The “totality” of the Swansea Police Department’s investigation into the fatal stabbing of Sharetta Day over the weeekend is being reviewed by the St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office, according to Swansea Police Chief Steve Johnson.
Father McGivney Catholic High School senior Morgan Wagner shared her high school journey with the mass of people who came out to dedicate the area’s newest Catholic high school on Sunday. The new school was blessed by Bishop Thomas John Paprocki with the Diocese of Springfield during a ceremony Sunday at the school, located at 7190 Bouse Road. The bishop joined by priests of area parishes sprinkled holy water throughout the building and over the grounds blessing all aspects of the school.
Keith Grace, 54, of Rockford won Best of Show at this year’s Midwest Salute to the Arts festival in Fairview Heights. He creates mixed-media pieces that incorporate layers of textures and dimensions from materials like shells, stones, thumbtacks, rhinestones, glass and rubber letters — just to name a few.
Metro East Small Business Development Center on the campus of Southern Illinois University Edwardsville helps Collinsville entrepreneurs expand their business with the metro-east’s first AdvantaClean franchise.