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O'Fallon student among five valedictorians at Althoff  Belleville News-Democrat

Education news: O'Fallon, IL resident Natalyn Gorazd was one of 2018-19 valedictorians who graduated from Althoff Catholic High School in Southern Illinois, ...

Mother files police report after she says Althoff student cut her daughter’s hair  Belleville News-Democrat

A parent of an Althoff Catholic High School student says her daughter's hair was cut against her will by a fellow student, while a group of students watched.

Althoff responds to incident where student cut girl’s hair, leading to police report  Belleville News-Democrat

Althoff Catholic High School's principal sent a letter to parents Friday about an incident the previous week that led the mother of a student to file a police report.

St. Louis Ambush, Fire and Ice to headline soccer event at Althoff  Belleville News-Democrat

Sports news: The St. Louis Ambush indoor soccer team and Fire and Ice Soccer Club from St. Louis, MO, will have exhibition at Althoff Catholic High School in ...

Althoff sports has long deserved a home field that’s all their own  Belleville News-Democrat

Althoff Catholic High School in Belleville IL in southern Illinois near St. Louis Mo dedicated a new George Marz stadium for high school football soccer and track.

Pep Zone: Althoff Catholic High School

BELLEVILLE, Il. _It's Friday and that means it's time for the Menards Pep Zone! FOX 2's Chris Regnier joins us live from Althoff Catholic High School in Belleville.

Looking back on high school — 40 years later  Belleville News-Democrat

Althoff Catholic High School 40th class reunion education football game college memories in Belleville IL in Southern Illinois near St Louis MO.

Football could come to Althoff’s campus sooner than expected  Belleville News-Democrat

Althoff Catholic High School in Belleville IL in Southern Illinois near St Louis MO will dedicate new football soccer field stadium on Oct. 6, 2017.

Here are the high school student art contest winners of 2018 Art on the Square  Belleville News-Democrat

News: Local high school students won art contest awards at the 2018 Art on the Square art show festival event in Belleville, IL in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, ...

Groundbreaking for Althoff projects scheduled for Wednesday  Belleville News-Democrat

Free groundbreaking event Althoff Catholic High School in Belleville IL for new outdoor athletic complex STREAM lab Southern Illinois near St Louis MO.

'Biggest Loser' finalist hopes to inspire Belleville students honored for achievement  Belleville News-Democrat

Education news: A finalist on the NBC TV show 'Biggest Loser' will speak to Belleville, IL high school students being honored for excellence in academics, ...

Althoff wrestlers have trained, won championships together. Now they hope to win again.  Belleville News-Democrat

Althoff Catholic Crusaders IHSA high school boys wrestling news state champion record from Belleville IL in southern Illinois near St Louis MO.

Althoff baseball has experience, but is also leaning on youth  Belleville News-Democrat

While the Althoff Crusaders return a decent amount of baseball experience this spring, look for that experience to be enhanced by a potentially strong group of ...

Recent Althoff grad comes within an eyelash of national bowling championship  Belleville News-Democrat

Sports news: John Leshikar, a recent graduate of Althoff Catholic High School in Belleville, Il. near St. Louis, Mo. in southern Illinois competed at the U.S. High ...

LeBron James gives Althoff Crusaders new shoes and shirts

BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – It seems the Althoff Crusaders basketball team may have a famous fan. For 19-years Greg Lieb has been Athletic Director at Althoff ...

DeMarse back at Althoff to restore Crusaders’ softball  Belleville News-Democrat

Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders girls softball season preview.

Police investigate after student was allegedly restrained by classmates who forcibly cut her hair

Belleville Police detectives are investigating after the mother of a freshman student at Althoff Catholic High School reported that her daughter was held against ...

Althoff names new girls basketball coach  Belleville News-Democrat

Brianna Ankenbrandt is named new Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders girls basketball coach in Belleville IL in Southern Illinois near St Louis MO.

O’Fallon, Shiloh students graduate from Althoff  Belleville News-Democrat

Local 2017 graduates of Althoff Catholic High School in Belleville who live in Shiloh and O'Fallon.

Althoff wrestlers had a good year. They think this year can be better.  Belleville News-Democrat

The Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders wrestling team from Belleville, Illinois returns an Illinois High School Association state champion and expects to do ...

