In Raleigh, N.C., a little girl couldn't stop staring at who she thought was a real-life princess. Kwani Taylor was posing for a picture before going to prom when the little girl spotted her. Since being posted April 30, the video of the interaction between the two has reportedly gotten millions of views as of May 12. The question is, was she "going prom" or "going to the prom"?
Donna Whitaker, a seventh-grade teacher science teacher at West Junior High School in Belleville, is retiring after 30 years. Whitaker said she rarely used the textbook, but instead developed hands-on lessons and real-world examples for generations of seventh-graders. Her motto is "See it, hear it, do it."
Dan Boeing, a technician at the Highland dealership McGinley Chrysler Dodge Jeep RAM Kawasaki, has been ranked 33 in the top 75 Chrysler technicians in the country. Boeing has earned the Platinum position with Chrysler.
The inaugural Mascoutah City Cemetery Walk is Sunday, May 28, 2017. The cemetery walk was the brainchild of Marilyn Welch, 87, a local historian and retired reading teacher who recently published a 207-page book through the historical society called “Remembering Mascoutah: Reflecting on What’s Been Going on in Our Hometown.”
SaferCar.gov, powered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which is part of the United States Department of Transportation, gives tips on choosing the best car seat for your child and keeping your child safe in the car.
Highland Police Department Detective Chris Flake, patrolman David Brines and emergency dispatcher Greg Stoff received awards which recognized them as outstanding law enforcement personnel. The awards were presented during the annual Respect for Law Banquet held by the Highland Moose Lodge, Optimist and Rotary clubs.