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Dozens rally against anti-abortion decision in Belleville

BELLEVILLE — Nationwide protests against the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to eliminate a federal constitutional right to abortion reached the Metro East Saturday as dozens gathered to commiserate and sound off. For more than an hour in the early evening, people held signs reading “Mind your own uterus”...
BELLEVILLE, IL
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Small earthquake rattles southwest Illinois

ELLIS GROVE, Ill. – There was a small earthquake southeast of St. Louis Friday night. The USGS reports a 2.2 magnitude quake occurred about four miles east of Ellis Grove, Illinois at around 7:50 pm. The depth was around 6.5 miles. The earthquake happened in the Illinois Basin of...
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Small earthquake reported in Randolph County, Ill.

RANDOLPH COUNTY, Ill. (KFVS) - A small earthquake was reported in Randolph County Friday night, June 24. According to the USGS, a magnitude 2.2 earthquake registered at 7:50 p.m. approximately 3.9 miles east of Ellis Grove. The epicenter is directly north of Chester, approximately 5.5 miles. At this time, no...
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Plans in place to replace Chester Bridge

PERRYVILLE, Mo. (KBSI) – For 80 years, the Chester Bridge has connected Chester, Ill., and Perryville, Mo. But the time has come to replace it. Replacing the bridge will take years, but Project Director Brian Okenfuss said it is a necessary undertaking. “The Chester Bridge has been in poor...
PERRYVILLE, MO
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Branson two vehicle crash leaves three seriously injured

Two men and a woman were serious injured in a two vehicle crash on Saturday, June 18, one mile west of Branson. The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported Jacob Wynn, 33, was traveling east on Missouri-376 at a high rate of speed when his 2014 BMW 320i failed to negotiate a curve, crossed the center of the road and struck and incoming westbound 2007 Toyota Tacoma head-on, being driven by Robert Blivin, 62, of Herculaneum, Missouri. Both vehicles then traveled off the north side of the roadway.
BRANSON, MO
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Imperial woman hurt in crash south of Festus

Tashia L. Cole, 42, of Imperial was injured Wednesday afternoon, June 22, in a one-vehicle accident on Hwy. CC south of South Buck Creek Road and just south of Festus, the Missouri State Highway Patrol reported. At 2:12 p.m., Cole was driving a 2002 Chevrolet Trailblazer north on the highway...
FESTUS, MO
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Glen Lee Hill — Service 6/27/22 Noon

Glen Lee Hill of Festus passed away Wednesday (6/22), he was 78 years old. Visitation for Glen Hill will be Monday (6/27) morning from 10 until the time of funeral services at Noon at First United Methodist Church of Festus/Crystal City. Burial in Rose Lawn Memorial Gardens in Crystal City. Arrangements are under the direction of the Vinyard Funeral Home in Festus.
FESTUS, MO
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Hundreds turn out for new Tanglefoot SummerFest

Organizers were pleased with the turnout for the first-ever Tanglefoot SummerFest, held June 18 in downtown Festus and Crystal City. “There were hundreds of people (at the festival). There could have been a thousand,” said Pogolino’s co-owner Jean Scott, a member of the Historic Tanglefoot Association, which sponsored the event.
FESTUS, MO
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