She watched ‘NCIS’ in third grade and knew exactly what she wanted to do when she grew up  Belleville News-Democrat

After catching an episode of “NCIS” on TV at a friend's house, Michal Miller was hooked. “NCIS,” which stands for Naval Criminal Investigative *Service*, is a CBS ...

Althoff keeps its edge in round one playoff win  Belleville News-Democrat

The Althoff Crusaders got a win over the Carterville Lions in the first round of the Illinois high school class 4A playoffs. Althoff Catholic advanced to a ...

Althoff grad Bateman is ringleader of college team's 3-point circus  Belleville News-Democrat

Belleville (IL) Althoff graduate Marvin Bateman has helped lead the Greenville College Panthers to their first NCAA Division III national tournament in southern ...

Candidate profile: John O’Gara  Belleville News-Democrat

Learn about John O'Gara, one of the Democrat candidates running in Election 2018 for circuit judge in the Illinois 20th Judicial Circuit that includes Belleville, IL, ...

O'Fallon, IL, Highland, IL, students walkout protest March 14  Belleville News-Democrat

Students in O'Fallon, IL, Highland, IL, and Madison, IL, participate in the March 14 National School Walkout to protest for gun control and safe schools after the ...

16 local students awarded for excellence in academics, athletics, arts, community service  Belleville News-Democrat

Sixteen students from Belleville area high schools will be honored with 2017 Young Women of Achievement Awards for excelling in the fields of community ...

Granite City denied spot in South Seven Conference  The Daily Republican

The Granite City Warriors won't be coming out to play in the South Seven Conference anytime soon, following a tied 3-3 vote between member schools last ...

How to apply for scholarships to send your kids to private school  Belleville News-Democrat

Families in Southern Illinois that can't afford tuition will soon be able to apply for new scholarships to send their children to private K-12 schools in the next ...

Where to watch Althoff Crusaders as they compete for state football title?  Belleville News-Democrat

If you want to watch Althoff Catholic High School's state title game on TV, here is the information you need to know.

These are the schools closing Tuesday because of the cold  Belleville News-Democrat

Southern Illinois high schools university college closed for cold winter weather snow day Belleville IL OFallon IL Edwardsville IL near St Louis MO.

Citizens of Character to be honored in Belleville  Belleville News-Democrat

Twelve people will be honored on Tuesday night during the 9th Annual Mary McHugh Citizens of Character dinner hosted by the Belleville Achieves Strength in ...

Here's what you can expect at the News-Democrat's first film screening and forum  Belleville News-Democrat

If you're thinking about attending the Belleville News-Democrat's first film screening, but are unsure about what to expect at the event, you're not alone.

Water line break hits estimated 75,000; schools closed, hospitals in emergency mode  Belleville News-Democrat

A water main break was reported in the Belleville IL area early Thursday morning.

Marion school board says keep South Seven conference intact  The Daily Republican

The Marion District 2 school board informally weighed in Tuesday on Centralia's push to get Althoff Catholic High School expelled from the South Seven ...

As holiday shopping season arrives, strong sales predicted, new stores available  Belleville News-Democrat

St. Clair Square in Fairview Heights and Belleville's Chirstmas market, a place to shop for gifts, clothing and games on Black Friday, predict a strong holiday ...

After nearly 40 years in Belleville, this auto repair shop will close its doors soon  Belleville News-Democrat

Lou's Auto Repair, a car repair business in Southern Illinois, will close after 40 years when the owner and mechanic retires. It's among the retailers that's leaving ...

Southern IL St. Louis MO metro east school education news  Belleville News-Democrat

More than 20 performers from the metro-east could leave an upcoming teen talent competition with money for college, a free recording session or the chance to ...

Wildcats get first road win at Althoff in a decade  The Daily Republican

Marion ended a lengthy road losing skid to the Crusaders on Friday night with a 61-53 victory on the Althoff Catholic High School court with now-seniors Justin ...

If your kid is headed to college, the deadlines are approaching for these scholarships  Belleville News-Democrat

Students looking for help to pay for college in the 2018-19 school year can submit applications for the following state and local scholarships: ...

Fire damages new escape room in Belleville but the owner still hopes to open soon  Belleville News-Democrat

Fire crews were responded to a blaze at Escape 618 a new business and family attraction coming to Southern Illinois later this year. The cause of the fire ...

Is there an award-winning teacher working at your child’s school?  Belleville News-Democrat

List of educators, teachers, professors from Southern Illinois near St. Louis MO who are 2017 Emerson Excellence in Teaching Award winners.

