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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Bartelso News & Events

Tim Jansen Memorial Scholarship

The Bartelso Blaze is offering two (2) $250 scholarships to any Bartelso Elementary School graduate attending Central or Mater Dei High School that had or currently has an immediate family member serving as a first responder in Clinton County (fire department, police, EMS). 

Each awarded scholarship will be made payable to the high school to be used for educational books and fees for the 2023 - 2024 academic school year.  

 The deadline is Sunday, April 16, 2023.

Tim Jansen Memorial Scholarship

Help Support Our Bartelso Businesses!

Looking for a good place to eat? Or maybe enjoy a few drinks with some friends?  Please see the list below and help support our local  businesses!

Hondo's Sports Bar & Grill

Call 765-2444.

Sunday Breakfast - To Be Announced; not regularly scheduled every Sunday

8:30 am - 11:00 am

Carryout Order Includes:

Scrambled Eggs


Biscuits & Gravy

Choice of Bacon or Sausage links

Larry's West End -


Fried Chicken

Homemade Soup



and so much more!

Bartelso Bowl

Call 765-2183






and more!

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.  

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