O'Fallon Progress

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Revolutionary War soldiers to be honored with new markers

While their exact final resting places are unknown, local historians know Illinois pioneers and American Revolutionary War soldiers Lt. William “Turkey Hill” Scott and Pvt. Larkin Rutherford are buried somewhere in Shiloh Valley Cemetery in Shiloh, IL. A grave marker dedication ceremony will take place at the cemetery on Saturday, May 20 for Rutherford with Scott’s to be announced later this spring.

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23 OTHS winter athletes named All-SWC picks

Nearly two dozen O’Fallon, IL, Township High School winter sports athletes earned All-Southwestern Conference honors for the recently completed season. OTHS was well-represented in boys and girls basketball, boys and girls bowling and wrestling. O’Fallon is located near St. Louis, MO, in the metro-east area of southern Illinois.

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St. Elizabeth’s Hospital to open this fall in O’Fallon

St. Elizabeth’s Hospital’s new $253 million replacement hospital currently under construction in O’Fallon IL will open Nov. 4, 2017, hospital officials announced. Once the new hospital opens, the current facility in downtown Belleville, IL is expected to close. St. Elizabeth’s in southern Illinois near St. Louis, Mo, is owned and operated by the Hospital Sisters Health System.

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O’Fallon looking to amend its hotel regulations

The O’Fallon City Council advanced an amendment on first reading of its ordinance concerning hotels and motels March 20, with final approval expected April 3. The current ordinance was deemed deficient because it did not require the owner, proprietor, manager or other person in charge to have an employee on duty at all times. O’Fallon is located near St. Louis, MO, in the metro-east region of southern Illinois.

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O’Fallon mayoral candidates talk taxes

The two men running for mayor of O’Fallon, IL in the April 4 general consolidated election — City Clerk Phil Goodwin and Alderman Herb Roach — talk about their tax plans for the city. O’Fallon is located near St. Louis, MO, in the metro-east region of southern Illinois.

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OTHS Spikers set sites on another strong season

The O’Fallon, IL, Township High School boys volleyball team won 26 games a year ago, a season that included a regional and conference title. The OTHS squad starts play March 30 against Edwardsville. O’Fallon is located near St. Louis, MO, in the metro-east area of southern Illinois.

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O’Fallon Progress letters to the editor

Letters to the editor of the O’Fallon Progress mainly deal with upcoming election, with special focus on the O’Fallon, IL mayoral race between Herb Roach and Phil Goodwin. O’Fallon is located near St. Louis, MO, in the metro-east area of southern Illinois.

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St. Elizabeth’s Hospital partners with O’Fallon to enhance park system

HSHS St. Elizabeth’s Hospital announced its partnership with the O’Fallon Parks & Recreation department to assist in the city’s Destination O’Fallon project to bring more soccer fields to the 200-acre Family Sports Park located in O’Fallon, IL, in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO.
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St. Elizabeth’s Hospital partners with O’Fallon to enhance park system 2:57

St. Elizabeth’s Hospital partners with O’Fallon to enhance park system

O'Fallon police host Breakfast With Santa 1:21

O'Fallon police host Breakfast With Santa

Ameren crews repair natural gas line under North Green Mount Road 1:19

Ameren crews repair natural gas line under North Green Mount Road

Welcome to kindergarten, welcome back O'Fallon students 2:58

Welcome to kindergarten, welcome back O'Fallon students