Area News

New Airport Director to Take Over April 3

By Randy Pierce tribune@heraldpubs.com MASCOUTAH – Over 60 applicants who expressed an interest in serving as the new director for MidAmerica St. Louis Airport, taking over the position being vacated by the pending retirement of Tim Cantwell, have been narrowed down to the selection of Bryan Johnson who has most recently served as a senior…

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State Seeks Nominations for Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards

Winners honored at a special ceremony at the Old State Capitol SPRINGFIELD – The Serve Illinois Commission on Volunteerism and Community Service (Serve Illinois) is accepting nominations for the annual Governor’s Volunteer Service Awards. These awards recognize individual volunteers and businesses and highlight the importance of community service in Illinois. “Each year, millions of Illinoisans…

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Mascoutah School District To Consider Solar Power

By Keith Gillett Mascoutah Herald Solar power could be in the immediate future for District 19 schools. At last week’s District 19 School Board, members heard a proposal from Trane Renewable Energy and Power Solutions (TREPS) on options it can take to install a solar power system for the District. At a work session before…

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Clinton County Officers Earn Lifesaving Awards

By Randy Pierce ccn@heraldpubs.com CLINTON COUNTY, IL – Two Clinton County Sheriff’s Department officers were among a group of nine individuals from throughout the region who were presented with special awards for lifesaving at the 28th annual banquet of the Southwestern Illinois Law Enforcement Commission and Southern Illinois Police Chiefs Association held at the Four…

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Mascoutah Police Report: January 17 thru January 23

Friday, Jan. 17 Assist Other Agency – Mascoutah Police Dept/Weinel Parking Complaint – 9800 block Perrin Rd/Glander Driving Too Fast For Conditions – 400 block W. Church/Donovan 911 Hangup – 300 block S. 5th St/Heinen Suspicious Activity – 1000 block W. Green/Lasica False Alarm – 300 block S. 5th St/Donovan Saturday, Jan. 18 Alarm –…

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State Panel Looks For Isolation Room Answers

‘Training, oversight, resources’ cited as necessary to counteract overuse of punitive seclusion, restraint By Jerry NowickI Capitol News Illinois Jnowicki@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Legislators and advocates began discussions Tuesday of what action the state can take to counteract the overuse of physical restraint and forced isolation of students in Illinois schools, particularly those serving students with…

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