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Helen Irene McKechan, 96 of Gillespie, died in St. Peters, MO on Thursday, September 22, 2022, at 11:18 a.m. She was born on March 8, 1926, in Benld to Sylvester Koschak and Julia Onesky Koschak. She married John B. McKechan in Chicago in October of 1957. He preceded her in death on November 8, 1998.
Virgil Lee Nix Sr., 75 of Carlinville, passed away Sunday morning, September 25, 2022, at Carlinville Rehab and Health Care in Carlinville. Virgil was born on December 13, 1946, to Orville and Janie (Burger) Nix in Carlinville. On November 4, 1967, he married Kathy Ann Evans in Carlinville. She preceded...
Cases filed during September 18-24, 2022. Visit the “Court News” category under the “Community News” tab for other editions. Steven Phillips, 55 of Hazel Crest, IL, is charged with being in possession of a firearm as a felon, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, two counts of driving under the influence of alcohol, speeding 26-34 mph over the speed limit, improper passing, transportation of alcohol as a driver, unlawful use of cannabis as a driver, and illegal display of registration in connection with a September 18 incident.