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GODFREY – Approximately 500 fifth grade students in 21 classes from nine different schools gathered at Lewis and Clark Community College for the 14th annual Water Festival, Friday, Sept. 30. “This...[Read More]
GODFREY – Just less than six months ago, Andre Ewing, of Alton, Illinois, did not have his high school diploma. Now, he is a student in Lewis and Clark Community College’s Welding program. “Andre...[Read More]
ALTON - An ambulance was called by workers at the Alton Casey's on Fosterberg Road around 10:30 p.m. Thursday evening to assist a man with a gunshot wound, Alton Police Chief Jake Simmons said. "He walke...[Read More]
EDWARDSVILLE – There have been times in Morgan Swanner’s life where she was told she wouldn’t be able to do certain tasks. Rather than folding up, Morgan has used each instance as...[Read More]
Lawmaker Seeks to Close Loophole Exposed in Local Case WOOD RIVER — Continuing his efforts to keep our children safe, state Rep. Dan Beiser, D-Alton, is filing legislation that will require sport...[Read More]
Today marks the end of September and we're almost two-thirds of the way through the 2016 area high school football season – and Week 6's matchups include what could arguably be the game of the...[Read More]
EDWARDSVILLE - Fifteen Southern Illinois University Edwardsville students spent their summers retaining and sharing new knowledge, and inspiring youth and adults to get excited about science, technology,...[Read More]
CHATHAM - United Community Bancorp, Inc. (UCB), Chatham, Illinois, today announced it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Liberty Bank based in Alton, Illinois. Liberty Bank is a full...[Read More]
JERSEYVILLE – Family and friends are getting together Saturday in a benefit fundraiser for Max and Susie Dixon and family and it is filled with opportunities for people to enjoy the day. The day...[Read More]
ALTON - PV2 Jacob B Maynard, of Alton, Illinois, graduated from Army Basic Combat Training (BCT) on Friday, September 14th at Fort Sill, OK. PV2 Maynard was sworn into the US Army July 6th at the St....[Read More]

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