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

Gan To Compete In State Pageant

The reigning Miss Bond County Fair Queen Kallie Gan has a busy weekend ahead as she participates in the Illinois County Fair Pageant in Springfield. Kallie is the 20-year-old daughter of Tammy and Tony Gan...

City Council Vehicles & Equipment Purchases

During its January meeting, the Greenville City Council approved expenditures pertaining to vehicles and equipment. Two new trucks were purchased, one to be used by the water meter technician and the other for utility location. The...

Petitions Available For Pierron Village Board Positions

Petitions are now available for seats on the Pierron Village Board. In the April election, the board will have four vacancies; three trustees for a four-year term each and one for a two-year...

Habitat For Humanity Seeking Partner Family

The Bond County Chapter of Habitat for Humanity is seeking a partner family with whom to build a home. Family selection will be soon and to get an application, families must attend a...

Thesaurus Day & Winnie The Pooh Day At Greenville Library

The Greenville Public Library is commemorating two events in one day on Friday. Jo Keillor said Friday is Thesaurus Day. Patrons will be invited to take a fun quiz for the chance to win...

New Governor In Office

Illinois officially has a new governor. Jay Robert Pritzker, better known as J.B., was sworn in as the 42nd governor of Illinois in a ceremony Monday in Springfield. Also taking the oath of office was Juliana...

Packed House To Learn About Solar Project

Over 100 local residents filled the banquet center at the Econo Lodge Wednesday afternoon to learn more about the proposed 150 acre solar energy project in Greenville. Bill Behling, Business Development Manager for...

Snow Causes A Flurry Of Activity For City Crews

When a big snow storm arrives, most people are concerned about whether or not they can safely travel. After the snow hits . . . that’s when the hard-working city, county and state crews come...

County To Look Into Courthouse Lactation Room

In the Bond County Board meeting Tuesday, State’s Attorney Dora Mann reported that the Supreme Court is mandating courthouses to offer a lactation room to nursing mothers. The room is required to be separate...

Park District Board Talks Pool & Parks

A lengthy discussion was held Monday evening by the Kingsbury Park District Board with Mark Frey of Southwestern Construction, regarding work still to be done at the swimming pool. The pool was used during the...