August Adolphus Busch IV, the former CEO of Anheuser-Busch, was held in the Swansea Police Department until Tuesday afternoon after a helicopter landed at Bronze Pointe Office Park overnight. Busch is a commercial pilot with certificates in airpla
Hailey Knecht of Pocahontas was predicted not to live past 6-years-old when she was diagnosed with Alexander's disease. She celebrated her 16th birthday this year and is helping researches to find a cure for her ultra-rare condition.
Justin Moore is the new principal at East St. Louis Senior High School. He acknowledges that there are challenges ahead to improve the academic performance in District 189, but is optimistic the students' test scores will improve.
Tierney Lanter, a Belleville native who attends Nerinx Hall High School in St. Louis, is one of the leaders on a talented Pirates team that has just one loss. Lanter, a center back, talks about living in Belleville and playing in St. Louis.
Belleville East senior Ben Cruikshank started the game on the mound for Belleville East but didn't last two innings. However, he had two triples, a double and scored three runs as the Lancers rallied for an 11-9 victory over Belleville West.
Former and current players, district administration and about 50 members of the Junior Lancers softball program helped celebrate the dedication of the Belleville East varsity softball field in honor of longtime coach Rita Menke.