Don’t miss these top stories Tuesday on BND.com:
▪ Police are trying to figure out what’s behind a suspicious fire that started in the bed of a pickup parked in a Belleville driveway.
▪ Get your knife and fork sharpened. Popular southern-style eatery Lotawata Creek is set to reopen next week. The business has been closed since June 19 because of a kitchen fire.
▪ A Stookey Township man previously banned from speaking at township board meetings finally had his say. Check out the story about what he has been waiting to say and see the video of his address to board members.
▪ Will they or won’t they? St. Louis Cardinals fans wonder if the club will re-sign right-fielder Jason Heyward at the end of the season. According to View From the Cheap Seats, the Redbirds should draw the line at giving in to the recent trend of signing players to contracts with opt-out clauses.