Going to the hospital for a procedure or to the doctor for lab results might produce anxiety for some, but if you factor in the inability to speak English, the anxiety level ratchets up exponentially. Enter Yolanda Mumford, Spanish translator for St. Joseph Hospital in Breese.
A quiet man who builds many of the structures in the area but says these days he enjoys building relationships more than following the nuts and bolts of a construction project.
Being the best advocate in a court of law should be the goal of every attorney. It certainly is for Terry Green who has now worked on both sides of the aisle.
Being in business for yourself can be exhilarating and also nerve wracking. Just ask Mark Cowell who lives in rural Red Bud. He and his wife, Vicky (who is company president) own and operate MC Electric, Inc., with their son, Matthew, as a full-time employee.
Each year, for the past nine years, the Diocese of Belleville, through The Messenger, recognizes individuals who take their faith out of the pews and into the marketplaces where they work with and for others. This year was no exception.