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LOCAL NEWS

The Greenville Public Library will host a special program to benefit their summer reading program. At 7:00 p.m. Thursday, April 9 in the...

A new business in Greenville is bringing the CSA experience to Greenville. Stacey Weiss Schamberger, of Cart Hill Farm, told WGEL what a...

A Bond County Deputy, Bond County EMS, and Shoal Creek Firefighters responded Monday, at 12:59 p.m., to an accident at King and West Streets...

SPORTS

The Comets baseball team’s victory over Raymond-Lincolnwood Monday was especially sweet for pitcher Tyler Hutchinson. Greenville High School Athletic Director Joe Alstat told...

The Lady Comets soccer team lost to Litchfield 4-3. Goals were scored by Katie Munshaw, Brianna Wade, and Katie Horton. Emily Gaffner...

Lady Comet softball won 15-2 at Lincolnwood Thursday. April Stich hit a homerun for Greenville.

OBITUARIES

Lawrence R. “Larry” Straeter, age 85, of St. Rose, passed away Sunday, March 29, in St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese. A funeral Mass...

Leota Mae Borgelt, age 85 of Hoffman, passed away Sunday, March 29 at Carlyle Healthcare Center. Funeral services for 85 year old Leota...

John Lawrence Wempe, 51, of Pocahontas died Tuesday, March 24, 2015 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland. Friends may call from 4 to 8...