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... of submissions, non-profit events are run only one time in print, will be edited and appear in the week before the event date. Email: lifestyle@bnd.com. Mail to: Lifestyle, Belleville News-Democrat, 120 S. Illinois St., P.O. Box 427, Belleville, IL 62222-0427. Questions, call Heidi Wiechert at 618-239-2500.
There are dozens of Subway locations in the metro-east, with seven in Belleville alone, as well as locations in Swansea, Millstadt, Freeburg, O'Fallon, Fairview Heights, Lebanon, Caseyville, Mascoutah, Cahokia, Collinsville, East St. Louis, Edwardsville, Waterloo, Dupo, Glen Carbon, Bethalto, Hamel, ...

The families of the two men killed in a wrong-way crash on Illinois 15 in July 2017 have filed a wrongful-death suit against the other driver. John Bannister, 37, and Daryl Harton, 36, were killed July 8 as they were out celebrating their anniversary. A witness told police she was driving east when Kevin ...
Police were investigating Wednesday after a body was found near a lake near Litchfield, according to Illinois State Police. The remains were found near Lake Lou Yaeger, in Montgomery County. Return to bnd.com for more on this developing story. Kara Berg: 618-239-2626, @karaberg95 ...
The report, written by retired Belleville Police Detective Mike Boyne, was dated June 23, 1988, and detailed an interview between detectives and a Boatmen's Bank teller, Susan Jasiewicz. She told police that Cardenas was at the bank walk-up window, cashing her paycheck, producing her Texas driver's ...
Details: In addition to selling fresh produce, this market accepts all forms of currency including electronic benefit transfer cards and Illinois Link Cards. It also offers a "Double Up" program. Benefit card users can receive up to $5 of free produce with purchase. Cash users, after filling a market punch card, can ...

Two teenagers and a woman were charged with trying to steal a car in Belleville and leading police on a chase Saturday. According to Belleville Police, ... A Belleville officer located the truck headed westbound on Illinois 15 near North DeMazenod Drive and tried to pull it over. The truck did not stop and ...
A congressman from the metro-east used more taxpayer-funded postage last year than any other congressman from Illinois. U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, who represents southwestern Illinois including St. Clair County and part of Madison County, led all of Illinois congressmen last year with the use ...
The Belleville Fire Department responded to a car in a ditch upside down on S. Green Mount Road on Sunday night. A car ran into the ditch and flipped Sunday at about 6:45 p.m., Belleville Fire Department said in a Facebook post. There were three passengers in the car, two of whom were transported to ...
In a change of command ceremony Sunday, Scott Air Force Base bid farewell to the commander of the 126th Air Refueling Wing. Col. Peter Nezamis relinquished command of the wing in lieu of a position serving as the Illinois National Guard chief of Joint Staff, which oversees five Army elements and three ...
East St. Louis firefighters battled a structure fire at a duplex on 52nd and State streets late Sunday night. Crews on scene said the house was vacant at the time of the fire. The call for the blaze went out at about 10:40 p.m. Sunday. The house appeared to be a total loss. Within a half hour, crews were only ...
IHOP franchisee Mohammad Youseff plans to retire in August, according to his real estate agent John L. Eichenlaub. It's unclear what will happen to his Missouri location in Bridgeton. An employee who answered the phone Monday said she could not comment. Youseff could not immediately be reached for ...
A Belleville bridge was damaged Sunday when a forklift in the bed of a truck hit the underside of the overpass. At about 9 a.m., the truck was driving beneath the bridge when the forklift it was hauling struck the bridge and fell onto the roadway at 8105 W. Illinois Route 15. undefined. Belleville Fire Chief Tom ...
"Jack Spanolia and Victor Malacorac, both members of the Italian colony but adherents of opposite sides, were in Belleville and boarded the L & N train to Rentschler Station," the paper reported. "In the spirit of levity Spanolia teased Malacorac about the recent defeat of the Italians by the Austrians and ...
Last month was the wettest February on record for Illinois, according to scientists at the University of Illinois. February saw a statewide precipitation of 5 inches, which is 2.9 inches more than the usual rate for February and beat the previous record of 4.4 inches set in 2008. The precipitation is calculated for ...
The crash that killed a Highland woman in February is being investigated as a reckless homicide, according to court documents. Police say Wayne Stayton, 36, of Collinsville, was driving more than 100 mph and allegedly tested positive for cannabis and benzodiazepines while he was hospitalized following ...
Three years ago, Belleville business owners successfully stopped a plan to raise fees for video gaming terminals and liquor licenses. ... the majority of the fee increases," said Gregory, who has five video gaming terminals at Crehan's and is the vice president of the Illinois Licensed Beverage Association.

