Alton News

ALTON - Marquette Catholic Principal Tim Harmon announced with “a very heavy heart” that he had learned of the unexpected death of key teacher - Scott Shoger - who taught senior theology thi...[Read More]
ALTON - Alton Police Chief Jarrett Ford this afternoon released more information about the shooting at Rent-A-Center Tuesday morning. "At 10:12 a.m. on June 6, 2023, the Alton Police Department received...[Read More]
ALTON - Alton has become very known for its Annual Juneteenth Freedom Celebration over the years. On June 17, the 32nd Annual Juneteenth will be held at James H. Killion Park (formerly Salu Park) from...[Read More]
ALTON - Jack Keller has always been one to serve his community and country. This past Memorial Day, he was honored with one of his biggest accomplishments - he was the grand marshal for the historic...[Read More]
ALTON - Legendary Alton attorney Robert Ryan today reflected on June 6, 1944, also known as D-Day. Ryan, now 99 years old, had an interesting perspective on that historic day, as he was a prisoner i...[Read More]
ALTON - Alton Police Department officers are investigating a report of two injured in a shooting around 10 a.m. at the Rent-A-Center in Alton. A woman apparently entered the location and hit an employee...[Read More]
ALTON - The Alton Post 126 American Legion senior baseball team had very good pitching from both Logan Bogard and Seth Slayden, holding Trenton to two hits. But the Legionnaires were also held t...[Read More]
WOOD RIVER - A few members of the public responded to the Wood River City Council’s split vote to delay the development and opening of a dispensary in the city’s downtown and place the...[Read More]
ALTON - Several around the Alton community were wearing orange on National Gun Violence Day on Friday, June 2, 2023. National Gun Violence Day was marked throughout the United States and there was...[Read More]
ALTON - Mike Weller with AP Cigar Co. discussed his new line of cold brew coffee products, all things cigars, and the community of cigar enthusiasts in downtown Alton and beyond on a recent episode...[Read More]