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HCS Wins State Title Over Altamont Lutheran Interparrish School

By Nic Liefer for the Mascoutah Herald The Holy Childhood School 8th grade baseball team concluded their dominating 2019 season with a title win in the SIJHSAA State Tournament last Thursday, October 10, in a nail-biting 7-6 victory over Altamont Lutheran Interparrish School. The victory capped a nearly perfect 21-1 season for the Apaches. With…

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Horse Sanctuary Helps Others

By Stephanie Malench Times-Tribune EDWARDSVILLE – James Castelli has been training horses for over 35 years.  For the past 4 years, Castelli has operated Quick Six Ranch in Edwardsville, rescuing horses from slaughter, neglect, and abuse. Castelli established the Ranch as a 501(c)3 on January 30, 2017. In 2016, his organization  started taking in  wild…

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Japanese Business Leaders Convene in Belleville to Discuss Economic Partnership Opportunities

The City of Belleville Friday welcomed honored guests from Japan and the Leadership Council of Southwestern Illinois to discuss burgeoning economic opportunities between the region and the country of Japan. Mayor Mark Eckert welcomed guests including representatives from the Consul of Economic Affairs for the Consulate General of Japan, Keidanren USA – the Japanese Business…

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SILC Provide $5,000 Donation to The Red Porch

Community Link, in partnership with Southern Illinois Living Centers, anticipate a fall opening for The Red Porch café at 301 East Hanover in New Baden. The Red Porch, with the mission to Brew Good. Do Good., will focus on three areas:  Café. Community. Connect. Café—The Red Porch will offer espresso drinks, coffee, The Republic of…

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