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LOCAL NEWS

City Water Meter Program

The City of Greenville’s radio-read water meter program is nearing completion. City Manager Dave Willey said installation of meters should be completed by...

Duguay Not Guilty

A Clinton County jury has found an Alton man not guilty of contributing to the death of a Murray Center resident in March of...

Clinton Co. Sexual Assault Charges

Michael D. Boothman, age 22, of New Baden, has been charged in Clinton County Circuit Court, with two counts of alleged criminal sexual assault...

Historical Society Supper & Program

The Bond County Historical Society is having a soup supper Tuesday, February 28, with serving beginning at 6:00 p.m., in the Bradford Community Building....

New Faces & Places

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce held the New Places and Faces program recently. Before those in attendance talked about their businesses and organizations, Director Kami...

SPORTS

Hutchinson For SIUE

Former Greenville Comets’ player Tyler Hutchinson began his baseball career with SIU-Edwardsville over the weekend. The Cougars split four games at Seattle University. Hutchinson is a...

Knights Free Throw Contest

Area youths won the Greenville Knights of Columbus free throw competition and have advanced to the district contest in O’Fallon. Greenville boys placing first in...

Comets Season Ends

The basketball season came to an end Monday night for the Greenville Comets. They lost their first round game in the Class 2A Regional at...

Comets Basketball Friday

The Greenville Comets ended their regular season Friday night with a 78 to 31 victory over East Alton-Wood River. GHS led by 12 after one...

Girl’s Sectionals Update

Taylor Snow, a senior at Greenville High School, will be shooting next Thursday in the state three-point contest at Redbird Arena in Normal. Snow advanced...

OBITUARIES

Carol Jean Deichmann

Carol Jean Deichmann (nee Garcia), age 66 of Pocahontas, IL, died Sunday, February 19, 2017, at Saint Joseph's Hospital in Highland, IL. She was born...

Dewey F. Noles

Dewey F. Noles, age 76 of Highland, IL, died Sunday, February 19, 2017, at Highland Health Care Center in Highland, IL. He was born November...

Tiffany Angeline May

Tiffany Angeline May, 28, of Pocahontas, IL, passed away Friday, February 17, 2017, at 7:29 pm, at St. Joseph Hospital, Highland, IL. Born October...

Robert D. Kleinmann

Robert D. Kleinmann, 78, of Highland, IL, died Saturday, February 18, 2017, at St. Joseph Hospital, Highland, IL, with his family by his side. Bob...

Deanna Sue “Dee Dee” Nordike

Deanna Sue “Dee Dee” Nordike, age 54, of Pleasant Mound, IL, passed away on Saturday, February 18, 2017, in Carlyle surrounded by her family....