Everybody needs an action plan in case an active shooter event occurs in their places of worship because the individuals killing innocent people are not going to stop, an O’Fallon detective told a room filled with between 50-60 people Thursday night.
Following a three-hour public hearing at the Shiloh Senior Center Monday night with 59 residents in attendance opposed to a U-Haul storage development on Green Mount Road and Wingate Boulevard, the Shiloh Planning Commission voted 3-1 to table the project for further review.
It’s been over a year since the contested Hartman Lakes development was first turned down by the Shiloh Planning Commission, but developer has changed the scope of the project, and with it, flipped the commission’s vote to an approval.
Last Saturday, I had the pleasure to be a part of the O’Fallon Veterans Day ceremonies. It was an incredible experience, and I was very delighted to see the large number of O’Fallon residents that attended the ceremonies at the monument and lined the streets during the parade.
National Signing Day, the first day when high school athletes can their National Letters of Intent, was Wednesday, Nov. 8, and four O’Fallon Township baseball players took the opportunity to make their college commitments.
Many from Scott Air Force Base descended upon Gateway Classic Cars in O’Fallon Friday for the 23rd annual Salute to Scott Tribute and Business Expo, sponsored by the O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce Military Affairs Committee, city of O’Fallon and the village of Shiloh.
Earning their highest-ever finish and placement at Grand Nationals, the O’Fallon Township High School Marching Panthers returned from the weekend competition to hundreds of residents and community members lining the streets leading to the OTHS Smiley campus Sunday.
Memorial Hospital has decided to change the company that provides doctors to its emergency rooms in Belleville and Shiloh and then the company that had been providing the emergency department service said it would not renew its contract to provide two other types of doctors to Memorial, according a hospital spokeswoman.