News

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

Rt. 127 Project Update

In the fall of last year, WGEL reported on a project planned by the Illinois Department of Transportation, to improve Illinois Rt. 127 at Interstate 70. At the time, City Manager Dave Willey expressed his...

FNB Announces December Students Of The Month

The First National Bank has selected its recipients of the December Student of the Month honor. Students are nominated by school staff and monthly winners are selected by a panel of bank employees....

Highland Chamber Accepting Award Nominations

The Highland Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the highly coveted Business Person of the Year Award, Bob Hardy Citizen of the Year Award, Bill Pierce Chamber Member of the Year Award...

The Snow Men (and animals) Of Greenville

WGEL fan Fred Diepholz shared these photos with us Saturday, of Greenville's newest residents... (If you have any winter weather pictures you'd like to share, send them to ryan@wgel.com or text them on our Bradford...

Sunday Winter Weather Recap

The WGEL listening area received another dusting of snow Saturday night and while the Winter Storm Warning is officially over, light snow is still expected through the day Sunday. At times, there may...

Fatal Accident Between Highland & St. Jacob

A Troy man was killed and four others were injured in an accident just after 5 PM Friday night on US Rt. 40, a half-mile west of Lake Road, between Highland and St. Jacob. Illinois...

Saturday Winter Weather Recap

The WGEL listening area received several inches of snow overnight and remains under a Winter Storm Warning through 6 AM Sunday. The National Weather Service estimates we received between 6 and 8 inches of...

Closings & Cancellations

Here are the closings and cancellations for the WGEL listening area for Sunday, January 13...as we have them as of Saturday night: Mulberry Grove Church of Christ Greenville Free Methodist Church Mt. Gilead Church Greenville Church of Christ Old...

Bond County Sheriff Warning Of Scam

Bond County Sheriff Jim Leitschuh is warning of a scam in the area. He reports his department has received complaints from Bond County residents who have been approached by someone trying to sell...

City Water Plant Update

For almost two years, City of Greenville officials have been looking at the possibility of upgrading or replacing the water plant. A water plant study was completed and discussions have been underway to gather additional...