LCCC team helping Senior Services Plus solve drainage woes

GODFREY – While volunteering at Senior Services Plus in Alton, Thom Rhanor, of Godfrey, noticed damaging erosion near the greenhouse and decided to collaborate with other local experts to find a solution. “SSP is doing important work for our community, despite a sharp decrease of state funding to support Meals on Wheels,” Rhanor said. “I…

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Housing market, like summer, hot in Metro East

SHILOH – The housing market in the Metro-East is as hot as the recent temps, according to the latest housing data released by the Realtor Association of Southwestern Illinois. The number of homes sold in much of the Metro East has increased again in May. Home sales in St. Clair increased by 13.4 percent in…

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Retail building leased in Edwardsville

Branko Ostrec & Kathy Ostrec Revocable Living Trust leased a 1,290-square-foot retail building at 1611 Troy Road, Edwardsville, to Title Cash of Illinois, Inc. BARBERMurphy Group represented both parties.

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Smokin’: ‘Sugarfire 64’ gets warm welcome in O’Fallon

The O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce this month helped Sugarfire 64 formally open its new barbecue restaurant in O’Fallon. The ceremony was June 5 for the location that opened in late April at 1425 North Green Mount Road. The restaurant is based in St. Louis, and the new location is the first in Illinois —near the…

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Lara DeGroot joins Town and Country Bank

Town and Country Bank has added a new member of the treasury management team, Lara DeGroot. She serves as assistant vice president, treasury management officer, and manages the treasury management services for commercial customers in the Metro East area. “We are pleased to welcome Lara to the Town and Country family,” said David Hopkins, executive…

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Mossman joins Gori Julian & Associates

Andrew R. Mossman has joined Gori Julian & Associates, P.C., working in the Edwardsville office in the practice area of mass tort litigation. Mossman attended Southern Illinois University Edwardsville and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science in 2010. Following graduation, he attended Law School at Southern Illinois University School of Law. In…

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