Shiloh IL Mayor Jim Vernier and Trustee Bob Weilmuenster welcome plans for a new Auffenberg Dealer Group Auto Mall to the corner of Frank Scott Parkway West and Fortune Boulevard in Shiloh, in Southern Illinois, near St. Louis MO.
Francis Mandewah shares his inspiring story in his memoir. While in Africa, he met Tom Johnson, an American helicopter pilot who took an interest in the 15-year-old, barefoot peddler. Tom paid for him to attend a Catholic boarding school and eventually helped him move to the United States and earn bachelor’s and master’s degrees.
The Foundry Market and Cafe is now open in Lebanon. Owner Stephanie McPeek, a former employee at Brickstreet Brew, purchased the eatery and changed the name in honor of her father, the late Rodger McPeek, who was a foundry superintendent.