Illinois Department of Transportation officials closed Lebanon Road indefinitely on Thursday for "critical pavement repairs" and improvements. Access to the road — which was closed between Illinois 161 and West Main Street — will be restored as soon as the work can be completed, according to an IDOT ...
It started as a floral shop with gifts on the west end of town, then their business bloomed into one of the best places to have lunch in St. Clair County. After 30 years of doing business in Belleville, Gladys Boisseau and her family will close their restaurant and gift shop, Rachel's Garden, this spring. Boisseau ...
“If it was so important we do this, we shouldn't be giving an exemption to big box stores that sell a ton of guns,” Schimpf said. “Bottom line is this was a Chicago solution to a Chicago problem that is really onerous for Southern Illinois.” Tom Petrokovich, the manager of the Curt Smith's Outdoors in Belleville, ...
Brian Flynn, an attorney in Belleville who was on the team representing Garrett in Monday's sentencing, said his first case before Judge Kelley was in the traffic and misdemeanor courtroom in 2009. Sometimes the judge would raise his voice, in an effort Flynn believes was to help young attorneys develop ...
Six children were still hospitalized after a crash killed their mother in Columbia on Tuesday. Emily M. Webb, 41, died at Illinois 3 and Veterans Parkway when a dump truck driven by 86-year-old Donald Eccher, of Millstadt, collided with her family's SUV about 12:30 p.m.. The seven family members were in ...
In early January, Galan posted a notice on the Facebook pages "Lost and Missing Pets of Belleville, IL" and "Lost and Missing Pets of St. Clair County, Illinois." The information also made its way to Nextdoor, an online network for area neighborhoods. Since that time, Nixon has turned animal-loving ...
A Belleville man charged with seven counts of child porn possession posted an ad on Craigslist looking to buy used children's underwear, police say. The ad, posted in January, was what started the investigation into 23-year-old Michael Roussel, according to an affidavit filed by Belleville police. "I want to ...
The driver of a 2014 Chevrolet Impala, 58-year-old John W. Frye, of Freeburg, was fatally injured when the vehicle crossed the center line of Illinois 15 near Raven Road in Washington County, according to Illinois State Police. The Impala hit a 2017 Ford pickup head-on. The pickup driver tried to swerve ...
Remembering when the world's tallest man visited Belleville ... Q: While reading your paper's recent article about Robert Wadlow, the tallest man who ever lived, I seem to recall my parents taking me to the Grant store in Belleville to see him when he made an appearance there in the shoe department.
Schaaf said when she had gone through the intersection, the light was yellow. "My husband was in a car in front of me, and I called him, but he couldn't understand what I was saying because my hands and legs were shaking," she said. "I knew it was terrible." Illinois State Police's crash reconstruction team ...
The Meredith Home / Hotel Belleville is the finest example of a large Art Deco building in Southern Illinois. The 6-story building on Belleville, Illinois' public square is presently vacant and in need of a developer or business owner interested in a viable, exciting building in a high-visibility location. Provided/ ...
After 45 years of serving short stacks in the metro-east, Belleville will lose its IHOP location on Carlyle Avenue later this year. IHOP franchisee Mohammad Youseff plans to retire in August, according to his real estate agent John L. Eichenlaub. It's unclear what will happen to his Missouri location in Bridgeton ...
Autopsies of the men were being conducted Sunday and Swansea detectives, Illinois State Police Crime Scene and the St. Clair County coroner's office continued to investigate. "The preliminary investigation appears to show this is a tragic murder/suicide within a family," Johnson said in a press release.
Another aging downtown building may get a face-lift as a Columbia company has received tax incentives to support its plans to spend $1.5 million to buy the building at 300 E. Main St. and develop 12 “high-end” apartments. Tygracon Properties Inc. intends to build the apartments on the second and third ...
St. Clair County Coroner Calvin Dye Sr. identified the victim as Timiji Jackson, of Washington Park. Jackson was found face down on the ground in front of a house in the 1400 block of N. 48th Street, Dye said. Illinois State Police Sgt. Elbert Jennings said Washington Park police received a 911 call reporting ...
Editor's note: The weekly Illinois Bicentennial series is brought to you by the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Illinois Press Association. More than 20 newspapers are creating stories about the state's history, places and key moments in advance of the Bicentennial on Dec. 3, 2018. Stories ...
It's easy to forget you're in a rural part of Southern Illinois when you pull up to Covered in Chocolate Bistro and Catering in Breese. An industrial light display greets you at the door and you'll notice a cozy set of yellow velvet chairs in the window where you can picture yourself having coffee and cake with ...
