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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 to watch the eclipse, Many attached the glasses to paper plates,...

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 were sent to those persons in the voter registration system...

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 revenue bonds to be purchased by Rural Development for the...

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 units collected. Deborah Riddle got a seven-gallon pin.

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 four science classes will be bused to Oakdale City Park...

City Bike Path Meeting

For the past couple of months, the Greenville City Council has discussed bike paths on streets in the city. The topic was on the agenda at the August meeting. Greenville City Manager Dave Willey said the...

Schaefer Contributes To New Book

3-Point Ink, LLC is excited to announce Sherry Schaefer’s part as a contributing author to the book Red 4WD Tractors 1957-2017 by Lee Klancher of Octane Press. Schaefer authored the section of this 384-page...

July Animal Control Report

Bond County Animal Control Officer Jim Hess reports a total of 68 animal complains received during the month of July. 34 of those were from the City of Greenville, two from Pierron, and...

Summer Library Reading Programs

The Greenville Public Library’s summer reading program for children and adults was a success. According to Head Librarian Christal Valentin, 166 children signed up in the Ice Cream For Books program. That...

Changes Coming To KPD Pool

The Kingsbury Park District swimming pool is closed for the 2017 season. Before the pool reopens next year, many changes and additions will occur. Park District Director Jerry Sauerwein said the biggest change is the addition...