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Tales From A White House Nurse

By Zachary Daum zdaum@heraldpubs.com  “I was in the medical compartment (of Air Force One) and there are televisions in almost every section of the aircraft and there’s a picture (on one) of the first tower that had been hit, on fire. It didn’t register for me. I remember back when Osama Bin Laden had tried…

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Dolores Watkins Dauber

March 29, 1932- January 26, 2023 For most of her life, Dolores Dauber has been called “Boss.”   It’s a nickname given to her by a group of childhood girlfriends in East St Louis in a club they called The Friendly Circle.  Dolores lived up to the “Boss” title her entire life.   Anyone who…

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“Path To Midian’s” Bruce Morrison Reminisces

Last week the Herald covered the formation of local metal band, “Path to Midian” and some of their future plans. Their frontrunner, Bruce Morrison told many stories of his time in the band “Bronx Zoo” and spoke on why he believes Path to Midian has the opportunity for greatness. “Bronx Zoo” was a Glam Rock…

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Beverly Jean Bowlin

Beverly Jean “Jeanie” Bowlin, nee Krul, 80, of Mascoutah IL, born July 11, 1942, died Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL. Jeanie was a retired cook from Mascoutah Community School District 19 and a member of the Mascoutah Women of the Moose, Chapter 392. Jeanie was preceded in death by her…

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Lebanon City Council – Lebanon School Police Officer Discussed

By Zachary Daum zdaum@heraldpubs.com The Lebanon City Council met on Monday, Jan. 23 at 6:30 to discuss the need of a police officer to be stationed at the Lebanon schools and paid for through a joint effort between the Lebanon Police Department and the Lebanon Schools. High School Principal Kimberly Emrick briefly discussed this at…

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Mary C. Wilborn

Mary C. Wilborn, nee Fischer, 77, of Mascoutah, IL born Oct. 28, 1945, in Savannah, GA died Saturday, Jan. 21, 2023, St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL. Mary was a homemaker and a United States Air Force veteran.  She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Lebanon, IL and was very active in the…

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MMS Student Publishes Comic Book

By Zachary Daum zdaum@heraldpubs.com Released for sale on Nov. 27, 2022, 14 year old Mascoutah Middle School 7th grader Deron Knight has created a comic book titled, “Superguy and Pinkypie.” This book follows the adventures of the title characters in their battle against the villainous Jester. Son of Richard and Jewell Knight, Deron has had…

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Local Metal Band “Path to Midian” Sets Sights High

By Zachary Daum zdaum@heraldpubs.com Dropping their first single, “The Morning After,” on Halloween, 2022, newly formed metal band, “Path to Midian” is made up of locals and have their sights set on higher goals. They released a music video to go along with “The Morning After” on Dec 9, 2022 with another single and an…

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Mascoutah Resident Makes All American Football Team

By Zachary Daum zdaum@heraldpubs.com Mascoutah football player, 13 year old Leann Cory, daughter of Stacie Cory was recently chosen to participate as a part of the Missouri All American Football team and has been playing in Desoto, Texas. She plays primarily defensive. The Missouri team won their first game on Saturday, January 14 against New…

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Abel G. Salazar

Linda Kay Piller, age 77, of Sparta, IL, passed away on Saturday, January 14, 2023 at Sparta Community Hospital, Sparta, IL. Linda was born on June 14, 1945 in Avon Park, FL, daughter to Ardell and Kate (Carter) Slaven. On June 14, 1963, she married Peter L. Piller of Baldwin, IL on her 18th birthday…

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