Mascoutah Police Report: July 9 through July 15

Friday, July 9 Suicidal Subject – 600 block W. Church St/Weinel Derelict Vehicle – 300 block Mine Rd/Rettig Illegal Dumping – W. Main St/Sunnquist 911 Dial – 9500 block Mallard Dr/Sunnquist Derelict Vehicle – 300 block Mine Rd/Sunnquist Subject Removal – 1400 block Timberbrook Dr/Rettig Child Custody Dispute – 400 block Falling Leaf Way/Glander Assist…

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Gov. Pritzker Signs Legislation Making Illinois Second State in the Midwest to Provide Birth Control Over the Counter

New Legislation Removes Barriers to Access for Illinois Residents; Grants Pharmacists Ability to Dispense Contraception Over the Counter CHICAGO — Expanding quality and affordable healthcare for Illinois women and families, Governor JB Pritzker signed HB 0135 into law, granting Illinoisans access to birth control over the counter. The historic legislation removes barriers to care that…

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Council Discusses Revisions to Video Gaming Licenses

By Pamela Rensing [email protected] The Mascoutah City Council held their regular meeting on Monday, July 19. The meeting was open to in-person visitors and was also provided by virtual participation on Zoom. Councilmen discussed the first reading of a proposed code change for Gambling and Video Gaming. Video gaming permits are issued through the City…

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Andrew Ross Beckham

Andrew Ross Beckham, 70, of Panama City, Florida, died 5:53 p.m. Sunday, July 18, 2021 in the Adena Regional Medical Center unexpectedly. He was born June 6, 1951, in Riverside, CA, to the late Ross Allison and Vaudine Thompson Beckham. He is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Allison Alexa and John Short, of Blairsville,…

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Marjorie A. Fish

Marjorie A. Fish, nee Muellner, 82, of O’Fallon, IL, born Friday, September 23, 1938, in St. Paul, MN, passed away Wednesday, July 21, 2021; at St. Louis University Hospital in Saint Louis, MO. Marjorie worked as a Registrar at Belleville Area College. She was a very active member of St. Nicholas Catholic Church in O’Fallon…

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Darlene Kathryn Wombacher

Darlene Kathryn Wombacher, nee Seering, 82, of Mascoutah, IL, born Sept. 12, 1938 in Mascoutah, IL died Sunday, July 18, 2021 at MarKa Nursing Home, Mascoutah, IL. Darlene was retired from the Scott Air Force Base Exchange. She was a member of the Women of the Moose Lodge 815, VFW Auxiliary Post 7682, and Holy…

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Tammi Sue Rasch

Tammi Sue Rasch, 53, of Mascoutah, IL, born May 20, 1968 in Belleville, IL died Thursday, July 15, 2021 at her home. Tammi was a member of Union United Methodist Church in Belleville, IL. She was preceded in death by her father, Benjamin L. Rasch, a sister, Angela Sue Rasch, her grandparents, Albert (Elvera) Graul,…

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SIUC to hold in-person open house for prospective students

CARBONDALE – Southern Illinois University Carbondale will hold its first in-person open house for prospective students since November 2019 on July 23. The free, daylong event is for students who will be college freshmen in fall 2022 or later and their families. “We are excited to resume in-person open houses for our future Salukis,” said…

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John Garrett

John Roland Garrett passed away peacefully in his sleep on July 6, 2021 at the age of 73, in Denver, Colorado. He was born September 16, 1947 to Roland and Mary Garrett in Washington, DC. On November 14, 2020 he celebrated his 50th wedding anniversary with his loving wife, Bonnie. John graduated from Bladensburg High…

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