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Fire Under House On Franklin Street In Greenville

Greenville Firefighters responded Tuesday, at 6:07 p.m., to a report of a residential structure fire on Franklin Street.  According to the fire report, when firefighters arrived, they found light smoke coming from the rear...

Sorento School Collects Over 1,000 Items For Food Drive

The students of Sorento School brought in 1,145 food products for their annual food drive, which benefits the Sorento Food Pantry. The class winner was the 5th grade, which brought in 367 food items....

Greenville Mayor Extends Thanks To Public Works Crew And Residents

City crews have been working the past several days to help clear roads and prevent accidents. Greenville Mayor Alan Gaffner told us the Public Works Department has been, "...working since the snow began to...

Illinois State Police Offer Winter Driving Safety Tips

Illinois State Police urge drivers to take precautions before hitting the road in severe winter weather. They suggest checking the forecast before leaving and allowing extra driving time, dressing in layers, carrying a cell...

Check On Elderly In Cold Weather

Don’t forget to check on elderly neighbors, friends, and family members during this bitter cold weather. Officials say they’re at a greater risk of getting hypothermia. If you know of any seniors who don’t...

Snow Packed Roads Continue To Cause Problems

Snow packed roads and snow drifts continued to cause problems on local roads Monday.  With temperatures in the negatives all day and winds gusting to 20+ miles per hour Monday was not a good...

Snow Claims Pana Man’s Life

The dangerous cold temperatures are proving deadly across Illinois.  Christian County authorities say a 64-year-old man was found dead in the snow just a half-block from his Pana home.  Officials say Herbert Palmer left...

New Laws Concerning Seventeen Year Olds

The New Year brings a change in the way the criminal court system handles 17-year-olds charged with a felony.  A new state law means they're now considered juveniles in most instances.  That means a...

Snow Is On The Ground, Now Health Threat Turns To Dangerous Wind Chills

The 11+ inches of snow is on the ground and will continue to cause major troubles, but the wind chills are just as dangerous.  High temperature for Monday is forecast at -6 degrees with...

Terrible Winter Storm Dumps 11+ Inches Of Snow And Closes Down Most Of The...

The terrible winter storm Sunday has shut down a large part of Greenville and the county for Monday.  Official snow totals will be hard to calculate due to the excessive winds blowing the snow...