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Street Dance, Fall Fest takes place Oct. 9 

Joe Dirt & the Dirty Boys Band will headline O’Fallon’s Fall Fest Street Dance from 7-10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 9, in Civic Park. Admission and parking are free, and wine, beer, soft drinks, nachos and hot dogs will be available for purchase.

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Vandalism reported in September

O’Fallon Police reported that 46 victims in O’Fallon’s Monticello subdivision were the targets of vandalism, with spray-painted graffiti discovered on their cars and garage doors in the early morning hours of Sunday, Sept. 20.

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Responding to ‘Wake up, Americans’

I agree wholeheartedly in principle with Mr. Hill’s letter in the Sept. 16 issue of West Newsmagazine, expressing a wish for this country to return to its earlier values. But I’m afraid that we’re too late.

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The root cause of big government 

No one among the political candidates is talking about the real issue that allows and promotes an overreaching government that threatens our liberty and our freedom. Everyone wants to talk about Planned Parenthood, government shutdowns (ha, ha), immigration, etc.

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Francis Howell explodes for six touchdowns in rout of Francis Howell Central

An 80-yard Jordon Cooper touchdown run put Francis Howell Central up 7-0 just 13 seconds into the Spartans GAC South conference game at Francis Howell on Friday night. That turned out to be the only time that Howell Central would know what it was like to hold the lead against the powerful Vikings. Francis Howell erupted for 42 unanswered points and in the process rolled to a 42-7 victory over the struggling Spartans. Howell’s big-time passing combination of quarterback Colton White and wide receiver Quentin White struck almost at will as the White Brothers connected on touchdown tosses of 8, ...

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Thomas Sowell – Good Riddance!

Thomas Sowell

The impending departure of Speaker of the House John Boehner gives the House Republicans a real opportunity to accomplish something. But an opportunity is not a guarantee. It is a little like a football team being first down and goal at the ten-yard line.

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Brister brothers lead Zumwalt North to runaway win over Zumwalt South

Fort Zumwalt North’s Cade Brister and Dacey Brister were just too much to handle for the Panthers rival Fort Zumwalt South. Cade made his mark on offense running wild all over the Zumwalt South defense and Dacey on defense came up with a huge forced fumble, recovery and return that pretty much broke the backs of the Bulldogs. Together, the Brister brothers lifted Zumwalt North to a major victory Friday at Fort Zumwalt South that clinched the GAC Central championship . Junior quarterback Cade Brister ran for 250 yards and five touchdowns as the Panthers raced to a 63-27 win. ...

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Crossings Storage Lot has been approved for a vacant tract of land along T.R. Hughes Boulevard near Hwy. 79.

Crossings Storage Lot has been approved for a vacant tract of land along T.R. Hughes Boulevard near ...