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LOCAL NEWS

Sheriff Warns Of Scams In The Area

Bond County Sheriff Jim Leitschuh is reporting his department has received numerous calls this week regarding attempted telephone scams. Leitschuh said one caller said the...

Unit Two Personnel Action

The Bond County Unit 2 school board recently held its September meeting and took action on several personnel matters. Since Greenville Elementary School Principal Eric...

Hill’s Fort Event Dedicated To Bill Johnson

The annual Hill’s Fort Days were held over the weekend. On Friday, about 160 fifth graders from throughout the county attended a special day for...

DeMoulin Museum Gets Painting

Thanks to the Peoples State Bank in Greenville, the DeMoulin Museum has a Naomi Babbitt painting of the DeMoulin Brothers factory and pond. The bank...

National Public Lands Day At Carlyle Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host “The Importance of Pollinators” on Saturday, September 22, 2018 to celebrate National Public Lands Day. The...

SPORTS

GHS Sports Roundup

In Greenville High School sports this week, the Comet soccer boys played to a 1-1 tie at Trenton Wesclin. The Comet golfers won a quadrangular...

Greenville – Hillsboro Alumni Football Game Re-scheduled

The Greenville – Hillsboro Alumni football game is re-scheduled for Saturday, October 13, at 7:00 p.m., in Hillsboro. Tickets are $10.00 each with...

GU Athletes Recognized By SLIAC

The St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference has announced its Athletes of the Week for the week of September 17th. Abby Freeman, a sophomore at Greenville...

GU Soccer Players Named NCCAA Athletes Of The Week

Greenville University men’s soccer player Jared McPeek has been honored as the NCCAA men's soccer offensive student-athlete of the week. McPeek, a freshman from Mansfield,...

PHOTOS: Lady Comets Volleyball Falls To T-Town

The Greenville Lady Comets varsity volleyball squad lost a home match to Teutopolis Monday night. Scores were 25-15 and 26-24. Katie Hutchinson and Allie Haberer had...

OBITUARIES

Harry “Duke” Luther

Harry “Duke” Luther, age 64, of Cincinnati, OH and formerly of Aviston, died Sunday, September 16, 2018 at Mercy Anderson Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. ...

George F. “Frank” Brenton

George F. "Frank" Brenton, age 92 of Edwardsville, IL, died Sunday, September 16, 2018, at Veterans Medical Center in Kansas City, MO. He was born...

Letha A. “Lisa” Bradshaw

Letha A. "Lisa" Bradshaw, age 58 of Mascoutah, IL, died Sunday, September 16, 2018, at her residence. She was born on Friday, October 02, 1959,...

Marian C. Hemann

Marian C. Hemann, age 82 of Highland, IL, died Sunday, September 16, 2018, at Faith Care Center in Highland, IL. She was born January 01,...

Donn B. Evans

Donn B. Evans, age 69, of Trenton, died Sunday, September 16, 2018 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon. He was born July 7, 1949 in...

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