O'Fallon EMS are collecting toys for needy children with their stuff the bus toy drive. They were out in force at the Target in Shiloh on Saturday, but are still taking donations. For more information, call 618-624-4545, ext. 5.
Metro-east residents react to the news that the downtown Belleville St. Louis Bread Co. is closing and relocating to a new location. The eatery's new location will be in Belleville Crossing, one of a number across the metro-east for the chain.
Four St. Clair County officials were sworn in Thursday for their new terms in county-wide office: State's Attorney Brendan Kelly, Recorder of Deeds Michael Costello, new Coroner Calvin Dye, Sr., and new Board of Review member Angela Grossmann-Roewe.