Get your Sunday print copy of the Belleville News-Democrat for a great mix of local news, features and sports.
We'll have an A1 interview with Jerry Turner about the city of Belleville and how it's changed and hasn't changed -- in the half-century he's lived here. "I thought it was a great place to raise a family then and I think its a great place to raise a family now," Turner says in the first of a number of in-depth interviews we'll have chronicling Belleville's Bicentennial in 2014.
BND Magazine tells the story of a New Baden father who has won a regular spot on a cable network for kids. And we were on hand -- no big shoe jokes, please -- when a convention of clowns came to Fairview Heights recently.
Our sports staff will report on SWIC and SIUE men's basketball games, and have the latest on Cahokia's trip to the team wrestling tournament.
In addition, we'll have more than $350 in money-saving coupons inside the paper.