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NWS Meteorologist Offers Tips For Severe Weather

It’s Illinois Severe Weather Awareness Week, and meteorologist Jim Kramper with the National Weather Service offers this tip on preparing for tornado season. “Wherever you’re at, try to think ‘what do I need to do?’...

New Midwest Tractor Sales Facility In Breese

Midwest Tractor Sales is in the process of constructing a new facility in Breese Justin Detmer at MTS told WGEL they were able to acquire land on Jamestown Road and New Route 50 near Breese. Detmer...

County Board Meets Briefly

The Bond County Board met in regular session Tuesday morning. In a brief meeting, the only action taken was the appointment of Roger Flint, of Keyesport, to the Bond County Housing Authority Board as...

Mulberry Grove Village Board Considering Video Gaming Ordinance

At the Mulberry Grove Village Board meeting Monday, Illinois Gaming Special Agent Walker addressed questions concerning video gaming in the village. Walker explained the process of getting an ordinance approved to allow video gaming...

Bond County Veterans Memorial Bricks For Purchase

Bond County Veterans Memorial Bricks are available for purchase. Bricks are added to the memorial twice a year, on Memorial Day and Veterans Day. Brick applications are available at any Greenville bank. The deadline for...

Greenville High School Presents Spring Musical, “Hello, Dolly!”

Greenville High School will perform “Hello, Dolly!” as their Spring Musical this year. Musical Director Shawn Cox told us performances will run this Friday and Saturday and Thursday, Friday and Saturday of next week. “The...

Bond County Ministerial Alliance To Offer Services For Lent

The Bond County Ministerial Alliance will offer a series of worship services during Lent this year. BCMA President Reverend David Bilyeu from the First Baptist Church told us more about the services. “The Bond County...

Senior Center Lunch & Learn To Feature Impact Amplified Phones

As part of their lunch and learn programming, the Bond County Senior Center will feature an information and demonstration session on amplified phones for the hearing impaired. Director Anna Oestreich told us the program...

2013 Relay Members Seek New Opportunity

Members of the 2013 Relay for Life of Bond County steering committee and team captains have released a statement expressing their desire to pursue new opportunities to raise funds that will benefit Bond County...

Greenville High School Students Compete In Academic Challenge

Greenville High School was among 16 district high schools competing recently in the Annual Academic Challenge at Kaskaskia College. Competition was in the areas of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Engineering Graphics, English, Math, and Physics....