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Post-Game Interview With Coach Hutchinson Friday

WGEL's Jeff Leidel spoke with Comets head coach Todd Hutchinson Friday following the football team's game at Southwestern. Click below to hear their conversation:

UPDATED: KRP Pre-K Connections Building Catches Fire Saturday Morning

UPDATED STORY: At 7:44 AM Saturday morning the call came in that smoke was coming from the KRP Pre-K connections building just south of the Greenville High School football field, four minutes later fire protection...

Staples To Acquire Essendant

An announcement was made first thing Friday morning that Staples, Inc. and Essendant Inc., with a location in the Greenville industrial park, have entered into a definitive agreement under which an affiliate of Staples,...

Council OK’s Pollinator Field

Greenville city officials have given their blessings to a request to create a pollinator field on city property near the North Idler Lane boat dock. It was learned the Little Blue Stem Chapter of Quail...

Two Injured In Fayette County Crash

Two people were injured in a crash on Rt. 185 in Fayette County Thursday at 4:24 PM. Illinois State Police report a 2009 Pontiac vehicle driven by a 17 year old female from Fillmore was...

Emergency Preparedness Exercise

On Tuesday, September 18, the Bond County Health Department will coordinate an Emergency Preparedness Exercise. Working with health department employees, the Greenville Police Department, the Bond County Sheriff, the Bond County Emergency Management Agency,...

Guilty Of Prison Assault

Federal inmate Detrick L. Layfield, 40, has been found guilty of assault with a dangerous weapon intending bodily harm after attacking a fellow inmate at the Federal Correctional Institute in Greenville, Illinois. The conviction...

Greenville Police August Activity Report

The Greenville Police Department August activity report shows one residential burglary, one theft from a motor vehicle, three thefts of property valued at less than $500.00, four incidents of retail theft, and three reports...

Paws In The Park Saturday

The 15th annual Bond County Humane Society’s Paws In The Park is Saturday at Patriot’s Park, west of Greenville. The event is 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., rain or shine. The Pet Parade will open Paws...

4 Wheeler Chase In Pocahontas

A man on a four-wheeler led Pocahontas Police Chief Gino Feazel on a pursuit through the village of Pocahontas Wednesday. Feazel told WGEL in the early afternoon hours, he spotted a four wheeler...