EDWARDSVILLE - Personal drive and community involvement, supported by strong mentorship, have been the cornerstones of success for senior Keelah Washington during her academic journey at Southern...[Read More]
ALTON – The Alton School District Board of Education President Ed Gray shared today he is both hopeful and optimistic a new contract agreement will be forthcoming soon for the district and the...[Read More]
SEE RIVERBENDER.COM NATIONAL WALKOUT DAY EVENT IN ALTON: ALTON - Alton High School students joined participation across the country Wednesday in the National Walkout Day. The event took place...[Read More]
ALTON – Fashion goes in cycles, and the best way to always be in vogue is to recycle. An opportunity to freshen wardrobes across the Riverbend will be the Alton Main Street Pop-Up Clothing Swa...[Read More]
EDWARDSVILLE - The Metro East Home and Garden Show will mark its fifth year at Metro East Lutheran High School, 6305 Center Grove Road in Edwardsville. The two-day event will take place from 10 a.m...[Read More]
ALTON – A group of friends, family and concerned Altonians will gather at Piasa Park Saturday morning to honor Trinity Buel. Buel was only 17 when she was killed in a traffic crash earlier thi...[Read More]
WOOD RIVER - A Wood River woman - Tasha M. Hagenbrok - was charged with two alleged counts of unlawful delivery of a controlled substance while located within 1,000 feet of a school. Hagenbrok, 34,...[Read More]
SPRINGFIELD, IL – Fairgoers should get ready to rock on Saturday, August 11 at the Illinois State Fair. Halestorm and Mastodon will be co-headlining on the Grandstand stage. Halestorm, one o...[Read More]
ALTON – Things have been relatively quiet on the Small Business Revolution front in Alton since the city was announced as the winner of a national vote to be showcased in season three of...[Read More]
EAST ST. LOUIS - A pair of East St. Louis Senior High School Students were recently honored as top performers in the Walgreens Expressions Challenge art competition. Senior Myneisha Williams won th...[Read More]

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