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Possible Funnel Clouds Around Highland

Possible funnel clouds were spotted north and south of Highland just after 11 AM Friday morning. WGEL received several calls reporting the clouds and Mike Huber at Tri Ford in Highland shared photos. The...

Tri-Ford Donation

Tri-Ford of Highland has donated $500 to the Bond County Sheriff’s Department. Mike Huber, from Tri-Ford, presented the check to Sheriff Jeff Brown and Chief Deputy Jim Leitschuh. He said the gift was a...

2016 Bond County Final Multiplier

Bond County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0000, according to Constance Beard, Director of the Illinois Department of Revenue. The property assessment equalization factor, often called the "multiplier", is the...

May Animal Control Report

Bond County Animal Control Officer Jim Hess reports 70 animal complaints during the month of May. 49 of those were within the Greenville city limits, the remainder were from throughout the county. ...

4-H Dog & Cat Shows

The Bond County 4-H Dog and Cat Show were held on June 17 at the Bond County Fairgrounds. 4-H members exhibiting in dog projects started the day at 9 a.m. with dog obedience...

KC Ag Donation

Farm Credit Illinois recently donated $4,000.00 to the Kaskaskia College Agriculture Program. The gift will be used to provide scholarship opportunities and program enhancements. KC Agriculture Professor Aaron Heinzmann said, “We are...

Greenville Hydrant Flushing

The City of Greenville will be flushing the water main and distribution system. Flushing will begin Monday, June 26, 2017 and continue through Friday, July 28, 2017. The City will be flushing fire hydrants...

Watson’s Drive Through

Work has begun on a project to install a two-window drop-off and pick-up lane behind Watson’s Drug Store in downtown Greenville. For the lane to become a reality, the adjoining building to the south, between...

Dairy Month

June is dairy month and the St. Louis Dairy Council is once again promoting the advantages of using dairy products. Bond County dairy farmer Frank Doll is president of the St. Louis District Dairy Council...

Dale Visits Museum

Tyler Dale was one of the celebrities at this year’s the Greenville Graffiti Car Show. He is known for appearing on the History Channel show “American Restoration.” While in Greenville, Dale visited the DeMoulin Museum. John Goldsmith,...