O'Fallon Weekly August 8, 2018

Adriana Scagilarini named 2018 Miss O'Fallon Page 13 Shiloh PD seek bank robbery suspect For the O’Fallon Weekly SHILOH – Shiloh Police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a man accused of robbing the Commerce Bank at Green- mount Crossing Drive earlier today. On Monday, August A picture of the suspect from 6, 2018 at approximately security cameras in the bank. 1:13 p.m., The Shiloh Po- lice Department responded (Submitted Photo) to Commerce Bank located at 4400 Greenmount Crossing Drive for a bank rob- bery that had just occurred. The suspect was an approximately thirty to forty-year-old black male with a dark complexion. He was described to be approximately 6’0”, stocky build, and having a goatee. See "Bank Robbery" on page 7 In This Edition Calendar................................................. 2 News................................................... 3-8 Law & Order........................................... 9 Health & Wellness.............................. 10-11 Sports....................................................12 Community.............................................13 Milestones......................................... 14-15 Vantage Point.........................................16 Lifestyles.................................................17 Fun & Games..........................................18 Marketplace...........................................19 Recipes................................................. 20 Water Leak Detecting Gas Lines l Back Flow Testing l Vol. 4, No. 16 $1.00 Randolph appointed to vacant Ward 5 Council seat By Martha Stoffel Weekly Reporter O’FALLON - Mayor Herb Roach presented Gwendolyn Randolph to the council for approval as the newest Ward 5 Alderwoman. Randolph was one of five indivi- duals who submitted resumes to the city for consideration for position in Ward 5 recently vacated by Courtney Marsh. The term of office for this appointment will be until the April 2019 election. A two-year term will be voted on by Ward 5 residents at that time. Randolph’s appointment was supported by a unanimous vote of the council. Alderwoman Randolph served eight years in the United States Navy, four years with the Tenne- ssee parole board, and has been See "City Council" on page 7 Error at county office leads to residents voting in wrong district for six years County board candidate hopeful thwarted by boundary error By Annabelle Knef Weekly Reporter O’FALLON - Rachel Renner of O'Fallon had hoped to run for the County Board District 18 seat as a Democrat in this November's elec- tion, but learned that due to an error in the County Clerk’s office, her political aspirations, at least for now, will have to remain on hold. Renner was working to be slated to an empty position on the November ballot against republican candidate Matt Smallheer. She collected an appropriate number of signatures re- quired from voters within the district to get her name on the ballot, as well as fill out a variety of other forms and seek approval from party leaders. When she went to submit her pa- perwork, officials at the St. Clair County Clerk's office informed her that her residence at 1441 Simmons Road had been improperly zoned into District 18 since 2012. She was told that her address actually belongs in District 29, a seat currently held by democrat Carol Clark. “There were no Democrats running [for District 18] and I was going to Water Heaters l Faucets Garbage Disposals Wednesday August 8, 2018 l l Toilets Sump Pumps Video Camera Inspection Tankless Water Heaters l Drain Cleaning High-Velocity Water Jetting $50 OFF ANY SERVICE Save Time and Money 618-624-1700 With a minimum of $200 purchase. Coupon must be presented at time of service. Cannot be used with any other offer. This coupon does not expire. (OFW) 5903 Old Collinsville Road, Fairview Heights, IL 62208 See "Wrong District" on page 8