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.
Belleville IL Mayor Mark Eckert and City Clerk Dallas Cook are running for mayor in the April 4, 2017, election in Belleville, IL, near St. Louis, MO in Southern Illinois. Cook says he does not feel safe in his home because of crime in the city, while Eckert says he does feel safe in his home.
Belleville IL Mayor Mark Eckert and City Clerk Dallas Cook are running for mayor in the April 4, 2017, election in Belleville, IL, near St. Louis, MO in Southern Illinois. Liz Hoffman and Alicia Bradley discuss whether they feel safe in their homes.
Montrell Cooper of East St. Louis, IL, was sentenced to 50 years in prison for the stabbing death of his child’s mother — Michelle Rowling — in 2013. St. Clair County IL Circuit Judge Zina Cruse sentenced Cooper on Thursday, March 23, 2017.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 is National Puppy Day! Belleville News-Democrat reporter Cara Anthony visited the Belleville Area Humane Society in southern Illinois and played with some of the dogs in need of a good home. There are more than 30 dogs at BAHS that need homes. The Belleville Area Humane Society is located at 1301 S. 11th Street and can be reached at (618) 235-3712.