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O’Fallon Telecommunicators are heroes behind the scenes

National Telecommunicator week recognizes the pivotal role played by telecommunicators, dispatchers, communications operators, and radio control personnel; all people who utilize telephones, radios, computers and technical skill to provide support to O’Fallon’s Police Department, Fire Department, Emergency Medical Services and other governmental field personnel.

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O’Fallon volleyball continues to roll

In the two first weeks of the volleyball season, O’Fallon Township High School boys volleyball squad has been boasting wins. OTHS Head Coach Katelyn Hagarty can be reached by emailing hagartyk@oths.us. The department can be reached by calling 632-3507 or visiting the website.

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O’Fallon girls post two major track meet wins

Local O’Fallon Township High School girls track team is bringing in major wins for the OTHS athletic department. The girls track and field head coach is Neil James, supervising distance and jumps. There are five assistant coaches for the various events facing the team. They are Assistant Coaches Pat Hasenstab, throws and pole vaults; Ryan Massey, sprints and relays; Candace Caveny, distance; Lisa Mathis, sprints and jumps; and, Danielle Detmer, hurdles and jumps. The department can be reached by calling 632-3507, extension 560, or visit the website.

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Lady Panther lacrosse pounds Parkway South

Returning to the more familiar St. Louis metropolitan area after a weekend trek to Chicago, the O’Fallon Township High School girls lacrosse team blasted Parkway South 13-0 to move above the .500 mark for the year and improve their overall ranking to #7 in the most recent Missouri polls.

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O’Fallon Fire celebrates serving community for 125 years

O’Fallon is celebrating important O’Fallon Fire Rescue Department milestones this year, foremost the department has been protecting O’Fallon-Shiloh residents since 1891 — 125 years and counting. The event will kick-off with a birthday ceremony at 11 a.m., May 7, with a limited amount of birthday cake, and tours of the new headquarters to follow. There will be grilled snacks and soft drinks for sale, and O’Fallon Fire Rescue Community Supporter T-Shirts will also be available for purchase ranging from $10 to $20, depending on size.

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The 40th Annual Chamber Salute to Business Awards banquet had record crowd attendance last week

The O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce held its 40th Annual Salute to Business awards luncheon on April 14 at the Regency Conference Center in O’Fallon. With record attendance of about 284 participants from a pool of almost 600 chamber members, Debbie Arell-Martinez, chamber executive director, said the chamber looks forward to the continuing to celebrate the 70 year anniversary since the organization’s inception in 1946.

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Obituaries

Local obituaries submitted to the O’Fallon Progress for publication, as the individuals have a relative connection to the O’Fallon-Shiloh area.

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O'Fallon Police offer rape aggression defense program for metro-east women

O'Fallon Police Officer Nick Stewart talks about the importance of the program. The first and second sessions are full, but the third session, which begins in August, is still open.
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