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LOCAL NEWS

It was recently announced that the Greenville Bicentennial Committee will receive the 2016 Gerald Turley Memorial Award from the Greenville Chamber of Commerce. Rex Catron,...

Plans have been made for local residents to celebrate Independence Day with the major change being the date for the event. The Bond County Independence...

The 60th annual Greenville FFA Parent and Member Banquet was held recently at the First Christian Church in Greenville. Special awards were presented...

The Bond County Board made appointments and announced several board and committee openings in a recent meeting. Jeff Benson was approved to a three-year...

The Lemuel Rhodes Cancer Foundation fund raising committee will meet Tuesday, May 3, at 6:30 p.m., in the Bond County Senior Center. Everyone...

SPORTS

The Lady Comets soccer team lost Thursday to Mater Dei 3-1. Brianna Wade had the goal. The JV team lost, 3-2. Goals...

GHS boys’ tennis defeated Collinsville 9-0 on their home court Thursday. Singles Scores: #1 Jeremiah Brannon defeated Hunsinger 6-3, 6-2 #2 Kenan Oestreich defeated S. Huster 6-3,...

The varsity baseball Comets fell to Staunton Wednesday, 7-2. The Lady Comets softball team also fell to Staunton, 5-0.

The 8th Annual Robert “Ish” Smith high school baseball classic will be held May 14th at the Greenville High School varsity and junior varsity...

The pairings have been announced for the four-team Carlyle Lady Indian Softball Tournament to be played on May 14th. Carlyle, Greenville, Salem, and Wesclin are...

OBITUARIES

John Douglas Behme, age 44 of Worden, IL, died Friday, April 29, 2016, at Mercy Hospital St. Louis, Saint Louis, MO. He was born on...

Lois Belle Wehrle, age 94 of Mulberry Grove, passed away at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at her home in Mulberry Grove. Funeral...

Julia Stewart Gannon, age 51, of rural Mulberry Grove passed away at 11:21 PM on April 27, 2016 at her home. Funeral services...

Carolyn Y. “Carol” Ceto, nee Price, age 69 of Germantown, and formerly of Damiansville, born September 1, 1946 in E. St. Louis, a daughter...

Dale E. Nagel, age 87 of Highland, IL, died Monday, April 25, 2016, at Faith Care Center in Highland, IL. He was born November 10,...