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LOCAL NEWS

Surprise Funnel Cloud Friday

Many Bond County residents received a weather surprise Friday afternoon. While the National Weather Service had been calling for a chance of scattered showers and...

Fatality on I-64 In St. Clair County

Illinois State Police are reporting a fatality in St. Clair County Friday morning. According to a preliminary investigation, a pedestrian was struck by...

City Projects Update

The City of Greenville has many projects underway at this time, including road, and water and sewer line work. City Manager Dave Willey said the...

4-H General Projects At State Fair

Bond County 4-H was represented by 20 youth at the Illinois State Fair General Projects Show on August 13. Members earned the opportunity...

Food Service Class At Health Department

The Illinois Food Service Sanitation Managers Certification class will be offered Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, September 26-28, at the Bond County Health Department. ...

SPORTS

Area Bowler Wins Pro Tournament

Josie Earnest was born in Greenville and grew up in Vandalia. Bowling has been in her blood, since her parents, Larry and Lisa Earnest, own...

Lady Comets Volleyball Wins Opener

The Lady Comets volleyball team rolled to a 25–13, 25–18 victory over Lebanon Thursday in their opening game.

Lady Comets Tennis Top Vandalia

The Lady Comets tennis team beat the Vandalia Lady Vandals Thursday, 9-0. Chloe Schaufelberger, Mathea Kurtz-Shaw, and Abby Barber won in singles. In...

Lady Comets Thursday Golf Results

Mater Dei 178 Okawville 197 Greenville 203 (season best) Central 210 Olivia Balkenbush leads the Comets with a 46.

Comets Open Football Season Friday

The Greenville Comets will open their season Friday on the road against the Litchfield Purple Panthers. The Comets are looking for their 300th...

OBITUARIES

Patrick V.P. O’Laughlin

Patrick V.P. O’Laughlin 77 of Trenton died Thursday August 25, 2016 at St. Louis University Hospital in St. Louis. He was born September 8,...

Herschel Dale Stanton

Herschel Dale Stanton, 86, of Coffeen, IL passed away on Monday, August 22, 2016, at 2:00 p.m. at St. John's Hospital, Springfield, IL. ...

Mildred A. Thompson

Mildred A. Thompson, age 87, of north of Greenville passed away Sunday, August 21, 2016 at Montgomery Nursing and Rehab Center in Taylor Springs,...

Rita A. “Re” Hardy

Rita A. "Re" Hardy, age 84 of Highland, IL, died Monday, August 22, 2016, at her residence in Highland, IL. She was born July 04,...

Gloria M. Barenfenger

Gloria M. Barenfenger, age 86 of Alhambra, IL, died Monday, August 22, 2016, at Bethalto Care Center in Bethalto, IL. She was born on Wednesday,...