemba, of Boulder, was first reported...

There are numerous opportunities to celebrate the Independence Day weekend throughout the WGEL listening area… Fireworks in Vandalia will be held Friday night, July 3,...

After the wettest June in Illinois’ history, we’ve entered July with cooler-than-normal temperatures. Ben Miller, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in...

SPORTS

Wednesday morning Greenville golfer and insurance executive Denny Potthast, playing the par 3 8th hole at the Greenville Country Club, made a 173 yard...

The Bond County Community Unit 2 school board has rehired its coaches for fall and winter sports. The high school coaches include Todd Hutchinson as...

Will Schaufelberger, a recent graduate at Greenville High School, has been selected to play tennis at Taylor University in Indiana. A ceremony was held at...

OBITUARIES

Betty J. Leroy, age 81, of Highland, passed away Wednesday, July 1 at Barnes-Jewish Hospital in St. Louis. Funeral services for 81 year...

Joe M. Shepherd, Jr., age 73, of Alhambra, passed away Thursday, June 4 in New Mexico. A Memorial Funeral Mass for 73 year...

Mildred E. Atchison, age 89, of Greenville, passed away Monday, June 29, in the Hillsboro Health Care Center. Funeral services for 89 year-old...