The hit PBS TV show Antiques Roadshow visited St. Louis and is devoting three hours to showing off the best treasures St. Louis has to offer. The episodes featuring St. Louis will air at 7 p.m. Feb. 19, Feb. 26 and March 26.
A United States Postal Service delivery truck went off the road at about 2 p.m. Wednesday along Frank Scott Parkway near Illinois 159. No one was injured in the single-vehicle accident, and traffic was not blocked.
Last year the O’Fallon Woman’s Club raised $11,000 for the O’Fallon Food Pantry. Beth Lundy, the club’s president, said she hopes they break that record with the eighth annual Empty Bowl Luncheon held Wednesday, Feb. 14 at Gateway Classic Cars in O’Fallon.
Illinois’ education leaders want to make changes to the state test for students in third through eighth grades, including its format. Jim Rosborg, a former Belleville District 118 superintendent, would like to see the state rethink the minimum scores that students need to be considered proficient in English and math, which he thinks are currently too high for them to reach.
O’Fallon Township High School’s 12th annual Mr. Irresistible male talent and scholarship pageant allowed senior Andrew Smith to showcase his knack for celebrity impressions, which led to him being crowned on Saturday, Jan. 20.