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LOCAL NEWS

Council Fence Variance

At its November meeting, the Greenville City Council accepted the recommendation of the Board of Adjustments and approved a request from Allen and Holli...

Two Major Purchases For KPD

Meeting Monday evening, the Kingsbury Park District Board made two major purchases. Recognizing the need for a vehicle to do heavy work on district property,...

Dr. Harold W. Gehrig Scholarship

Dr. Harold W. Gehrig served others through his work as a veterinarian, his church, as a livestock and crop producer, and as a director...

SJH Statue Blessing & Dedication

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital – Highland hosted a blessing and dedication ceremony for its new statue of St. Francis of Assisi on Wednesday, November...

Master Gardener Training Registration

University of Illinois Extension will be offering the Illinois Master Gardener Program beginning January 23, 2018 through April 3, 2018. The program will be...

SPORTS

Bulldogs Football Season Ends

In football playoff action, the Highland Bulldogs fell, 31-14, to Rochester in the state semifinal. The game marked the Bulldogs’ first semifinal appearance since...

Lady Comets Fall In Title Game

After a close first half, the Greenville Lady Comets basketball team was unable to keep up with Lebanon Saturday afternoon in the championship game...

Weekly Sports Update From GU

Greenville University is on Thanksgiving break this week, but BJ Schneck from the GU athletic department shared this abbreviated sports report with us Saturday...

Comets Sports Of The Week

Click below for "Comets Sports of The Week" with GHS Athletic Director Joe Alstat...

This Week In MG Sports

Click below to hear Mulberry Grove Athletic Director Chad Nelon's Sports Shop report from Saturday, 11/18...

OBITUARIES

Elizabeth “Liz” Westbrooks

Elizabeth "Liz" Westbrooks, age 32, of St. Louis, formerly of Greenville, passed away Wednesday, November 15 at St. Louis University Hospital. Funeral services...

Kendra J. Klostermann

Kendra J. Klostermann, 28, of St. Louis, Missouri, died Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at her residence. She was born on December 17, 1988, in Rockford,...

David L. Hudson

David L. Hudson, age 68 of Dayton, OH, died Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at his residence in Dayton, OH. He was born on August 29,...

Ellen E. Gelly

Ellen E. Gelly, age 83 of Highland, IL, died Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at Highland Health Care Center in Highland, IL. She was born on...

Jane E. Schroeder

Jane E. Schroeder, age 76 of Keyesport, passed away at the Carlyle Healthcare Center on Monday, November 13, 2017. Ms. Schroeder was born on...

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