Terra Kerkemeyer Publisher 618-351-5038


Tom English Executive editor 618-351-5070
Alee Quick Local news editor 618-351-5807
Byron Hetzler Photographer 618-351-5031
Molly Parker Reporter 618-351-5079
Isaac Smith Reporter 618-351-5823
Marilyn Halstead Reporter 618-351-5078
Gabriel Neely-Streit Reporter 618-351-5074
Rhonda May Special projects coordinator 618-351-5077
Shawn Anglin Copy editor 618-351-5085
Kathy Smits Editorial assistant 618-529-5454, ext. 5
Patrick Jones Night Clerk 618-351-5080
Kody Blackwell Copy Editor 618-351-5092
Sara Treat Copy Editor 618-351-5804
Jackson Brandhorst Sports/Obits Editor 618-351-5816


Todd Hefferman Sports reporter 618-351-5087
Les Winkeler Sports editor 618-351-5088
Bucky Dent Prep sports writer 618-351-5086
Braden Fogal Prep sports writer 618-351-5178


Lyn Sargent Business Development Manager 618-351-5815
Emily Blakely Digital advertising lead 618-351-5039
Tina Moon Advertising sales professional 618-351-5026
Logan Johnson Digital Marketing Coordinator 618-351-5020
Matthew Wilson Advertising Sales Professional 618-351-5042
Kathi Odum Multimedia Sales Executive 618-351-5065


Shad Hicks Circulation Director 618-351-5061
Mark Romanowski District manager, D3 618-351-5059
Blake Turpin Circulation Manager 618-351-5017

Customer Service

Cody Baccia Customer service representative 618-351-5035
Cristina Lashbrook Customer Service Representative
Jessica Roberts Customer Service Clerk

Classified Advertising

Lisa Giampaolo Major accounts and classifieds rep 618-351-5008


Lisa Morgan Accounting supervisor 618-351-5037


Kevin Morgan Packaging center manager 618-529-5454, ext. 5

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