Mail carrier Don Fix called police to help a Swansea couple after he noticed mail wasn’t being picked up at their home. Fix has been credited with helping rescue the couple – they had fallen and couldn’t get help – and for his efforts has received a letter of commendation from Postmaster General Megan Brennan.
A 47-year-old O’Fallon man was killed Thursday during a work-related accident at Southern Illinois University Edwardsville. Madison County Coroner Stephen Nonn identified the deceased as Roger R. Kolweier.
The Art on the Square Gallery in Belleville is exhibiting several homeschool students’ projects this weekend. The students are all with Moxie Kidz Connection, a self-admitted “loosely organized” group of homeschooling families.