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

Food Pantry Donation Problem

The Bond County Food Pantry, located at the Bond County Senior Center in Greenville, is always in need of donations. Senior Center Executive Director Jill Jones reports a problem has arisen with donors leaving fresh...

County Board Talks Ambulances, Facilities

The bulk of Tuesday night’s Bond County Board meeting was spent talking about the special service district agreement, which provides ambulance service to Bond County through HSHS Holy Family Hospital. Chris Wagner of...

Ice Cream Day At Greenville Public Library

If you like ice cream Monday will be a good day to visit the Greenville Public Library and check out a book or movie. Jo Keillor, library director, told us Monday, July 23 is National...

Two Blood Drives In Bond County

There were two American Red Cross blood drives recently in Bond County, in the VFW Post 1377 in Greenville and the St. Nicholas Church in Pocahontas. Forty-four units of whole blood and two...

Weekend Activities At Carlyle Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Carlyle Lake is preparing for a fun and safe weekend. July is National Parks and Recreation Month and Carlyle Lake is the perfect destination to celebrate! ...

Sheriff’s Department Warns Of Counterfeit $100 Bills

Bond County Sheriff Jim Leitschuh is warning area businesses that his office has received credible information that counterfeit $100 bills may be coming into our area. Leitschuh urges all local businesses to closely...

Local Fire Districts Receive Grants

Local fire districts have been awarded grants from the Illinois State Fire Marshal’s office. They are known as Small Equipment Program grants for the purchase of safety equipment, protective clothing, breathing apparatus and other needed...

Unit Two Interested In Property

The Bond County Unit 2 school board has the desire to own the property that formerly housed the Countryside Vet Clinic. The building and land are across from the Unit 2 administration building on the...

Mulberry Grove Board Of Education Approves Raise

The Mulberry Grove Board of Education met Monday and approved proposed changes to the student handbook. They accepted the bid from Prairie Farms for milk and the bid from Bimbo Bakery for bread....

Senior Center Notified Of Insurance Change

Bond County Senior Center Executive Director Jill Jones reports she has just learned a change in health insurance will begin soon for retirees of C & H Industrial, which was also known as Case...