Area News

Beach Honored for 44 Years of Service to St. Clair County

By Randy Pierce tribune@heraldpubs.com BELLEVILLE – St. Clair County residents by the thousands who do not know who Terry Beach is or would recognize him on the street have been positively impacted by his work that has ended with his retirement at the end of last month. Beach, who was honored with a special proclamation…

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Active Shooter Drill and CPR/AED Training Held At Mascoutah Library

The Mascoutah Library closed on Friday, Feb. 8 for employee special safety training. The morning session involved “Active Shooter Drills” led by Mascoutah Police Officer Cameron Rettig and SWIC Sgt. Jim Watkins.  The afternoon session was led by Mascoutah EMS Lead Supervisor Jeremy Gottschammer and involved CPR Training and First Aid. Library employees attending the…

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St. Joseph’s Hospital-Breese Honors Nurses With Inaugural DAISY Awards

BREESE – HSHS St. Joseph’s Hospital Breese recently awarded Calista Dothager, RN, with The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses®. The award is part of the DAISY Foundation’s mission to recognize the extraordinary, compassionate nursing care they provide patients and families every day. Dothager was nominated by a previous patient for her extraordinary care. The patient…

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Clinton Manor Living Center Celebrates 30 years

NEW BADEN – Clinton Manor Living Center (CMLC) and their sister company Southern Illinois Community Supports Services (SICSS) held their annual banquet recently at the American Legion in New Baden. 2018 marked the 30th anniversary of the organization. Their theme this year was “Glo Party.” As a part of the program, several staff were recognized…

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Fairview Heights Prepares for 50th Anniversary

By Randy Pierce tribune@heraldpubs.com FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS – Because this year marks the half century point since the City of Fairview Heights was formally incorporated, that having occurred in October of 1969, a committee of residents, representatives of local businesses and elected officials has been formed to prepare for the observance of the municipality’s 50th birthday…

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MPD Accepting Applications for Police Chaplain

By Pamela Rensing mascherald@heraldpubs.com Mascoutah Police Chief Scott Waldrup has announced the development of a Police Chaplain program for the department.  MPD began accepting applications on February 7 with a deadline of March 1.  The online application is available at the City of Mascoutah’s website www.mascoutah.org. A Police Chaplain serves as a support system for…

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Mascoutah Police Department Accepting Applications for Police Chaplain

By Pamela Rensing mascherald@heraldpubs.com Mascoutah Police Chief Scott Waldrup has announced the development of a Police Chaplain program for the department.  MPD began accepting applications on February 7 with a deadline of March 1.  The online application is available at the City of Mascoutah’s website www.mascoutah.org. A Police Chaplain serves as a support system for…

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Illinois Student Assistance Commission Announces Illinois State Scholars

Congratulations to the 38 Illinois State Scholars at Mascoutah High School! CHICAGO – The Illinois Student Assistance Commission (ISAC) is pleased to announce the 2019-20 Illinois State Scholars. These exceptional students rank in approximately the top ten percent of high school seniors in Illinois and are chosen each year based on a combination of exemplary…

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