They're yours you know. You own them: the national parks. They're there for you, your children and your grandchildren to enjoy in the years to come. The National Park Service turned 100 years old on Aug. 25, 2016. Help them celebrate their 101 birthday this year.
Yvette Hicks, a social worker at High Mount School in Swansea, is opening nonprofit YaYa’s House of Fashion that will combine her granddaughter's love of fashion and Hicks’ passion for helping children. In the near future, it will offer free clothing to children in St. Clair County who are in crisis and affordable fashion for others. Hicks' granddaughter Anaya, or YaYa for short, was 6 years old when she died from a rare heart condition.
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A spokesman for the Hofbräuhaus in Belleville said the restaurant is expected to be finished in "late fall." Mayor Mark Eckert said he is pleased to see progress on the restaurant originally expected to open last year.
A pickup truck struck a building off of Illinois 15 near Eckert's in Belleville. The vehicle went through the door and a window of the building, causing minor structural damage to the business. The driver of the pickup had minor injuries. No one inside the business was hurt.
Kindergarten through eighth-grade students from St. James School in Millstadt gathered on the blacktop to watch the total solar eclipse in Southern Illinois. The 92 students cheered and screamed during totality.