News

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

Smoke In Keyesport Residence

Keyesport firefighters responded to a report of smoke in a residence on Washington Road Wednesday at 5:10 p.m. Upon arrival, fire personnel found the structure full of smoke with no visible flames. The source...

DeLong Resigns As Highway Engineer

In Tuesday morning’s Bond County Board meeting, County Highway Engineer Doug DeLong submitted a letter of resignation. His last day working for the county will be February 21. Board member Frank Lucco inquired as to...

Production Halted Indefinitely At Hillsboro Deer Run Mine

Foresight Energy, the parent company of Hillsboro Energy LLC, has announced production at the Deer Run Coal Mine near Hillsboro has been indefinitely shut down. The company is continuing its efforts to extinguish the March...

Greenville High School FFA Chapter Members Awarded State Degrees

Several Greenville FFA members have received their State FFA Degrees. Contratulations to Brooke Krankel, Kim Lovatto, Mitchell Langham, Ashley Manning, Josh Pierce, and Danielle Somraty, each of whom received their state degrees recently....

Hard Road Theatre Auditions

Hard Road Theatre of Highland has scheduled auditions August 21 and 22 at 7 p.m. for its next production, Neil Simon’s Plaza Suite. The comedy has roles for men and women. Auditions, at the...

Unit 2 School Board May Hire Superintendent At Special Meeting

The Bond County Community Unit 2 Board of Education has scheduled a special meeting for Wednesday night. On the agenda is an executive session to be followed by a possible motion to hire a new...

Syrphid Flies

Area residents have noticed all summer a small flying insect that looks like a sweat bee. Nate Prater, agronomist with Syngenta, told WGEL the flying creature is actually called a syrphid fly. “They’re a...

AARP Driver Safety Course

The Kaskaskia College Department of Industrial and Continuing Education is pleased to present an "AARP Driver Safety Course" class at the Greenville Education Center. This class will be held on Monday and Wednesday,...

Madison County Authorities Investigate Meningitis Death In Highland

Madison County Coroner Stephen P. Nonn and the Madison County Health Department are reporting that a death investigation conducted last week has revealed that a Missouri woman pronounced dead in Highland last week died...

GHS Participates In KC Honor Choir Concert

The Third Annual Kaskaskia College Honor Choir Festival was held on Thursday, November 29. Eleven high schools participated with over 200 singers selected for the choir. The high school students rehearsed with Professor...