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Mascoutah, Lebanon Polling Place Changes Are Approved

By Randy Pierce Herald Publications Two minor changes regarding polling place locations in Mascoutah and Lebanon were among six approved unanimously by the St. Clair County Board at its monthly meeting held on Monday evening, September 19. In what amounts to using a different entrance and exit door, for Mascoutah Township precincts 1, 2, 3…

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Robert P. Brendel

Robert P. Brendel, 75, of Mascoutah, IL born Jan. 18, 1947, in Mascoutah, IL died Tuesday, September 20, 2022, at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital, O’Fallon, IL. Robert was the co-founder of D.E. Martin Roofing, a United States Army Vietnam veteran, and a Purple Heart recipient. He is preceded in death by his parents, Wilbert “Wherle,” and…

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Joanna Pauline Littrell

Joanna Pauline “Polly (Nuckles) Littrell, was born on August 24th, 1938, the first of the second pair of twins born to joseph A and Lucille (Champion) Nuckles. She is survived by her sister, Mary Casbeer of Lampasas; brothers W.W & (Doris) Nuckles, Reuben Nuckles, and Steve Nuckles of Lampasas TX. And James (Sally) Nuckles of…

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Elbe Steps Down As City Councilman

By Pamela Rensing mascherald@heraldpubs.com The City of Mascoutah held their regular council meeting on Monday, Sept. 19. The meeting was open to both in-person and virtual participation. Councilman Doug Elbe resigned from his position on the council. He is leaving the area and will be unable to fulfill his duties. Elbe was sworn into office…

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Kevin S. “Mouse” Laux

Kevin S. “Mouse” Laux, 44, of Fayetteville, IL, born Dec. 31, 1977, in Belleville, IL died Thursday, September 15, 2022, at Barnes Hospital, St. Louis, MO. Kevin was a welder at Central Mining Equipment of Earth City, MO for 25 years. He enjoyed playing pool, washers and darts. He is preceded in death by his…

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In visit to Illinois, VP Harris rallies voters around abortion rights

Pritzker, other leaders say Illinois will remain a safe haven for women seeking abortion By PETER HANCOCK Capitol News Illinois phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Vice President Kamala Harris came to Chicago Friday to rally voters who support abortion rights and urge them to turn out in the upcoming midterm elections. Speaking at a roundtable discussion on…

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Mascoutah Police Report: Sept. 2 thru Sept. 8

Friday, Sept. 2 Ambulance Call – 900 block W. Church St/Donovan Warrant – In State – I-64/Heinen Investigation – 600 block Daniel Dr/Donovan Ambulance Call – 200 block E. Main/Donovan Operation of Vehicle When Registration is Suspended/Driving While License Suspended – N. Jefferson St. at E. Harnett St./Veres – Zachary Weaver (24), Alhambra No Valid…

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Tax Rebate Payments Begin for Millions of Illinoisans

An estimated six million taxpayers across the state set to receive income, property tax rebates CHICAGO – Income and property tax rebates will begin being sent to an estimated six million qualified taxpayers beginning today, September 12. The rebates are the result of Gov. Pritzker’s Illinois Family Relief Plan, which also provided grocery, gas, and…

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Wilson R. Cornish

Wilson R. Cornish, 68, of Belleville, IL, departed this life on Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at his home. He was born November 3, 1953, to Charles and Ramona (nee Abbitt) Cornish, in Pleasanton, CA; the second born of nine children. He was a proud graduate of Lebanon Community High School and had lived in the…

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Mascoutah Police Report: August 26 thru Sept. 1

Friday, August 26 Business Alarm – 9200 block Beller Dr/Sirtak Ambulance Call – 700 block Fountain View Dr/Weinel Operation of Non-Highway Vehicle on Street – 300 block N. 5th St/Sirtak Motorist Assist – Rt. 4 & I-64/Weinel Neighborhood Disturbance – 300 block N. 5th St/Sirtak Noise Complaint – 300 block N. 6th St/Weinel Loud Music…

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