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Neurosurgeon To Speak At St. Joseph’s Hospital Highland

Joseph Yazdi, M.D., a board-certified neurosurgeon, will be the guest speaker at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Highland Tuesday, January 7, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.  Dr. Yazdi will speak at the Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome Support...

National Radon Action Month Declared

The Environmental Protection Agency has declared January 2014 as “National Radon Action Month.” Radon is a naturally-occurring, invisible, and odorless radioactive gas that can be found at high levels in one of every 15...

Officials Say Online Concealed Carry Applications Ready

State officials say they expect that the online system for concealed carry permits will be ready for gun owners on Sunday.  The website is being beta tested now.  State police are also working on...

Police Identify Pedestrian Killed On Rt. 127

Illinois State Police, Bond County Deputies, and Bond County EMS responded Wednesday, at 2:54 a.m., to the scene of a pedestrian accident on Rt. 127 south of the Greenville Airport.  According to the accident...

Teen Tanning Ban Takes Effect Today

Another new law that goes into effect today in Illinois bans teens from tanning.  The new law prohibits anyone under the age of 18 from using tanning beds.  Supporters argue that the UV rays...

New Speed Limit Signs To Be Posted

The new year brings with it an increase in the speed limit on Illinois' rural interstates.  The limit will go from 65 to 70 miles an hour.  New signs will be going up and...

Humane Society Reminds Pet Owners To Be Cautious In Cold Weather

The Bond County Humane Society is reminding pet owners that your four-legged friends are just as likely to get frostbite or hypothermia as people are when the temperatures drop. This winter, remember that although dogs...

Fire Chief Shares Importance Of Yielding To Blue Lights

Greenville Fire Chief Bill Johnston recently talked with us about the importance of yielding to vehicles with blue emergency lights driven by volunteer firefighters. “People look back and say, ‘Oh, they’re just a blue light…...

Fatal Accident On Rt 127

Illinois State Police are reporting a fatal accident on Rt. 127 at about 2:50 a.m. Wednesday morning.  According to a state police spokesman, two individuals traveling on 127 near the Greenville Airport ran out...