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Bond County Historical Society Features Local Veteran

The Bond County Historical Society is featuring a local World War II veteran with a special display at the Hoiles Davis Museum this summer. Bob Wilson, a U.S. Army photographer, was selected as this...

Greenville Local Helps Raise Funds For Ronald McDonald House

A Greenville local has found an interesting way to help raise funds for the Ronald McDonald House. Bob Wiedenhoeft collects the tabs off the top of soda cans. He told us the tabs are...

Sorento Elementary Earned Spotlight Schools Recognition

The State Board of Education recently recognized Sorento Elementary as an Illinois Spotlight School for consistent academic achievement. Principal Bill Carpenter told us why this year’s recognition has special meaning. “What I think is the...

Car Enthusiasts Cruised To The Square Friday

Following the Cannonball Baker Memorial Project visit in Greenville Friday afternoon, Greenville Auto Body and ATVs and More in Salem sponsored a Cruise to the Square Friday evening. Many classic cars took part in...

FCA Welcomes Former Cardinal Andy Benes

Former St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Andy Benes was the keynote speaker at the annual Fellowship of Christian Athletes Home Team Banquet Friday night at Greenville College. Benes shared the story of his personal faith...

Young Eagles Soar At Greenville Airport

Many area young people were guests of the Greenville Pilots Association for their annual Young Eagles Day at the Greenville Airport Saturday. “It looks like we’re going to have about 45 or so first-time young...

Man Dies In River In Southern Effingham County

At approximately 3:30 p.m., Sunday, May 11, Effingham County Coroner Duane Guffey responded to a reported incident in southern Effingham County. According to a press release from the coroner’s office, a male was seen entering...

Dead Man Found In Apartment Fire In Vandalia

A man was found dead Saturday in an apartment fire in Vandalia. Vandalia and Brownstown Firefighters, Vandalia Police, and Fayette County Deputies responded Saturday, May 10 at 12:39 a.m. to a report of a fire...

City Sponsors Electronics Recycling

Greenville City crews were on hand Friday and Saturday to help citizens dispose of all types of electronics during their two-day electronics recycling events. Workers unloaded hundreds and hundreds of old TVs, computers, appliances...

Greenville Native Offers Prayer In House Of Representatives

A Greenville native, Lieutenant Commander Stephen Coates, offered the opening prayer in the U.S. House of Representatives on Thursday. Coates is a chaplain in the United States Navy.