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LOCAL NEWS

AIR EVAC Ribbon Cutting

AIR EVAC held their Ribbon Cutting and Open house Thursday at their new Greenville Airport facility. Mayor Alan Gaffner spoke about the process the...

Council Tourism Christmas

On a split vote, the Greenville City Council approved tourism funds for a Christmas program being planned by the Chamber of Commerce. Voting in favor...

Park District Pool

The Kingsbury Park District’s William Wait swimming pool will open for the season on Saturday. Once it opens Saturday, the pool will be open every...

Jars Of Clay At Greenville College

One of the most popular bands in the history of contemporary Christian music will perform at Greenville College Friday night. Jars of Clay will be...

Memorial Day Activities In Highland

Several Memorial Day activities are planned in Highland. There is a ceremony Sunday, May 28, starting at 12:15 p.m., at the kiosk next...

SPORTS

Comets At Busch

The Greenville Comets baseball team plays tonight (Friday) at Busch Stadium! The Comets will take on the John Burroughs Bombers at 6 p.m. Friday,...

District Coaches

Fall and winter coaches in the Bond County Community Unit 2 school district have been rehired by the board. At the high school, Todd...

Former Aces Honored

Two former Mulberry Grove High School softball players have received region recognition at the college level. Becca Oldham and Kate Jolliff were named to the...

More Comets To College

Five recent Greenville Comets will be performing on playing fields or cheerleading at colleges next school year. They were recognized Monday by Greenville High School. The...

Sectional In Greenville

Greenville College is hosting a high school Class 1A sectional this week at Robert Smith Field. The two semifinal games will be played Wednesday. ...

OBITUARIES

Charles F. “Chuck” Simpson

Charles F. “Chuck” Simpson, age 76 of Centralia, passed away at St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia on Wednesday, May 24, 2017. Mr. Simpson...

Zoë Camille Conley

Zoë Camille Conley, 20, of Trenton, died Wednesday, May 24, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Breese She was born March 10, 1997 at St....

Larry P. King

Larry P. King, age 78 of Highland, IL, died Monday, May 22, 2017, at Anderson Hospital in Maryville, IL. He was born September 11, 1938,...

Ruby M. Willeford

Ruby M. Willeford, age 96 of Pocahontas (Pierron), IL, died Monday, May 22, 2017, at her residence in Pocahontas (Pierron), IL. She was born on...

Donna R. Bone

Donna R. Bone, age 77, of Greenville passed away Sunday, May 21, 2017 at Helia Healthcare. Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday, May 24,...