Welcome to Bartelso, Illinois

  Members of the St. Cecilia Parish & Home of the Braves!

We welcome you to our website.  Please browse around and take a peek at our growing and caring community.


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St. Cecilia's Church Bulletin
& Online Giving

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Bartelso News & Events


Click here for more information regarding COVID-19 

Help Support Our Bartelso Businesses!

Due to the mandated order by the State, many of the establishments in Bartelso are no longer allowed to have in house dining services.  Please be sure to continue to support them at this difficult time.  Many are still open for curb side and carry out only.  Their bills and salaries are effected and need our help more than ever.  

Please see the list below and help support our business!

Hondo's Sports Bar & Grill - To Go Orders 

Friday - Sunday from 4:00- 8:00 pm

You can come in the bar just to pick up your order. Call 765-2444.

Starting Sunday, May 3rd Hondo's will be serving breakfast!

8:30 am - 11:00 am

Carryout Order Includes:

Scrambled Eggs


Biscuits & Gravy

Choice of Bacon or Sausage links


Curbside pickup - please call 765-2444

Larry's West End - Carry outs or Curbside service available 

Weekdays from 11:00 am - 1:00 PM and 4:30 PM - 6:30 pm; 

Weekends from 11:00 am - 6:30 pm 


Bartelso Bowling Alley - Curbside Food Orders 

Friday - Sunday from 4:30 pm - 7:30 pm.  

Full menu with a pizza special $11 for any toppings.  Call when arrive in parking lot, will bring food to your car.   


Hillcrest Estates 

A new subdivision is underway southeast of Bartelso.  This subdivision includes many benefits and is located right on the outskirts of town.  Its a perfect location for any size family looking to build a new home.

Contact Tom Gerdes at 618-210-2658 or email him at tgerdes@southernbusandmobility.com for more information.  

Bartelso Braves State Champs 2018

2018 Boys SIJHSAA Class Small State Champs

2018 Girls SIJHSAA Class Small Third Place State

The 2018 Bartelso Braves basketball season was an exciting one!  The Lady Braves completed their season with a 23 - 8 record.  The Lady Braves were proud to claim the third place state trophy at the SIJHSAA State Tournament.  

The Bartelso Boys basketball season ended UNDEFEATED with a 32 - 0 record and claimed the SIJHSAA Class S State Championship.  This is the first time in school history to become undefeated and to win a State Championship.  

Congratulations to the students, coaching staff, parents and faculty on an amazing season.