Matt Melucci http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Longtime southwestern Illinois circuit clerk Melucci dies http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/longtime-southwestern-illinois-circuit-clerk-melucci-dies <p>A longtime circuit clerk in&nbsp;southwestern Illinois has died.</p><p>Madison County officials say Circuit Clerk Matt Melucci was 69 when he died Thursday night of cancer at his&nbsp;Collinsville home.</p><p>Melucci served in the post for nearly 20 years and was planning&nbsp;to retire in November, having announced last September that he&nbsp;would not seek re-election this year.</p><p>Democratic Madison County Clerk Mark Von Nida faces Republican&nbsp;John Barberis Jr. in the November election for circuit clerk&#39;s&nbsp;position.</p> Fri, 11 May 2012 16:27:07 +0000 The Associated Press & St. Louis Public Radio 3679 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Longtime southwestern Illinois circuit clerk Melucci dies