St. Clare girls track team wins state, sets records  Belleville News-Democrat

Junior High School Sports News: The girls track team from St. Clare Catholic School in O'Fallon, IL won the SIJHSAA state track meet. O'Fallon is in Southern ...

State board wants lawmakers to increase budget for public education  Belleville News-Democrat

The Illinois State Board of Education will recommend that the Illinois General Assembly increase the public education budget in fiscal year 2018. Among its ...

Here’s how two bartenders bought a bar in downtown Belleville  Belleville News-Democrat

Seven Belleville IL will celebrate its new owners and makeover on July 7 at 7 p.m. in southern Illinois near st. louis, mo.

4204 Brewing Co. owner selling popular Belleville restaurant to focus on making beer  Belleville News-Democrat

After four years of running a restaurant and a brewery, 4204 Brewing Co. owner Todd Kennedy wants to get out of the kitchen and focus more on the production ...

Preps: Girls Basketball News & Videos  Belleville News-Democrat

Find Girls Basketball sports scores, news, articles and more provided by Belleville News-Democrat and in IL.

Top fun things to do this winter with kids in Illinois  Belleville News-Democrat

From St. Louis Science Center to Belleville Christkindlmarkt and Breakfast with Santa, get a list of the best activities for kids and families to do during winter ...

Winter Storm Results In Hundreds Of School And Business Closings  KTRS | St Louis News and Talk Radio | The Big 550 AM

School Closings. Academy at Day Spring | CLOSED Academy of St. Louis – Chesterfield | CLOSED Affton School District | CLOSED Al Manara Academy | ...

A Review of the News and Events in 2016 in the Local Diocesan Church  The Messenger

Five parishes in the Belleville diocese celebrated milestone anniversaries of their faith communities totaling over 600 years of parish life. Two parishes, St. John ...

1,900 local children meet Santa and Mrs. Claus in Toyland  Belleville News-Democrat

Children from East St. Louis School District 189 in East St. Louis, Illinois, were scheduled to meet Santa and Mrs. Claus at the Casino Queen's annual Toyland ...

Bishop grants newly ordained Catholic priest in O’Fallon leave of absence  Belleville News-Democrat

Bishop Braxton grants leave of absence for new Catholic priest in Diocese of Belleville IL. He served at St. Nicholas Church in O'Fallon in southern Illinois near ...

This developer has a plan for two eyesores in west Belleville. But it will cost you $235K.  Belleville News-Democrat

Natalie Worrell can't wait for the wrecking ball to get to her west Belleville neighborhood.

29th annual ‘Keyboard Praise’ will be at St. Matthew in Belleville  Belleville News-Democrat

The 29th annual Keyboard Praise, a concert featuring pianists on ten grand pianos accompanied by the church organ, will take place at 7 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 29, ...

Bishop Braxton makes school visit to Sr. Thea Bowman  The Messenger

During the fall as students return to school, Bishop Edward K. Braxton begins to fill his calendar with pastoral visits to diocesan Catholic elementary and high ...

This Fairview Heights store will close in January. But it’s just temporary.  Belleville News-Democrat

Here Today, a discount place to shop for gifts, groceries and electronics, will temporarily close its business in Southern Illinois in January. The store has 10 ...

Coal train derails in Belleville; hundreds without power

BELLEVILLE, IL (KTVI) – Investigators are assessing the damage after a coal train derailed overnight in Belleville. The train jumped the tracks just before 2 a.m. ...

A Belleville stranger gave her his kidney. They finally met at a Cardinals game.  Belleville News-Democrat

Health news: Belleville, IL man became kidney donor after watching a video of 2 Pennsylvania kids pleading for their sick mom, who needed a kidney transplant.

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Summers-Port swimming coach Nancy Miller shouts instructions to her swimmers at the Southwestern Illinois Swim Association Championships last summer at ...

Education Matters: Blessed Sacrament students take indoor trip to outer space  Belleville News-Democrat

Students at Blessed Sacrament School in Belleville oohed and aahed over the moons, planets and stars from the daytime comfort of their own gymnasium ...

Heading to college? Here’s a list of scholarships with upcoming deadlines  Belleville News-Democrat

Deadlines are approaching for a number of scholarships available to high school and college students in Southern Illinois near St. Louis MO from Madison ...

