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Motorcycle Driver Killed In Accident

A motorcycle and farm implement accident Monday, May 22, at 5:14 p.m., claimed the life of the motorcycle driver. According to Illinois State Police, Robert L. Welsh, age 47, of Mt. Olive, was...

Donnellson Home A Total Loss

Shoal Creek firefighters responded to a structure fire in Donnellson Tuesday morning just before 2 AM. Assistant Shoal Creek Fire Chief Dave Caulk told WGEL several neighbors reported hearing an explosion and...

Carpenter Reading Challenge

The end of the school year also signaled the end of the reading challenge between the Pocahontas and Sorento schools in Unit 2. The principals came up with the idea, agreeing that the principal of...

City Mosquito Program

The City of Greenville plans to attack mosquitoes this year with spray and larvicide. Beginning this week, city crews will spray every week with the target day being Wednesday, and spraying starting about 7 p.m. The...

Library Reading Programs

The Greenville Public Library is once again sponsoring reading programs for children and adults this summer. Library Director Mike Westbrooks the Ice Cream For Books program was developed in an effort to bring kids into...

Carlyle Lake Update

The Carlyle Lake pool continues to recede after cresting nearly 12 feet above the normal summer pool at 456.58 feet, referenced to the National Geodetic Vertical Datum (NGVD) on May 13, 2017. As...

High School Baseball Results

In Class 2A high school regional championship baseball games, Breese Central beat Newton 5 to 4; Alton Marquette edged Gillespie, 6 to 5; Teutopolis defeated Vandalia, 12 to 0; and Piasa Southwestern beat Staunton,...

Young Eagles A Success

The Greenville Airport’s annual Young Eagles event was a big success this past weekend. Area youngsters were able to take a flight in an airplane and learn more about aviation and the airport. With...

Greenville Memorial Day Service

A Memorial Day Service will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, May 29 at Montrose Cemetery in Greenville. The Greenville Municipal Band, directed by Chris Woods, will play a pre-service mini-concert at 9:45 a.m. ...

Mulberry Grove Memorial Day

Mulberry Grove American Legion Post 1180 will begin its Memorial Day observance on Friday, May 26 by raising 42 flags around the village. On Saturday, May 27, the post will place flags at...