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

WGEL’s Kentucky Headhunters Special

In anticipation of the Kentucky Headhunters performance at the Fourth Fest on June 30th, WGEL's Jeff Leidel recently talked with Richard Young of the Kentucky Headhunters. Tune in Sunday, June 24 and Wednesday,...

Armed Robbery At CC Food Mart in Greenville

Greenville Police are investigating an armed robbery at CC Food Mart on Rt. 127 south of Greenville Thursday, at 9:14 p.m. According to information from the police department, three black suspects demanded money...

Six Vehicles Involved In Fatal Accident

Illinois State Police have released more information on the fatal accident that closed westbound I-70 near Vandalia Wednesday afternoon. The preliminary investigation indicates a semi truck, driven by 42 year old Robert A. Todoran, of...

Two Vehicle Accident On Interstate 70 Sends Two To Hospital

Illinois State Police worked a two-vehicle crash Wednesday, at 3:19 p.m., in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 70, at the 64 mile marker. According to the accident report, a Nissan Sentra, driven by...

Real Estate Scam Warning

Bond County Sheriff Jim Leitschuh is warning residents of yet another scam impacting our area. The Supervisor of Assessments office is reporting that several landowners in Bond County have received letters in the mail from...

Misc. City Council Action

In May, the Greenville City Council approved an agreement for shared fiber optic service between the city, Bond County Sheriff’s Department, Bond County 9-1-1, the County of Bond and Kaskaskia College. At its June meeting,...

HSHS Hospitals Identify Top Community Health Priorities

HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospitals in Breese and Highland, and HSHS Holy Family Hospital in Greenville recently conducted its Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), an assessment that is done once every three years. The CHNA...

Carlyle Lake Weekend Activities

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake is preparing for a fun and safe weekend. Whether you enjoy fishing, camping, boating, bike riding or other outdoor activities, Carlyle Lake offers an...

Freedom Ride For Home For Our Troops

A Freedom Ride for Homes for our Troops is Sunday, June 24, starting at American Legion Post 1994 in Keyesport. Sign-up is from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Food will be available before...

Fatal Accident Shuts Down I-70

A fatal accident closed down a portion of westbound Interstate 70 in Fayette County for a time Wednesday afternoon. State Police reported the accident, which took place near the 65 mile marker in...