Governor Says He’ll Sign Insulin Price Cap Approved By Legislature

Amended bill, approved Thursday by Senate, will increase cap by consumer price index each year By Jerry Nowicki Capitol News Illinois Jnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD — A cap on prescription insulin costs for some health insurance plans is headed to Gov. J.B. Pritzker, who said Thursday he looks forward to signing the measure. Supporters of the bill…

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Bobbye Kay Broughton

Bobbye Kay Broughton, nee Emerson, 76, of Mascoutah, IL born Feb. 11, 1943 in Paducah, KY died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 at Memorial Hospital East, Shiloh, IL. Bobbye was a homemaker and was very active in the city of Mascoutah, IL.  She was a two-time former president of the Mascoutah Tuesday Woman’s Club, a board…

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Indians Defeat Kankakee In Nail Biter, Now On To Joliet

By Collin Kessler Mascoutah Herald The Mascoutah High School Indians kept their post season hopes alive last Saturday night , Nov. 9, taking down the Kankakee Kays 22-18 allowing them to advance to the third round of the IHSA playoffs. When Head Coach Josh Lee took over four years ago, that moment on the football…

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St. Clair County Commission Offers Veterans Assistance

By Randy Pierce Herald Publications People who have served in the nation’s armed forces and now live in St. Clair County who are suffering because of difficult financial conditions they are experiencing may find support in a special commission set up for their benefit as a result of the Illinois Military Veterans Assistance Act which…

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The Mascoutah Dark Side: Seek and Destroy

By Collin Kessler Mascoutah Herald At every home football game for their Indians, a chant is regularly perceptible throughout the stadium when Mascoutah is on defense.  This chant is ‘Dark Side’, the nickname of the Indians defense, something that came from Coach Troy Medvick when he rejoined the program. When Defensive Coordinator Medvick came back…

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McKendree University Board Names Daniel C. Dobbins President

LEBANON – Daniel Lett, chairman of the McKendree University Board of Trustees, announced today that at the Saturday, Nov. 3, 2019, board meeting, Daniel C. Dobbins was elected the 33rd president of McKendree University. Dobbins will take office on Jan. 1, 2020. He succeeds Dr. James M. Dennis, who announced his retirement as president earlier…

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Robert D. Heberer

Robert D. Heberer, 87, of Waterloo, IL formerly of Mascoutah, IL born May 17, 1932 in Freeburg, IL died Saturday, Nov. 9, 2019, at Oak Hill in Waterloo, IL. He was a retired, former owner of Heberer Equipment Company of Mascoutah and Gateway Bobcat. Bob was a graduate of the University of Illinois and a…

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Stella Williams

Stella Agnes Williams, nee Turner, age 86, of Cambridge House in O’Fallon, Ill., formerly of Mascoutah, Ill., born April 14, 1933 in Provincetown, Mass., passed away Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at her home. Stella was a military wife and travelled to many states, and finally made her home in New Baden, Ill. in 1966. She…

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33 Seniors Graduate from Fairview Heights Police Academy

By Randy Pierce tribune@heraldpubs.com FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS – With some of them returning to participate after having enjoyed it once or more previously while others experienced it for the first time, 33 local area older residents graduated from the 2019 Fairview Heights Police Department Senior Academy on Thursday, October 24. This was the first year that…

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