Illinois American lifts Belleville-area boil order for all but 100 customers.  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Residents in Belleville, Swansea, Shiloh, Millstadt, Columbia and Waterloo are under boil order due to a water main break.

East St. Louis Charter High School seniors present exit portfolios  Belleville News-Democrat

East St. Louis Charter High School has 30 graduates this year, including DeAmbra Loveless who found a way to prove 'I'm worth it' and turned grades around.

New Shiloh police chief has big goals for 2018  Belleville News-Democrat

During his brief time in Shiloh, Police Chief Richard Wittenauer said he's been “happy and impressed” by the way his officers work and “the outpouring of ...

Family of woman killed in crash settles lawsuit for $2 million  Belleville News-Democrat

The family of a 49-year-old Mascoutah woman killed in a car crash has settled a wrongful-death lawsuit for $2 million, according to St. Clair County court records.

Illinois teen dies at home of ex-lawmaker's daughter  Chicago Daily Herald

Authorities are hoping lab tests help determine what killed a Belleville teenager found unresponsive at the southwestern Illinois home of a former congressman's ...

School district picks metro-east high school’s new principal  Belleville News-Democrat

The Mascoutah District 19 School Board in Mascoutah, IL appointed Mascoutah High School Assistant Principal Brandon Woodrome to replace retiring high ...

Three associate judges announce they will run for circuit positions  Belleville News-Democrat

Three associate judges to run for full circuit judgeships in St. Clair County, IL, in southwestern illinois, near st. louis, mo.

BND publisher Jay Tebbe announces his retirement  Belleville News-Democrat

Jay Tebbe, the Belleville News-Democrat's president and publisher, announced Monday he will retire at the end of the year. Tebbe has been the company's ...

Rio Grande opens in Fairview Heights with more than 20 margarita flavors on the menu  Belleville News-Democrat

Rio Grande, a new place to eat, has opened its location in Southern Illinois. The food eatery is in the former open home of Applebee's restaurant in Fairview ...

Want help paying for college? Apply for scholarships  Belleville News Democrat

Now is the time for high school and college students to apply for scholarships available through local organizations and businesses.

Belleville Diocese’s newest priest eager to begin serving Catholic Church  Belleville News-Democrat

The Rev. Brett Judkins, 29, was ordained as a priest by Bishop Edward Braxton during a Mass at St. Peter's Cathedral. Judkins was recently assigned to St.

As school district considers budget cuts, 2 sports ‘on chopping block’  Belleville News-Democrat

O'Fallon Township High School hopes to cut $1 million from its budget as it plans for the 2017-18 school year, according to information provided by District 203.

Wife, family and soccer keep manager on the go  St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Joe Mark, 28, team leader in order revenue management with Purina.

Decatur officials defend high schools' place in athletic conference  Herald & Review

SPRINGFIELD — Decatur school officials defended their place in the Central State Eight Conference on Wednesday, the day after the Springfield school board ...

Azar - Canning  Belleville News Democrat

Lyndsey Michelle Azar and Kyle Patrick Canning were married November 2, 2013 at Blessed Sacrament Church in Belleville, with the reception following at the ...

School district wants to secure federal aid, hires lobbyist to help  Belleville News-Democrat

Mascoutah Unit 19 School District wants to change state legislation so that it doesn't continue to lose out on $4 million in federal heavily impact aid every year, ...

Jubilanians Celebrate Years of Ministry  The Messenger

Eight men, representing 320 years of ministry celebrate their anniversaries of ordination in 2017. Bishop Edward K. Braxton, principal celebrant and homilist, ...

Boys basketball, football highlight all-around strong year for Althoff

BELLEVILLE • Walk up the steps into the Schott Center at Althoff High School and the displays of success in athletics the past 50 years are numerous and ...

This Swansea teen has appeared in 18 productions, including the latest Muny show  Belleville News-Democrat

Swansea IL teen actor in Chicago Fire TV show, Muny theater production musical theatre Disney newsies in St Louis MO near Southern Illinois.

Immaculate Conception School gets golden prize worth $15,000  Belleville News-Democrat

Immaculate Conception School won a $10000 grant from Emerson. The school in Columbia also gets another $5000 to help cover expenses related to its ...

Lopez: Should Decatur schools stay in CS8?  The State Journal-Register

Springfield School Board President Adam Lopez said Tuesday he wants District 186 staff to evaluate whether Decatur MacArthur and Eisenhower high schools ...

