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LOCAL NEWS

A two-vehicle crash Thursday, February 4, at 3:09 p.m. sent one person to the hospital. Illinois State Police responded to the crash and...

The Bond County Board has passed a resolution seeking relief from a state law that increased the pay of jurors in civil trials. The...

The Annual Academic Challenge was held February 2 at Kaskaskia College. Seventeen district high schools were in competition in the areas of Biology,...

The Greenville Junior High spelling bee was Monday, February 1. The winner was Kyra Wells, seventh grade daughter of Adam and Elena Wells...

Ashtyn, Kristyn, and Dalton Nichols of Vandalia are 2014 graduates of Vandalia High School. Their father, Roy, is the owner of the Old...

SPORTS

Congratulations are in order for two junior high basketball teams in Bond County! The Mulberry Grove 8th grade Eagles basketball team won the regional Thursday,...

The Greenville High School cheerleading squad competed in the IHSA preliminaries Friday in Bloomington. Ten of the 25 competing schools advanced to the...

WGEL will have several opportunities for you to hear high school basketball during the week of Monday, February 8. Our first game will be a...

Regional boys’ basketball tournaments in Class 1A and Class 2A begin the week of February 22nd. The Mulberry Grove Aces play in Class 1A and...

Click the image above to see the Comets' sports schedule for the week of February 8.

OBITUARIES

Clarence F. Plocher, age 97 of Highland, IL, died Thursday, February 04, 2016, at Legacy Place in Highland, IL. He was born on Sunday, September...

Vernon W. Miener, age 86 of Grantfork, IL, died Thursday, February 4, 2016, at Saint Elizabeth's Hospital in Belleville, IL. He was born on June...

James L. “Jim” Ess, age 75 of Breese, born June 22, 1940 in Breese, a son of the late Alfred and Evelyn, nee Goewert,...

Calvin Knox Burge, age 89 of Greenville, passed away 12:15 p.m. Monday, February 1, 2016 at his home in Greenville. A celebration of life service...

Mary E. Straeter, 92 of St. Rose, died Monday, February 1, 2016 at Faith Country side in Highland. She was born November 13, 1923...