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LOCAL NEWS

New Mulberry Grove Elementary Principal

When the new school year begins next month, there will be a new principal at Mulberry Grove Elementary School. Casie Bowman was hired in June...

Unit Two Personnel Action

At Monday’s meeting of the Bond County Unit 2 school board, personnel items were addressed. Three resignations were approved. Sarah Elliott resigned as a Kindergarten Readiness...

Clinton County Drug Plea

A Vandalia man pled guilty earlier this month in Clinton County Circuit Court to two drug charges. Ryan Smith, age 32, was sentenced to two...

HSHS Southern Illinois Encourages Safety At Fairs, Festivals & Carnivals

Summers are synonymous with fairs, festivals, outdoor concerts, and carnivals. Good music, tasty food, and fun rides and games at these events draw...

Boy Scouts Check In From D.C.

Boy Scout Troop 57 from Greenville ran into some rain Tuesday during their trip to the Washington, D.C. area, but the 20 scouts and...

SPORTS

Another Tourney For Senators

The Watson’s Senators Junior Legion baseball team continued to play good baseball over the weekend. Watson’s won two of three games to finish second in...

Grand Nationals Wrap Up In Greenville

It was a very successful Eastern Grand National event last Wednesday through Saturday at the I-70 Quarter Midget Track in Greenville. A total of 189...

Senators Second In Tourney

The Watson’s Senators’ Junior Legion baseball team finished second the weekend of July 7 & 8 in the five-team Bethalto Tournament. The Greenville team won...

Gauge Brauns On Illinois Open

Former Greenville Comet golfer Gauge Brauns shot a 69 at the Red Tail Run Golf Course in Decatur to qualify for the Illinois Open...

Comets Golf Tournament

The annual Greenville Comets Golf Tournament is coming up Friday. WGEL's Jeff Leidel talked about it with Coach Todd Cantrill. Click below to listen...

OBITUARIES

Ramona K. Lallish

Ramona K. Lallish, nee Booth, age 59, of Greenville, IL passed away Monday, July 16, 2018 at her home. Funeral services will be conducted...

Rose Ann Hanke

Rose Ann Hanke, age 73 of Ferrin, passed away at St. Louis University Hospital on Tuesday, July 17, 2018. Mrs. Hanke was...

David Lee Goodin

David Lee Goodin, age 69 of Carlyle, was taken to his eternal home surrounded by his loving family on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at...

Charles O. Wineinger

Charles O. Wineinger, age 81, of Pocahontas, passed away Sunday, July 15 at his home. Funeral services for 81 year old Charles O....

Carolyn S. Jackson

Carolyn S. Jackson, age 77, of Highland, passed away Saturday, July 14 at St. Louis University Hospital. Funeral services for 77 year old...

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