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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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