Belleville District 201 superintendent Dr. Jeff Dosier announced plans to name the Belleville East High School softball field in honor of former head coach Rita Menke, whose 613 career wins ranks 15th in Illinois history.
Fire crews pull a car out of water Monday afternoon near Smelting Works Road and Munie Road in Swansea. A man and woman were in the car arguing when the man drove off the road and into the lake, according to Swansea police.
Swansea police and fire departments responded to Munie Road and Smelting Works Road during a rain shower. A man and woman were in the car arguing when the man drove off the road and into the lake, according to Swansea police. No one was seriously injured during the crash.
At 8 a.m. Saturday, March 24 in the parking lot across the street from O’Fallon City Hall, students, community members and leaders will take to the streets for school safety. The march is being organized by the O'Fallon chapter of March For Our Lives.
Perched atop a Belleville Fire Department ladder truck, wearing their state championship medals and carrying their championship trophy, the Belleville West boys basketball team enjoyed a long ride down Main Street and Frank Scott Parkway. The parade started at Signal Hill Elementary School and ended at Belleville West High School.