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Choking Claims Life of 6 Year Old in Rural Keyesport

A tragic accident claimed the life of a 6 year old boy at the Hickory Shores Campground in rural Keyesport late on Saturday the 4th. According to the Bond County Coroner’s office 6...

UPDATED: Armed Robbery at True Value Hardware in Greenville

Greenville Police are investigating an armed robbery at True Value Hardware on Harris Avenue right after closing time at 6:00 p.m. Wednesday evening. According to Greenville Police Chief Lou Lorton, an employee was...

Three Sent To Hospital After Accident At 127 & 140

Three people were injured in a two vehicle accident on Rt. 140 at Rt. 127 Wednesday just before 5:00 p.m. According to Bond County Sheriff’s Deputies, 50 year old Holly Thiems of Sorento...

Man (And Goat) Stop In Greenville On Needle To Square Journey

As you’ve been out and about in Greenville the past few days, if you thought you spotted a man walking a goat…your eyes were not playing tricks on you. Steve Westcott has been walking across...

Multiple Departments Respond To House Fire On Rt. 140

Greenville, Pocahontas, and Shoal Creek Firefighters responded to a house fire on Rt. 140 at Z & Z Road just west of Patriot’s Park Wednesday morning around 5:15 a.m. Greenville Fire Chief Denny Wise told...

Greenville FD Called to Missing Child Alert

A scary situation ended quickly and safely Thursday morning when the Greenville Fire Department was called out to help find a missing child. Firemen were called at 11AM Thursday morning to the area...

Suicide At Carlyle Lake Patoka Access Area

The Fayette County Sheriff’s Department received a call Sunday, June 28, at 11:49 p.m., of a person at the Carlyle Lake Patoka access area with a firearm threatening to harm himself. Fayette County...

Ripson Bridge Fall Festival Cancelled Due to High Water

The Annual Ripson Bridge Fall Festival scheduled for Sunday October 5th has been cancelled for this year due to high water. Event organizer Debbie Wilson told WGEL the high water from the recent...

Fatal Accident In Fayette County

A Walshville woman was killed in a two vehicle accident in rural Fayette County Friday morning. At 9:49 a.m. 22 year old Sheridan Compton of Walshville was heading south on IL Rt. 128...

Mulberry Grove Village Board Hears New Hope For Gas Station

The Mulberry Grove Village Board met Monday. Real Estate Agent Bonnie Tompkins reported she has been working with a company that is very interested in building a gas station and convenience store in...