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Don’t Miss This: Vietnam veteran renovates cemetery for New Baden’s fallen soldiers

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▪  A 66-year-old veteran of the Vietnam War put his mind to fixing up the dilapidated St. George Catholic Church Cemetery and New Baden Village Cemetery in the center of town. The monument he created will be dedicated on Veterans Day.

▪  An East St. Louis man was charged with beating his girlfriend’s 2-year-old daughter. Police say the child’s body was covered with welts and bruises.

▪  Althoff (11-0) had too much offensive firepower for Quincy Notre Dame in Saturday’s high school football game. The Crusaders will advance to the quarterfinals.