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LOCAL NEWS

County Board Members Sworn In

Recently elected Bond County Board members Frank Lucco and Eldon Young were sworn in for another term Tuesday morning. Lucco and Young are...

County Bicentennial

At Tuesday’s Bond County Board meeting, announcements were made regarding the 2017 Bond County bicentennial celebration. John Coleman, chairman of the Bicentennial Committee, reported that...

TIF Meeting

The City of Greenville’s Joint Review Board held its annual meeting to receive a report on the finances of the four tax increment finance...

MG Village Street Maintenance Resolution

At the Monday Mulberry Grove Village Board meeting, Doug Rattermann and Jacob Campworth with HMG Engineers, Inc. presented the 2017 proposal for street maintenance....

School Board Elections

In the April 4 consolidated election, school board positions will be filled by voters. Candidates can file their petitions December 12 through December 19. In Bond...

SPORTS

Carlyle Boy’s Basketball Tourney

The Kaskaskian Classic boys’ basketball tourney ended Saturday. Greenville claimed seventh place by defeating Flora 61 to 31. Hillsboro won the fifth place game...

Comets Grab First Win

The Greenville Comets grabbed their first win of the basketball season Saturday afternoon in the Kaskaskian Classic at Carlyle. Playing Flora in the seventh place...

Lady Comets Split Games With Okawville

The Greenville Lady Comets basketball team played Okawville Thursday. The JV team won 37-22. Rylee Pickett and Nancy Fritzsche each scored nine...

Next Week’s Comets Sports Schedule

Click the image above to see the Comets sports schedule for the week of December 5...

All-Conference Football

The South Central all-conference football teams have been announced. Greenville High School players on the first team are Matt Timmermann on the defensive line, Camden...

OBITUARIES

James T. Price

James T. Price, age 74 of Highland, IL, died Sunday, December 04, 2016, at Highland Health Care Center in Highland, IL. He was born on...

Elaine M. Hilmes

Elaine M. Hilmes, nee Wildhaber, age 77 of Carlyle, born April 11, 1939 in Breese, a daughter of the late Rose W., nee Hermeling,...

Joan E. Jalbert

Joan E. Prehoda Jalbert, age 80 of Greenville, formerly of Smithboro and Keyesport, Illinois, passed away at 12:04 p.m. Sunday, December 4, 2016 at...

Christine D Inlow

Christine D Inlow, age 93 of Highland, IL, died Sunday, December 4, 2016, at Hitz Memorial Home in Alhambra, IL. She was born on Monday,...

Darwin A. Oswald

Darwin A. Oswald, 84, of Highland, IL, died Saturday, December 3, 2016, at Faith Countryside Nursing Center, Highland, IL, with his family by his...