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Today the gas price is close to $2.95 in Red Bud as of 2023-11-28. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Tuesday is $3.246, a week ago the price is $3.295 , according to AAA.
Lenzburg's Annual Festival: A Celebration of Community and Culture
Every year, the idyllic Swiss town of Lenzburg bursts into life with its highly anticipated annual festival. A celebration that captures the essence of community and culture, the festival is a kaleidoscope of music, gastronomy, and entertainment. It's a time when the community's spirit and cultural pride shine brightly, with locals and tourists flocking to the streets to immerse themselves in the festive atmosphere. The air resonates with the melodies of live bands, and the scents of local cuisine invite a journey of culinary discovery.
Echoes of the Past: The Haunted Legacy of Marissa Academy
In the quaint town of Marissa, Illinois, the Marissa Academy has long stood as a beacon of history and mystery. Established in 1869 as a pioneering educational institution, it provided a pathway to higher learning until its closure in 1953. Yet, as the once vibrant halls fell silent, whispers of the supernatural began to stir. Reports of unexplained noises, ghostly visions, and a chilling atmosphere turned the academy into a vessel of legend, where the past seemed to linger in every shadowy corner.
Chester Bridge traffic will be restricted to one lane
SIKESTON— Traffic across the Chester Bridge will be restricted to one lane Monday, Dec. 11 through Friday, Dec. 15 with a 10-foot width limit as contractor crews perform electrical work. The work zone will extend from Perry County Road 946 near Claryville, Mo. to E Kaskaskia Street in Chester,...
Cahokia Heights residents ask county, state law enforcement to patrol ‘unsafe’ streets
CAHOKIA HEIGHTS, Ill. (KMOV) - After a string of murders and shootings, former leaders and residents in a Metro East city are asking for the Illinois State Police and St. Clair County Sheriff deputies to patrol their streets. The Cahokia Heights Police Department reported several serious crimes in the last...
Exploring the Legacy of Coal Mining in Historic Fayetteville, West Virginia
Nestled in the heart of Appalachia, Historic Fayetteville, West Virginia, stands as a testament to the coal mining boom of the late 19th and early 20th centuries. A town once fueled by the 'black gold' beneath its feet, today it offers a glimpse into the industrious lives of the miners through the remnants of that era. The New River Gorge National Park and Preserve envelops this historic region, where the ghostly remains of Nuttallburg and Kaymoor whisper tales of labor and enterprise.
The Rev. Johnny Scott, former president of the NAACP in East St. Louis, dies at 91
Editor's note: This story was originally published by the Belleville News-Democrat. Longtime civil rights activist, voting rights activist and president of the NAACP branch in East St. Louis, the Rev. Johnny Scott, has died. Scott died on Thanksgiving Day at St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in O’Fallon after suffering a heart attack...
New Paws, New Love: Adopt Cats Today in bloomsdale, MO
Interested in adding a furry friend to your family? Even if you're just keen on viewing some of the cute critters available for adoption nearby, there are ample pets waiting for their forever homes in animal shelters throughout and around bloomsdale.
Weekly Safety Report: Two Incidents in Monroe County, Illinois
Two incidents occurred in Monroe County, Illinois this week. The first incident involved a two-vehicle crash on North Market Street in Waterloo on Monday evening. The Waterloo Police Department and Monroe County EMS responded to the scene. The second incident took place on Saturday morning in Columbia, where a vehicle wanted on traffic charges fled from the police and sped north on I-255. The vehicle involved was a white Chevy Malibu.
Festus, Missouri: The Bedrock of America's Cement Industry
Nestled in the heart of industrial innovation, Festus, Missouri, is a city of profound historical significance, widely acknowledged as the cradle of the U.S. cement industry. The Atlas Portland Cement Company, founded in 1899 in the vicinity of Hannibal's rich natural resources, swiftly ascended to become the nation's largest cement plant. This strategic location, chosen for its logistical advantages and to escape a smallpox scare in Kansas, heralded a new era in American construction.
‘It just does not make sense’: Friends mourn metro-east rapper fatally shot on I-70 bridge
Entertainer known as Mudd Bughatti remembered for his kindness, willingness to help others.
Open Your Homes and Hearts: The Cats Of belleville, IL Need You!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around belleville..
Local Residents: How to Prevent Door-to-Door Solicitations
Prevent solicitation at your front door by posting a "NO SOLICITING" sign. If someone knocks on a resident's door, they must be wearing an authorized ID Badge. Click here for a list of current approved solicitors.Visit here for more details.
Chester, Illinois: The Enduring Legacy of Popeye's Birthplace
In the heart of Chester, Illinois, the legacy of a spinach-eating sailor stands strong in the town known as the birthplace of Popeye. Elzie Crisler Segar, the creator of the world-renowned Popeye, was born here in 1894, and the town has since become a pilgrimage site for fans of the Thimble Theatre comic strip. A bronze statue of Popeye, unveiled in 1977 in Segar Memorial Park, along with a museum filled with memorabilia, anchors this small town's deep connection to its fictional son.
Price increase for new restrooms puts buying two out of reach
STE. GENEVIEVE — The purchase price and cost of construction for the two new restrooms proposed for the Ste Genevieve City parks may force the city to purchase only one — instead of the two which had been previously planned. Word of the price increase will be presented...
74th Twin City Chamber Christmas Parade Greeted by Big Crowd and Good Weather
(FESTUS-CRYSTAL CITY) The holiday season is officially underway in Festus-Crystal City as many in the area came out to enjoy the 74TH annual Twin City Chamber of Commerce Christmas Parade Monday night. KJFF was there to broadcast from the kick-off to the Christmas season in Festus-Crystal City. One of the many bands featured in the parade were the marching Lancers of St. Pius X High School.
Belleville Philharmonic was already in major transition. Now its director has died.
Editor's note: This story was originally published by the Belleville News-Democrat. Robert Hart Baker, music and artistic director for Belleville Philharmonic Society, told board members in September that he needed to take a leave of absence due to kidney-related problems. Baker died early Saturday morning, according to Ethan Edwards, the...
festus, MO Residents: Your Future Puppies Best Friend Awaits!
Have you been contemplating pet adoption, or simply love perusing adorable pets? A myriad of delightful pets are available for adoption at various animal shelters in the vicinity of festus..
St. Clair County coroner IDs teenager fatally shot in SUV on Thanksgiving Day
Another teen survived the shooting but was barely breathing when police arrived.
Experience Columbia through its Cuisine: Top 3 Traditional American Dishes
This article presents a taste of three traditional American dishes popular in Columbia. Have you had the chance to savor any of these culinary delights yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.