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Blood Drive In Pocahontas

The St. Nicholas Church in Pocahontas sponsored an American Red Cross blood drive Tuesday, November 6, in the church hall. Twenty-seven people registered with 22 units of whole blood and six units of...

City Crews Ready For Winter Weather

The WGEL area received a dose of winter weather Monday. Road crews at every level prepared to attack any snow and ice that caused problems for motorists. Bill Grider, Greenville superintendent of public works, said as...

GHS Students Honored With Heismann Award

The winners of the Wendy’s Heismann Award for 2018-19 have been announced at Greenville High School. They are Ally Cantrill, daughter of Melissa and Todd Cantrill of Greenville, and Brock Nelson, son of Sue Ann...

GU Receives Sustainability Award

Greenville University was recently presented an Illinois Sustainability Award for significant achievements in protecting the environment to help sustain and improve the economy. A total of 27 organizations received the award for 2018. The university initiated...

Greenville Nursing & Rehab Shows Off Upgrades In Open House

Greenville Nursing & Rehabilitation recently held an open house to show off over $1 million in renovations. Merle Taylor, Director of Corporate Compliance for the facility’s parent company, WLC Management, told WGEL it was a...

GHS Students To Present “12 Angry Jurors”

The Greenville High School Theatre Department is presenting its fall play later this month. “12 Angry Jurors” by Reginald Rose, originally known as “12 Angry Men,” will be performed November 16 and 17 in the...

Litchfield Woman Killed In Car/Pedestrian Accident

Illinois State Police are investigating a car vs. pedestrian accident which occurred Thursday, November 8 at the intersection of Union Avenue at Monroe Street in the city of Litchfield. Just after 9 PM, Nathan...

Veterans Day Celebrated In Greenville Sunday

The First United Methodist Church was filled Sunday afternoon for the annual Veterans Day Ceremony in Greenville. The program was presented by the Bond County Veterans Memorial Committee and Bond County veterans organizations. Featured speaker...

Veterans Day Program At MGES

Students at Mulberry Grove Elementary School honored local veterans Monday morning with as program in the school gymnasium. Student Ian Redfern welcomed the veterans and others in the audience, and Principal Casie Bowman spoke at...

GHS Students Celebrate Veterans

Approximately 45 veterans attended Friday morning’s 13th annual Veterans Program at Greenville High School. The guest speaker was Janis Kasten, mother of two students at GHS. She served in locations throughout the world in the...