The Bethalto Senior Citizens Center at 100 E. Central Ave. Bethalto is being opened as a shelter for those displaced due to flooding. Those needing overnight accommodations at the Center must first check in at the Bethalto Police Dept. in Village Hall across from the Seniors Center.
Volunteers are needed for the sandbagging operation at the Alton Riverfront. If you can help, contact Tim Brown at 975-5893 for further information.
At approximately 9:45am on Tuesday, December 29th, the Wood River Levee and Drainage District will be closing flood gates at Broadway and W. St. Louis Road. These are the gates separating Alton and East Alton at Wood River Creek. The closure will be in effect until further notice.