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Coffeen Vet Given Bronze Star

On Thursday, U.S. Rep. Rodney Davis (R-Ill.), at the Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF) in Decatur, presented Retired United States Army Staff Sergeant Kenneth D. Carlock (Ret.) of Coffeen, IL the Bronze Star for...

Greenville University Parade

Members of the community helped Greenville University celebrate homecoming Friday afternoon with a big parade in Greenville. The parade was led by a county veterans’ color guard with G.U. President Ivan Filby and the first...

Smithboro Car Fire

A car was destroyed by fire Friday morning on Route 40, west of King Road in the Smithboro area. A Mulberry Grove man was driving to work about 7:15 a.m. and noticed smoke coming from...

Clinton County Girl Receives 4-H Award

Illinois 4-H challenges youth to try new things, experiment in project areas, and explore opportunities around the state and nation. The 4-H Experience Award celebrates youth whose 4-H experiences expanded to the state,...

Central Class Of 1977 Class Reunion

The Central Class of 1977 40th class reunion is Saturday, October 28, starting at 6:00 p.m., in the St. Rose Development Club building. Please bring your own refreshments. For more information, call...

Unit 2 Board Discusses Bonds

The Bond County Unit 2 school board has plans to issue two sets of bonds in the near future. No one spoke at a public hearing on the bond issues Monday night. The district had...

Railroad Crossings In Smithboro Closed

The Burlington Northern Santa Fe railroad crossing, at the south edge of Smithboro on Main Street, will be closed Tuesday, October 24, at 4:00 p.m. until Wednesday, October 25, at 5:00 p.m., for repair...

Senior Center Night Of Comedy

The Bond County Senior Center is sponsoring a Night of Comedy Saturday, November 4, in the Greenville VFW. There will be an all-you-can-eat soup supper with Wes Pourchot pulled pork sandwiches. Doors...

September Animal Control Report

Bond County Animal Control Officer Jim Hess reports a total of 84 animal complaints in September. 30 of those came from rural county areas, 1 from Pocahontas, 1 from Smithboro, and 52 from...

Historical & Genealogical Dinner Meeting

The Bond County Historical and Genealogical Societies annual dinner meeting is Tuesday, October 24, in the Bradford Community Building. Dinner is at 6:00 p.m. and the program starts at 7:00. Local historian...