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The most up to date news for Greenville and Bond County.

City Council Occupancy Permit Discussion

While it is only in the discussion stage, the Greenville City Council has revived the topic of occupancy permits. A few years ago, the subject led to public hearings and was met with a lot...

GHS Botball Team Places Third

The Greenville High School robotics team recorded an excellent finish recently in the St. Louis Regional Botball Tournament. The Comets placed third overall out of 15 teams. Botball is an educational robotics program. Maurice Powers, team mentor...

New Building For Simple Room

The Simple Room in Greenville is celebrating its 35th anniversary of providing Christ-centered programming for spiritual, physical, mental and social development for young people. Part of the anniversary excitement is the fact that a new...

WGEL Adds Solar Power To Transmitter

WGEL Radio in Greenville has been broadcasting on 101.7FM for over 30 years and this spring added a solar panel ground array to its transmitter site. “The Solar Panels will dramatically reduce our...

Cavaletto Proposes Three Year Degree Program For Teachers

State Representative John Cavaletto (R-Salem) passed House Bill 4956 out of the Illinois House Wednesday, legislation that will create a three-year degree program for those who want to become teachers in Illinois. “Working with superintendents...

Special Theme Days At Greenville Library

The Greenville Public Library has three special days planned in the next few weeks. The first is Monday, which is take a chance day, according to Library Director Jo Keillor. On that day, you...

HSHS Leaders Meet With Legislators

On April 12, leaders from HSHS Southern Illinois Division hospitals met with legislators in the Illinois State Capitol to share quality improvement initiatives they have undertaken to enhance and elevate patient quality in their...

County Board Makes Appointments

In their meeting Tuesday, the Bond County Board appointed Ron Shevlin to a two-year term on the Bond County Board of Review. Carol Lingley and Ed Gorline were retroactively appointed to two-year terms...

KC Engineering Association Picks Up Trash On Highway 50

The Kaskaskia Engineering Association (KEA) recently volunteered locally and picked up trash along their 2-mile section of adopted highway 50 between Shattuc and Sandoval. It was a very windy day, but through perseverance...

ISP Gear Up For Distracted Driving Week

Each day, 10 people are killed in distracted driving crashes - contributing to the 37,000 people killed in crashes on U.S. roadways during 2016, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). To...