College Avenue in front of Alton Middle School will be reopened today. The work was slowed over the last couple of months when the weather turned too wet and cold to perform the work, but the work is done and the barricades come down today.
Alton Public Works Director Bob Barnhart tells The Big Z he is pleased to be at this point.
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He says there is more work planned for College Avenue this summer. The city plans to go out for bids soon, and comple...[Full Story]
Triad native, Internet fashion blogger and now Reality TV Star, Chelsea Crockett, visited Frew’s Bridal and Formal Wear in Downtown Alton during their biggest prom dress and tuxedo sale of the season on Saturday, March 28.
During the meet and greet, Chelsea hung out with her fans and talked...
Albert Cassens Elementary in Glen Carbon currently has an interesting Adopt-A-Pilot program with two Southwest Airlines pilots, Scott Fitzgerald and Marvin Meng.
Both Fitzgerald and Meng have children in Edwardsville Community School District 7. Meng’s daughter attends Cassens Elementary. Fitzgerald...
The eighth annual Trebuchet competition appeared to be a fun, yet educational day for 170 students from 11 area high schools at Lewis and Clark Community College on Friday.
Kevin Bodden, coordinator of engineering science at LCCC, said the event at George C. Terry River Bend Arena is meant to encourage...
JERSEY 3, NORTH MAC 2 (EXTRA TIME): Robyn Johnson scored twice, including the match winner, and assisted on the other goal as Jersey took a 3-2 win over North Mac in extra time Friday.
Bailey Stauffer opened the scoring for North Mac in the third minute before Hailea Tepen, off...
Jennifer Ladd's Allstate, located in Edwardsville and Wood River, had a drawing at Kidz Dayz on Saturday in Godfrey. April Kiel, from Godfrey and her family were the winners of Saturday's drawing of 4 Raging River's Season Passes and a summer gift basket....
St. Louis Small Business Monthly (SBMON) recently selected Matthew Gorton, a Financial Consultant for Scheffel Financial Services, as one of its “Top 100 St. Louisans To Know To Succeed In Business”*. Gorton will be featured along with the other winners in the April edition of the publication....
Jersey 3, North Mac 2 (Extra Time)
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Judy Roth gives a vase of daffodils to Nikki Steinwar, a nursing student from Southern Illinois University Edwardsville, during the AMH Daffodils for Help & Hope Committee's annual sale last week. The sale raised $3,197.50 for the Alton Memorial Health Service Foundation*s Extra Mile Fund, which provides...
Glen Carbon – There’s the science of robotics and the science of cooking. But, what do you get when you combine both? You get a Girl Scout robotics team from O’Fallon entering a national baking competition sponsored by Taste of Home magazine.
The challenge put forth by Taste o...
ALTON – Staying active is an important part of treating your diabetes. Kristine Ward of BJC Home Care Services will present “Diabetes? Yes, You Can Exercise!” from 1 to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 16, in the Alton Memorial Hospital cafeteria meeting rooms.
The free presentation, sponsored...
Duke and Michigan State claimed the two remaining spots in the Final Four on Sunday. Duke defeated Gonzaga, 66-52 in the South Regional final.
Michigan State edged Louisville, 76-70 in overtime in the East Regional final.
The Final Four ...[Full Story]
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