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LOCAL NEWS

Students Experience Eclipse

The total eclipse occurred Monday and was an educational experience for everyone, especially students. At schools throughout Bond County boys and girls used special glasses...

Voter Purging

WGEL advised Bond County residents in July that County Clerk Randy Reitz had started the purging of the voter registration rolls. New voter identification cards...

More From Greenville City Council

The Greenville City Council took action on several items during its August 14 meeting. The council approved a bond ordinance for $4,850,000 in sewerage system...

First Presbyterian Church Blood Drive

The Greenville First Presbyterian Church hosted an American Red Cross blood drive Tuesday, August 15, in Gaffner Hall. Fourteen people registered with twelve...

GHS Students To Get Good View Of Eclipse

Greenville High School science teachers Brian Grove and Pam Doll have arranged for students to get a good view of Monday’s total eclipse. Students in...

SPORTS

Comets Sports Monday

Weather was a factor for Greenville High School sports events Monday. The girl’s tennis match at East Alton-Wood River was cancelled due to rain, and...

Jr. High Baseball Starts Season 8-0

The Greenville Junior High Baseball team has started the season on a big roll going 8-0 after 2 more wins Friday and another 2...

Comets Activities Tonight

It’s a busy sports afternoon and evening today (Friday) at Greenville High School. The Comets Sports Boosters Club is conducting its fundraising Lincoln Test Drive...

Bluejays Baseball

The Greenville Bluejays opened their season Saturday with a doubleheader sweep at home. In the first game, the Bluejays topped Breese 13 to 3 in...

OBITUARIES

Donald R. “Don” Dolly

Donald R. “Don” Dolly, 66, of Vandalia, passed away at 6:32 pm on August 19, 2017 at home, surrounded by his loving family, after...

Michael G. Mangum

Michael G. Mangum, age 56 of Edwardsville, IL, died Saturday, August 19, 2017, at University Nursing & Rehab Center in Edwardsville, IL. He was born...

Virginia G. “Ginny” Winkeler

Virginia G. “Ginny” Winkeler, age 85, of Beckemeyer, died Thursday, August 17, 2017 at Aviston Countryside Manor. Mrs. Winkeler was born October 21, 1931...

Mike C. Hilmes

Mike C. Hilmes, age 64, of Breese, died Wednesday August 16, 2017 in Laurens, SC. He was born August 19, 1952 in Breese to...

Willard J. “Doc” Johnson

Willard J. “Doc” Johnson, age 91 of Highland, IL formerly of New Douglas, IL passed away on Tuesday, August 15, 2017 at St. Joseph’s...

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