Principal Kristie Belobrajdic and fifth-grade teacher Annette Neighbors at Hinchcliffe Elementary School in O'Fallon remember retired teacher Ramah Merkel who has died from cancer. They describe Merkel as a "very passionate and caring person."
Hard Road Theatre’s “Breaking Up is Hard to Do” is coming to The Kennel at Highland High School Jan. 19, 20, 21, 26 and 27. The show is an original jukebox musical featuring live music and 18 classic Neil Sedaka songs.
A male black-and-white colobus monkey was born at the Saint Louis Zoo on Dec. 29, 2017. The baby, who will be named by zookeepers at a later date, and his family can be seen at the Primate House during regular Zoo hours. This video shows him at 1 and 2 weeks old.
The Neff family from Freeburg lost their home, a double-wide trailer, Saturday after it caught fire. The family’s cat, Ginger, died in the fire, although they were able to rescue their two dogs and pet bird. They lost all of their belongings in the fire.
Melinda Harris has fought to save her home after two contractors didn't finish renovations and the city of Belleville condemned the house at 600 Wabash Avenue. But now she has agreed to have the house demolished.