BOND COUNTY BUS STOPS BACK TO 4TH STREET
All Bond County Unit 2 bus stops that were moved to 6th street due to the construction, will be moved back to 4th street as of Wednesday, October 1st. There will be NO bus stops on 6th street. They will all be moved back to 4th street as of Wednesday, October 1st.
ANNUAL RIPSON BRIDGE FESTIVAL IN OCTOBER
The Annual Ripson Bridge Festival will be Sunday, October 5th, from 11:00 am - 5:00 PM. There will be country music all day with food stands, more than 100 craft stands and games for the children. Apple butter and lye soap are made on the grounds and will be available for sale. This is a good outing for the entire family and all proceeds are used for maintenance of the Old Ripson Bridge. The festival is 8 miles from Rt. 140 and 5 miles from Sorento. Look for the signs.
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
The Greenville Comets football team extended their winning streak to 5 games with a 35-6 win over Pana on Friday. The Comets are now 5-0 on the season. And you can hear every game live on WGEL Radio on Friday nights.
JUNIOR HIGH SOFTBALL
The Mulberry Grove Lady Eagles lost twice on Saturday, but had one of the best seasons for a softball team in the history of Bond County. The Lady Eagles took fourth place in the state of Illinois. They finished the season 16-2 after losing to Summer Red Hill and then Downs Tri-Valley on Saturday.
JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL
The Greenville Junior High Bluejays 8th and 7th grade teams lost in the Hillsboro Tournement over the weekend. The 8th grade team lost 37-21, and the 7th graders lost 30-22.
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS TENNIS
Greenville Lady Comets at St. Anthony
HIGH SCHOOL JV FOOTBALL
Greenville Comets at Pana
HIGH SCHOOL BASEBALL
Mulberry Grove Aces at Windsor
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS GOLF
Greenville Comets - South Central Conference Tournament at The Rail
HIGH SCHOOL BOYS SOCCER
Greenville Comets at East Alton Wood River
MARY ALICE KESSINGER
Mary Alice Kessinger, age 87, of Greenville, passed away Thursday, September 25th, at Fair Oaks Nursing Home. Funeral services for Mary Alice Kessinger will be Monday, at 11:00 AM, at the Greenville First Christian Church. Interment will follow in Union Grove Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Greenville First Christian Church.
60 year-old Linda Dunn, of the Pittsburg area, passed away on Thursday, September 25th. Funeral services for Linda Dunn were at 2:00 PM on Sunday, Sept 28th at the Donnell Wiegand Funeral Home in Mulberry Grove. Interment was in Duncan Cemetery. Memorials may be made to the Cancer Fund or Crown Point Church.
RAYMOND E. DUFFY
97 year-old Raymond Duffy, of Edwardsville, passed away on Saturday, September 27th, at Rosewood Care Center in Edwardsville. Funeral services for Raymond Duffy will be at 10:00 AM Tuesday at the Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens, in Bethalto. Burial will also be in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens. There will be no visitation. Memorials may be made to the Alton Symphony Orchestra. The Dauderman Mortuary, in Alhanbra, is in charge of arrangements.
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