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LOCAL NEWS

Death Investigated As A Homicide

Fayette County Coroner Bruce Bowen says he is investigating the death of a rural Brownstown man as a homicide. 56 year old James...

Unit 2 Personnel Update

The Bond County Unit 2 school board hired a new high school softball coach Monday night. Steve Dannaman was approved for the 2018 season. He will...

Delinquent Tax Sale

Bond County has completed tax deed proceedings on real estate properties that were delinquent for 2013 and prior real estate taxes. The County...

Pocahontas Gym Floor

Students at Pocahontas School have a new floor to play on in the gymnasium. Boys and girls were allowed on the floor Monday for the...

Darryl Bolen Way

Signs have been erected along part of Second Street in Greenville as Darryl Bolen Way. The section is from Beaumont Avenue and Oak Street to...

SPORTS

Friday Football Schedule

The fifth game of the high school football season will be played Friday night. The Greenville Comets play at Litchfield in South Central Conference action....

Blue Jay 5K Run & Walk Winners

Last Saturday, September 16, Cheerleading Coach Gayla Brauns and the Greenville Jr. High Blue Jay cheerleaders hosted the 8th annual Blue Jay 5K Run...

This Week In GHS Golf

Over the weekend the boys and girls teams competed in the Windsor Tournament at Fox Prairie. There were 14 boys’ teams and 4 girls’...

Eagles Sectional Details

The location for Mulberry Grove Junior High’s sectional baseball game on Saturday has been determined by the Illinois Elementary school Association. The Eagles will battle...

GHS Cross Country Medalist

A Greenville High School cross country runner turned in an excellent finish in the recent Nashville Invitational. Emma Leonard earned a medal by finishing 13th...

OBITUARIES

Phyllis June Heckman

Phyllis June Heckman, age 87, of Greenville passed away Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at Helia Healthcare in Greenville. Funeral services will be conducted Saturday,...

Darlene M. Brandt

Darlene M. Brandt, age 63 of Highland, passed away at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Belleville on Wednesday, September 20, 2017. Darlene was born on...

John V. Ratermann

John V. Ratermann, age 65, of Breese, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at Aviston Countryside Manor. Mr. Ratermann was born February 23, 1952 in...

James “Jim” Skinner

James “Jim” Skinner, 56, of Brownstown, IL passed away at 5:24 PM, Sunday, September 17, 2017 at his family home. A Graveside Service will be...

Anthony Frost Hatch III

Anthony Frost Hatch III, 91, of Highland, IL, died Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at Faith Care Center, Highland, IL The Reverend A. Frost Hatch, born...

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