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LOCAL NEWS

Fatal Accident North Of Carlyle

A man from Carlyle was killed about midnight Saturday in a single vehicle accident north of Carlyle. A Clinton County Sheriff’s Deputy, Keyesport...

Alleged Sex Offender Arrested After 15 Years

Troy Chief of Police, Brad Parsons, has announced the arrest of Derrick R. Sepp, age 41 of Apopka, Florida, for alleged Predatory Criminal Sexual...

Storm Damage

The storm that hit the area Sunday morning had linemen from Ameren Illinois and Southwestern Electric remaining busy Monday. John Barud, Ameren’s senior director of...

Unit 2 Registration Information

Online registration for students in Bond County Community Unit #2 School District is now open and available for use. The online registration component...

Bolen & Bonney Recognized

A special program was held last week at the Bond County Senior Center to honor Doane Bonney and Darryl Bolen, who have retired from...

SPORTS

Special Olympics Golf

Volunteers and fans are invited to the Special Olympics Illinois 2017 Golf Qualifier on Friday, August 4 at Oak Brook Golf Course located at...

Special Olympics Softball

NOTE: This event was rescheduled from July 21 to July 28 due to excessive heat forecast Families, volunteers and spectators will be cheering on Special...

Comets Golf Scramble

The annual Comets Golf Scramble is Friday at the Greenville Country Club. Coach Todd Cantrill said the event is a big fundraiser for two sports...

Baseball Talk With Mike Greenwood & Jeff Leidel

Click below to listen to the most recent Baseball Talk program with Mike Greenwood and Jeff Leidel: Catch next week's Baseball Talk on WGEL's Sports...

Comets Cookout

The Comets football team will host a cookout this Friday, July 14 from 10 AM to 1 PM on the Thrift Shop Parking lot....

OBITUARIES

Darlene M. Genteman

Darlene M. (nee Gengenbacher) Genteman, 77, Highland, IL, died Sunday, July 23, 2017, at her residence surrounded by her family. Darlene was born on June...

Bryce Lyn Volkmar

Bryce Lyn Volkmar, age 10 of Patoka, passed away at Carle Hospital in Urbana on Sunday, July 23, 2017. Bryce was born...

Ray Donald Bassett

Ray Donald Bassett, age 83 of Donnellson, Illinois, passed away 2:33 a.m. Sunday, July 23, 2017 in Springfield Memorial Hospital, Springfield, Illinois. Funeral services will...

Andy B. Jansen

Andy B. Jansen, age 80, of Breese and formerly of St. Rose, born August 7, 1936 in St. Rose, a son of the late...

Robert “Bob” Younker

Robert “Bob” Younker, 71, of St. Charles, Missouri passed away Friday July 21, 2017 in his home surrounded by his family. Bob was born...