The Tracy Fogarty Domestic Violence Unit in Belleville concentrates resources for dealing with domestic abuse. Her maiden name was used, ... Illinois did not pass a Truth in Sentencing law until 1995, which now keeps a murderer in prison for 85 percent of his sentence. Hayden was paroled to District 4, ...
Through Make-A-Wish, a 12-year-old Belleville girl was able to make her dream of playing with a tiger come true. Make-A-Wish Illinois is an organization dedicated to fulfilling once-in-a-lifetime wishes for children who have life-threatening illnesses. In 2016, Allison Higgins was diagnosed with a brain tumor ...
A Belleville woman was seriously injured after her car crashed into a tractor trailer early Friday morning at the Interstate 64 and Illinois 4 interchange. Candice Kehoe, 33, was flown by helicopter to Saint Louis University Hospital after her 2016 Nissan Versa collided with the semi, according to police.
No wonder the two merry pranksters blew away the competition to earn the title of the most identical set of twins in Illinois in March 1981. In a promotion staged for the Illinois Lottery's then-new Double game, the Caulfield brothers were picked as one of three finalists from more than 200 entries. Then, they ...
One person was killed in a wrong-crash late Wednesday night on Route 255 in Godfrey. Three cars collided about 10 p.m. on Route 255 just south of Humbert Road, KMOV reported. While one person died, another was flown to a St. Louis hospital with critical injuries. The third person suffered only minor ...
He also had no criminal record, was employed and was studying at Southwestern Illinois College at the time. Psychological evaluation showed that Wallace stood a high probability of successfully completing rehabilitation, according to St. Clair County Circuit Judge Robert Haida, which the judge said ...
... porn was a choice that “subpigboy4u” made over and over again. You cannot expect a whole lot of patience and forgiveness, at least not yet. There are too many unanswered questions. Some will be answered by the court system, but the most troubling ones need to be answered by the Belleville Diocese ...
But St. Clair County eliminated money this year for the local University of Illinois Extension program, which administers 4-H. For at least the past four fiscal years, St. Clair County has allocated $20,100 to the local U of I Extension unit. This year, however, declining revenues caused the county to eliminate ...
Police arrested a suspect after he reportedly barricaded himself in a car for almost three hours Wednesday night in Brooklyn. The incident began about 8 p.m. when officers chased the suspect from St. Louis into Illinois, according to a KMOV report. The pursuit ended around Jefferson Street and Illinois 3.
Anyone in the boil order area should bring their water to a rolling boil for five minutes before drinking or cooking with the water, according to an Illinois American Water news release. Any time water pressure drops below 20 pounds per square inch, a boil order must be issued as a precaution. Pressure had ...
The Southwestern Illinois College Board of Trustees voted Wednesday to eliminate the Belleville campus' childcare service, Kids' Club. Faculty, staff and students could use the service while they were on campus. But enrollment had been declining over the past several years, according to SWIC. The vote ...
Two toddlers fell to the floor and were taken to the hospital; one had minor injuries and the other was unhurt. Schofield, from Belleville, was reportedly captured on surveillance footage when this occurred. She worked at the Fairview Heights daycare center from April to August in 2017, according to daycare ...
An advisory has been issued for extreme cold until noon Tuesday, covering much of Missouri and southwestern Illinois. The wind chill can cause frostbite in as little as 30 minutes to exposed skin, and hypothermia can set in quickly. People are advised that if they must venture outdoors, be sure to wear a hat ...
Hannah was at Whiteside Middle School in Belleville, where she works as a teacher, when she got the email from HGTV. ... Ranch in Illinois.” Here's the description from HGTV: “New parents want to upgrade to a bigger home in Illinois but disagree over style. She's got her eye on a turnkey two-story home ...
A healing service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Jan. 19, at the main church of the Shrine of Our Lady of the Snows, 442 S. De Mazenod Drive, Belleville. All seeking healing, regardless of religious persuasion, are welcome. Information: 618-277-0416 or 618-397-6700.
Melinda Harris, who made an emotional appeal in November for help to save her home from demolition, has decided to give up a court fight and tear down her Wabash Avenue home condemned by the city of Belleville. Harris has said she doesn't have any money left for repairs after giving at least $30,000 ...


 

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