Health care news: Touchette Regional Hospital in Centreville, IL will spend $2.5 million in renovations for two new baby rooms, four operating rooms and a new sleep clinic in Southern Illinois near Belleville, IL, and St. Louis, MO.
Sports news: Belleville West High School Maroons basketball player EJ Liddell from Belleville, IL in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, named all-star at the NBPA Top 100 Basketball Camp at the University of Virginia.
Belleville, IL, is trying to stop vacant properties from becoming derelict by imposing large fines on owners. The city in southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, could fine itself the owner of a lot of real estate through the proposed ordinance. News opinion