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

GC Grads Create Manbabies Website

Greenville College graduates Kris Truitt and Chase Castaldo created a website, www.Manbabies.com, in the spring of 2007. Co-founder Kris Truitt told WGEL it all began with a trip to Springfield for the two to...

County Board Talks Education Office, Humane Society

In their meeting Tuesday, the Bond County Board discussed the upcoming consolidation of the Bond-Fayette-Effingham and Christian-Montgomery County Regional Offices of Education. County Board Chairman Howard Elmore said he’d been in contact with chairmen...

Greenville Regional Hospital Board Welcomes Kelsey Hopkins

Greenville Regional Hospital recently added family physician Dr. Kelsey Hopkins to their Board of Directors. “We’re grateful for Dr. Hopkins’s acceptance to serve on the board of directors and provide clinical representation,” Greenville Regional Hospital...

Log Skidder Fire South Of Mulberry Grove

Smithboro Firefighters responded Thursday, at 2:09 p.m., to a report of a skidder fire just east of the Mulberry Grove Road south of Pleasant Mound Avenue. According to Fire Chief Dale Deverick, a logging...

BCHD Encouraging Flu Shots For Those Who Haven’t Yet Had One

An upswing in flu activity throughout the state and locally has made headlines recently and Bond County Health Department Director Mark Ayers wants you to know it’s not too late to get your flu...

Two Car Accident Sends One To Hospital

A Bond County Deputy, Bond County EMS, and Mulberry Grove Firefighters responded Sunday, at 12:40 p.m., to the scene of a two-vehicle accident on the Mulberry Grove Road about one mile north of Mulberry...

Accident Kills Two Young People In Clinton County

An early morning accident on Sunday claimed the life of two young lives in Clinton County.  According to Clinton County Coroner Phillip Moss Christopher Harper age 20 of St. Rose and Josie Lee Walker...

Chamber Elects Officers And Seats New Board Members

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce has three new officers and two new board members for 2014.  At its January meeting, the Chamber elected John Kennedy, president; Michael Ritter, vice president; Janice Romack, secretary; and...

County Board Discusses Voting For Supervisor Of Assessments

In their meeting this week the Bond County Board revisited the topic of making the County Supervisor of Assessments an elected position, rather than one that’s appointed by the county board.  The board briefly...

Chamber Of Commerce Ribbon Cutting for Apex Network Physical Therapy

The Greenville Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting Thursday for the new Apex Network Physical Therapy facility at Greenville Regional Hospital.