Mascoutah Police Report: June 26 through June 30

Friday, June 26 Animal Complaint – 700 block W. State/Sunnquist Information – 300 block Mine Rd/Sunnquist Motorist Assist – Rt. 4 & I-64/Rettig Warrant – In State – Mascoutah Plaza/Veres Ordinance – High Weeds/Grass – 200 block E. Main/Rettig Traffic Accident – Over $500- E. Poplar & Lebanon/Rettig Well Being Check – 1600 block Landmark/Sunnquist…

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DON’T FORGET: Income Tax Filing & Payment Deadline July 15

The Illinois Department of Revenue (IDOR) reminds taxpayers the state individual income tax filing and payment deadline is July 15. This year’s deadline was extended three months by Governor JB Pritzker in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Both state and federal returns are due on July 15. To date, 5.3 million Illinois taxpayers have filed…

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Commerce Park May Signal Years Of Development

By Dennis Grubaugh Illinois Business Journal O’Fallon Mayor Herb Roach likes to point out that the Gateway Commerce Center has evolved over 25 years, continuing to bring dividends to its host communities in Edwardsville and Pontoon Beach. Those same possibilities now exist in O’Fallon, with Gateway’s primary developer, St. Louis-based TriStar Properties, preparing to develop…

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Expired Driver’s Licenses, ID Cards and License Plate Stickers Extended an Additional Month – Until Nov. 1

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced that expiration dates for driver’s licenses/ID cards and license plate stickers have been extended an additional month – from Oct. 1, 2020, to Nov. 1, 2020. This new Nov. 1 extension also includes those who have July, August and September expiration dates. As a result, expired documents will…

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Kaskaskia College to Host Commencement Ceremony on July 10

Kaskaskia College will be hosting its 2020 Commencement ceremony on Friday, July 10 at 7:00 pm on the College’s main campus.  Although much will be different about this year’s ceremony, many of the traditions of commencement such as the processional and recessional, the conferring of degrees, and the opportunity for students to walk across the…

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George “Bill” Faust

George “Bill” Faust, 72, of Lebanon, died Saturday, June 27, 2020 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in O’Fallon. He was born October 19, 1947 in Lebanon, the son of George and Hettie, nee Brewer, Faust. He married Michelle “Mickey” Renth April 8, 1972 in Mascoutah and she survives in Lebanon. In addition to his wife he…

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Justin Charles Love

Justin Charles Love, 41, of Collinsville, IL born Nov. 6, 1978 in San Francisco, CA died Tuesday, June 23, 2020 at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon, IL. After 14 years of professional basketball, Justin became a teacher and head basketball coach at Mascoutah High School. He was a Hall of Fame inductee of Sacred Heart…

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Rose M. Johnson

Rose M. Johnson, nee Piatt, 86, of Swansea, IL, born Dec. 4, 1933 in Bellaire, OH died Friday, June 19, 2020 at her daughter’s home. She was a retired receptionist for LINC, Inc. in Swansea, IL and a member of the Women of the Moose Lodge 1221, Swansea, IL. She was preceded in death by…

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