D.A.R.E. Graduation At St. James

Last Friday, D.A.R.E. graduation was held at St. James Catholic School, Millstadt, IL. Chief Hucke taught the program to the 5th and 6th graders, which emphasizes making good decisions. Commmunication skills, drug effects, peer pressure, stress management, resistance strategies, and bullying are just some of the topics discussed in class. Family members came out and … Read more

Volunteer Firefighters Needed

The Millstadt Fire Department recently posted the following to their Facebook page: “Are you at least 18 years of age?Looking to serve your community?Do you live within Millstadt Fire Protection District?Do you have a positive attitude and enjoy learning and taking on challenges?Come visit us at the Fire House this weekend on Saturday or stop … Read more

MCS Students Play In All Star Game

MCS Athletics recently posted the following to their Facebook page: “Last night Jamos and Kalind played in the Southern Illinois All Star Game. Both of them played well and represented our school proudly. Congratulations and good luck in high school.”

Millstadt Farmers Market Opens Soon

The Millstadt Township Farmers Markets will open on Friday, May 17th! As always the farmers market will be held on Fridays from 3-6pm at the Millstadt VFW. Contact us for any information. Stop by the VFW for their weekly Friday fish fry.

Central Bank 47th Annual $1,000 College Grant

For over 40 years, our Bank has been awarding a $1,000 college grant to a local high school senior.  For the 2024-2025 academic year, we will offer a one-time grant to a full-time student attending their first year of college this fall.  Applicants must provide: Completed Application Due by May 31st, 2024 3 Written Character … Read more

White Coat Ceremony For Hannah Dengler

Hannah Dengler of Millstadt recently received her white coat in a ceremony held at the University of Illinois. This event marks the beginning of 14 months of clinical rotations in Veterinary Medicine. Hannah is a 2013 graduate of MCS, a 2017 graduate of Gibault Catholic High School and a 2021 graduate of Murray State University. … Read more

Congrats To MCS Junior Beta Club

Millstadt Teachers’ Association recently posted the following to their Facebook page: Congratulations to the MCS Junior Beta Club for a successful convention! Congrats to Kynedi L for 1st place in the Social Studies competition, Annabelle B for 1st place on site drawing, Addison S for 3rd place in drawing, and JT M, Eli S, Kadin … Read more

Millstadt Optimist Club – March Student Of The Month

The Millstadt Optimist Club recently posted the following to their Facebook page: “Last night we celebrated Eli Seneczyn – our March Optimist Club Student of the Month! Please help us congratulate him for all of his hard work! #Millstadt#optimistclub“

Warrant Arrest

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3/04 – 12:04 p.m. – Juan E. Caruthers, 39 of East St. Louis, arrested on an Illinois State Police traffic warrant.  Incident occurred in the 100 block of East Washington.

Driving While Suspended

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3/03 – 2:58 p.m. – Rodnica S. McGee, 35 of East St. Louis, cited for Driving While Suspended, Operation Uninsured Vehicle, and Registration Expired.  Incident occurred in the 800 block of South Jefferson Street.

Traffic Violations

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3/02 – 11:19 p.m. – Antonio Aguilar-Garcia, 46 of Millstadt, cited for No Valid Driver’s License, Operation of Vehicle when Registration Suspended for Non-Insurance, and Operation of Uninsured Vehicle.   Martin Torres-Lopez, 40 of Millstadt, cited for Illegal Transportation of Alcohol-Passenger. Incident occurred in the 100 block of West Washington Street.

Driving Under the Influence

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3/02 – 2:07 a.m. – Andrew T. Guldner, 45 of Millstadt, charged with Driving Under the Influence of Alcohol, Failure to Dim Headlights, and Illegal Transportation of Alcohol.  Incident occurred in the 400 block of East Madison Street.

Suspended Registration

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3/02 – 12:53 a.m. – Patrick M. Missey, 19 of Collinsville, cited for Operation of Vehicle when Registration Suspended and Operation Uninsured Vehicle.  Incident occurred in the 200 block of East Washington Street.

Leaving the Scene of an Accident

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3/01 – 4:43 p.m. – Police responded to the first block of South Breese Street for a report of a hit and run accident.  A vehicle struck a parked vehicle and left the scene.  A witness obtained the registration plate of the suspect vehicle.  The driver was later located in Belleville.  Michelle R. Ozee-Young, 56 … Read more

Nancy Sweet Education Scholarship

It’s that time of year again! Millstadt CCSD #160 is once again offering the Nancy Sweet Education Scholarship (which is $1,500 this year!) The only requirements are that the applicant: must have graduated from MCS, is an Education major, and turns in a 250 word (or less) essay on “Why I Want to be a … Read more

Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine/Warrant Arrest

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2/21 – 11:10 p.m. – Millstadt Officers conducted a traffic stop in the 1200 block of South Jefferson Street.  One of the occupants, Christopher J. Hagen, age 48 of Lenzburg, was found to have an outstanding felony warrant for Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine, through St. Clair County.  During the course of the investigation, suspected methamphetamine … Read more

Millstadt VFW Seeking Volunteers

The Monroe County YMCA recently posted the following to their Facebook page: “Help give back to one of the Millstadt Community’s oldest members, the Millstadt VFW Post 7980. Volunteer with the Millstadt Chamber to help spruce up this Millstadt staple.Contact AJ Scharf for more details”


The Millstadt Fire Department recently posted the following to their Facebook page: “The 153rd Annual Millstadt Fireman’s Picnic presented by UMB Bank & Schubert’s Smokehouse is excited to announce Twisted Road with Miranda Bury Music!!! We will have a jam packed night of 90’s COUNTRY Music!! Twisted Road WOW’d the crowd last year leaving them … Read more

Millstadt Police Department Visit St. James

The Millstadt Police Department recently posted the following to their Facebook page: “Today, Chief Hucke and Lt. Romero were present at St James Catholic School for a presentation to the 5th-8th graders by Circuit Judge Heinz Rudolf, on the “Worries of the World Wide Web.” He discussed the negative consequences of creating and or sending … Read more