Latest St. Clair County, Illinois Stories

2008-09-11 21:00:14

By Scott Richardson There's good news on the outdoor front. In the midst of Gov.

2008-08-06 06:00:38

By Rickeena J. Richards, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 6--Belleville Township High School District 201 has been honored for leadership and best education practices.

2008-08-05 21:00:15

By Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 5--From the folks who gave you "Helleville, Illannoy," now comes "Un-Happy Birthday." The new independent comedy film by local people who call their movie production company nobudgetmovies will air at 11:30 p.m. Friday at the Lincoln Theater in Belleville.

2008-08-05 21:00:11

By Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 5--The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department is searching for a sex offender accused of failing to live at his registered address for almost a year.

2008-08-05 12:00:34

By Roger Schlueter, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 5--MASCOUTAH -- Folksinging icon Melanie will kick off her Motherhood of Love tour in late September with two concerts at the Espenschied Chapel here.

2008-08-01 18:00:26

By Carolyn P. Smith, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 1--EAST ST. LOUIS Police are investigating the theft of more than $40,000 of auto parts from a local retail store for the copper they contain. East St.

2008-08-01 06:00:19

By George Pawlaczyk, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Aug. 1--LEBANON -- A home developer who destroyed part of a 1,000-year-old buried Mississippian village will pay $144,000 to help protect hundreds of other prehistoric Illinois sites, the Illinois Historic Preservation Agency announced Thursday.

2008-07-29 09:01:04

By Rickeena J. Richards, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Jul. 29--MASCOUTAH -- Voters in Mascoutah School District 19 will decide in November whether to approve a bond issue to tear down the city's existing high school and replace it with a new campus.

2008-07-22 06:00:00

By Wally Spiers, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Jul. 22--I STUMBLED onto a German film crew Monday at work that was videotaping a documentary about a woman from Germany who was searching for her long-lost sister in Belleville.

2008-07-12 06:00:13

By Beth Hundsdorfer, Belleville News-Democrat, Ill. Jul. 12--BELLEVILLE -- Four Belleville residents accused of fraudulently taking money from Catholic charities earmarked to help the poor pay their rent were indicted Friday by a St. Clair County grand jury. Debra A. Taylor, 34, of 119 N.

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.