Interim Chief Olsen, two others considered for fire district chief

Interim Fire Protection District Chief Scott Olsen and two other candidates will undergo an assessment on Sept. 16 and final interviews on Sept. 17 for the permanent fire chief position.

Reader's Digest stays upbeat despite trouble signs

The magazine's editor-in-chief says there is still a place for a general-interest print magazines in a digital media age.

Two East St. Louis men sentenced in multistate marijuana bust

Two East St. Louis men were sentenced to federal prison after helping to distribute 2,200 pounds of Mexican marijuana from Arizona to Illinois, Missouri and Ohio, prosecutors said. 

Controversy leads Obama adviser to resign

Recent news reports cited White House environmental adviser Van Jones' derogatory comments about Republicans and signing of petiton linking government to 9/11 attacks.

Servant-leadership adds value to the lives of others

One should strive to become a servant-leader to better the community, one's own life and the lives of others.