Hope and Healing  The Messenger

By LIZ QUIRIN Messenger editor. A deadly connection: We all know someone affected by drunk driving as a victim or a perpetrator. What if the perpetrator, the ...

O’Fallon priest knew his calling since age 5  Belleville News-Democrat

This week's 'Someone You Should Know' column features O'Fallon St. Nicholas Catholic Church's new and young Associate Priest Fr. Brett Judkins, who began ...

100 Best Private High Schools in Illinois: 2017

Chicago, IL - See where North Shore Country Day School, Brother Rice, Wheaton Academy, the Latin School and others rank in's annual list.

Friend fights cancer with positive attitude  Belleville News-Democrat

Columnist Terry Mackin talks with a friend who was diagnosed 14 years ago with cancer and given three months to live. A positive attitude and a deep faith keep ...

He works in an apple orchard and plays in a euphonium and tuba quartet  Belleville News-Democrat

Aaron Eckert will perform a euphonium and tuba concert with friends from Eastman School of Music at Union United Methodist Church in Belleville, IL.

Fischer’s Restaurant will be missed by many  Belleville News-Democrat

Fischer's Restaurant in Belleville, IL closed on Feb. 15, 2017. It's been a popular eatery in southern Illinois located near St. Louis, MO, for the last eight decades.

Lutheran North football team issues the 'Buckle Up Phone Down' challenge

Head Coach Carl Reed and the Lutheran North Crusaders have taken on MoDOT's “Buckle Up Phone Down” pledge. They are challenging Hazelwood Central, ...

Illinois Class 7A quarterfinal:Mount Carmel 29, East St. Louis 19

East St. Louis running back Treven Swingler (10) breaks a tackle against Mt.Carmel's Daniel Morales (21) in a 7A quarterfinal state playoff game at Gatley ...

What’s happening Oct. 20-26 includes fall craft shows, meat shoots, Halloween events and a car show in...  Belleville News-Democrat

Halloween events, meat shoots, fish fries, craft fairs, exhibits, Belleville, Fairview Hights, O'Fallon, trivia, theater, theatre.

Florence Henderson’s last role brought her to Columbia for ‘Bad Grandmas’  Belleville News-Democrat

Bad Grandmas movie starring Florence Henderson shot in Columbia IL in southern Illinois near St Louis MO debuts International Film Festival.

Class 4 District 3 championship: MICDS 25, Hazelwood East 14 | Hazelwood East

MICDS' Graham Bundy Jr. (5) runs the ball in for a score during a Class 4 playoff game at SLUH on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at SLUH in St. Louis, Mo.

What’s happening Oct. 27-Nov. 2? A chili-soup cookoff and cupcake wars in New Baden, a piano concert in...  Belleville News-Democrat

Cribbage game — 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Collinsville Knights of Columbus, No. 1 Columbus Plaza, Collinsville. Seven games against seven different opponents.

100 Best Private High Schools in Illinois for 2016

Chicago, IL - A new 2016 list compiled by, an information *service* provider, ranks the Land of Lincoln's best private high schools.

Oregon State Basketball: Saint Louis Added To 2017-2018 Non-Conference Schedule  Building the Dam

Joining Southern Utah and Wyoming as the two other non-conference opponents that Oregon State has already added to their upcoming schedule this ...

When the phone rings, she has 90 minutes to get to the airport for her dream job  Belleville News-Democrat

Fairview Heights IL woman from Southern Illinois flight attendant in St Louis MO at Lambert Airport for United Airlines American Airlines Express news.

Diocese Recognizes Those Who Take Faith into the Marketplace  The Messenger

Each year, for the past nine years, people have gathered to honor individuals who have taken their faith out of the pews and into the marketplace — into the lives ...

Kids are told to imagine day without water. Here’s what came to mind.  Belleville News-Democrat

Local students were asked to imagine a day without water. Then, they created pieces of art to show what that might look like and entered them into a competition.

Racial Harmony honors the future: 43 local students to be recognized  Belleville News-Democrat

After she earns a degree in social work from Ball State University, Althoff senior Brittany Willis plans to pursue a law degree. She's focused on one life's goal:

Jerseyville's Tuttle shines in 1A regional; Nashville grabs team crown

WATERLOO • Brooke Tuttle heard the whispers behind her back.

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