Millstadt Farmers’ Market Starting Up

The Millstadt Farmers’ Market will be held on Fridays from 3pm to 6pm at the VFW parking lot on West Washington Street in Millstadt, IL. The first date will be Friday, May 17. The farmers’ market is in their 5th year and it features a wide variety of vendors including produce, plants, kettle corn, home … Read more


10/15 – Police took a burglary report at Hartmann Farm Supply on Douglas Road. The burglary appeared to have occurred sometime between Saturday afternoon and Monday morning. Stolen were several Echo brand trimmers, garden tillers, blowers and other hand tools, as well Red Max trimmers. Anyone with information can contact the police department, and you … Read more

Burglary/Unlawful Use of Credit Card

On October 10th the Millstadt Police Department took several vehicle burglary reports, and one burglary to garage report, in the Alpine Trails, Alpine Meadows, and Regency Place neighborhoods. The suspects gained entry into several unlocked vehicles. Through an investigation, three persons of interest were identified. At this time, one individual has been charged. On October … Read more

Unlawful Possession of Controlled Substance/Unlawful Use of Weapon

10/09 – 6:57 p.m. – Police stopped a vehicle at South Jefferson Street & White Street, due to an equipment violation. An investigation lead to an arrest of the driver. The St. Clair County State’s Attorney’s Office charged the subject, Dustin A. Castillo, age 25 of Red Bud, with the following: Count 1: Unlawful Possession … Read more

Aggravated Fleeing or Attempting to Elude a Police Officer

9/30 – 2:00 a.m. – A Millstadt Officer attempted to stop a motorcycle, at West Gooding Street & North Jefferson Street. The motorist fled, and the Officer discontinued attempting to stop him. The individual was later arrested at his home, in rural Millstadt, with the assistance of the St. Clair County Sheriff’s Department. The St. … Read more

Aggravated Assault

7/13 – 5:45 p.m. – Police responded to the alley behind the 200 block of West Washington Street, for a disturbance involving a subject armed with a baseball bat. Upon an investigation, which involved numerous subjects, a suspect was taken into custody. The suspect, Wesley H. Reinhardt age 44 of Millstadt, was charged with two … Read more

Millstadt Civic Club Welcomes Lithuanian Student to Recent Meeting

The Millstadt Civic Club welcomed Agne Savickaite, an exchange student from Lithuania, to the group’s meeting on Thursday, March 15. Agne is a student at Belleville West High School and spoke about her home country. During the club’s monthly International Outreach program, members learned that the majority of Lithuanians are Catholic, can speak at least two … Read more

University of Illinois Extension Master Gardener Helpline

University of Illinois Extension’s Master Gardener volunteers are available to answer your home horticulture questions about lawns, trees, shrubs, vegetable and flower gardens, pest management, houseplants and much more. They are available Monday – Friday, 9:00 a.m. – noon by calling (618) 344-4230 or (618) 939-3434.  There is no fee for this assistance. You may also bring … Read more

Genealogy 101: Census Through The Decades

The St. Clair County Genealogical Society meets 7 p.m. Thurs., May 3, at the St. Luke’s Parish Hall, 226 N. Church St., Belleville.  Elizabeth Faulbaum Brown’s topic is Genealogy 101: Census Through The Decades. This is the second in the Society’s Genealogy 101 lecture series. The meeting is free and the public is welcome. Additional information is available … Read more


4/22 – 11:57 a.m. – Police responded to a call for a subject removal, at the Millstadt Community Center. A subject, who was not to be on the property at the time, came into the center during a private event. He was found walking off the property when police arrived. Charles D. Worden, 59 of … Read more

Genealogy 101 Lecture Hosted By The St. Clair County Genealogical Society

The St. Clair County Genealogical Society kicks off its Genealogy 101 lecture series Thurs., April 5th with Diane Renner Walsh on Genealogy 101: The Basics. It’s at 7 p.m. in the St. Luke’s Parish Hall, 226 N. Church St., Belleville. The lecture is free and open to the public. For more information, see the Society’s website at or

Unlawful Possession of Methamphetamine/Possession of Weapon by Felon/Driving While Revoked

2/07 – 7:35 p.m. – A Millstadt Officer stopped a vehicle in the 100 block of South Jefferson, for multiple traffic violations. The driver was found to be driving while revoked. Upon further investigation, suspected methamphetamine and brass knuckles were discovered. The subject is a convicted felon and has previous convictions for driving revoked. On … Read more