BREAKING NEWS

JEWEL THIEF BACK IN COURT

by B J BECKHAM   The trial of Opal May, which began on December 24th  in the New Grace County Courthouse,  continued Friday . To recap – Craig LaPorte of the Attorney General’s office promised the jury he would present video and documents to prove defendant Opal May, owner of Krystal Karats, staged the robbery of her own store and in her attempt to flee the scene caused the death of Theresa Burkart.  Ms. May is charged with felony murder, insurance fraud, discharging a weapon within the town limits and filing a false police report. Rachel Shorte of Henley, Martin and...
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ON THE TOWN

AND THE BAND PLAYED ON!!

by Rosalie Hernandez – Guess Who is marching in the upcoming Rose Bowl Parade? No, not Mama Lulu. Guess again. After receiving and judging hundreds of video submissions from high school bands around the country the Rose Bowl organizers selected our very own Belvedere Marching Band from Andrew Coulter High School in Godfrey as one of its participants The 86 member band led by Dr. Craig Daniels and Choreographed by Bob Jones will perform in the parade and then relax and enjoy a well-deserved break for the day at Disneyland. As you can imagine there’s tons of work to be done. Anyone...
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