ST. LOUIS - The legendary “Beatle Bob” Robert Matonis recently ended his concert streak around the St. Louis area that started on Christmas Day, 1996. Matonis has always been visible at the side of the stage dancing at concert venues across the St. Louis region. If “Beatle Bob”... read more
JERSEYVILLE/CARLINVILLE - Melissa Dandino, fundraising coordinator at the Unified Child Advocacy Network, recently appeared on an episode of Our Daily Show! on Riverbender.com to discuss the work the organization does for local child victims of abuse, as well as their upcoming fundraiser at Reno's... read more
GODFREY - Tami Berkel, a local dog rescuer, has a favorite phrase about the process involved in saving the lives of dogs who need immediate compassion and assistance for survival: "it takes a village," she says. Tami's latest rescue dog is Gretchen, who appears to be a lab-hound and blue... read more
ALTON/GLEN CARBON - Bishop Thomas John Paprocki of the Catholic Diocese of Springfield in Illinois will pay a visit to both Marquette Catholic High School and Father McGivney Catholic High School on Thursday. Bishop Paprocki will visit with both students and staff as part of the weeklong celebration... read more
WATERLOO - Sam Houston walked away a millionaire after finding the Queen of Hearts card during the final drawing of the long-running Waterloo Queen of Hearts drawing on Tuesday night, Jan. 31, 2023. The total jackpot amount was $1,886,536. With just three cards left - #28, #49, or #53 - Houston... read more
CHICAGO - Someone could jump-start February 2023 as a multi-millionaire. The Powerball jackpot for tonight’s drawing has swelled to a staggering $653 million. If won, it would be the eighth-largest Powerball jackpot and the 13th-largest lottery jackpot won in U.S. history. The Powerball... read more
CARROLLTON - The case against Austin L. Bishop on an “Unlawful Grooming” charge was continued last Friday to 1:30 p.m. on March 17, 2023, the Greene County State's Attorney's Office said. Bishop has entered a not-guilty plea in the case. He appeared at a pre-trial status hearing in Greene... read more
WOOD RIVER - Today, former Wood River Mayor Dr. David Ayres announced his campaign for city council, citing a renewed call to public service and enthusiasm to increase transparency and promote local business investment in the city he led from 2001-2005. “Wood River’s economic development... read more
ALTON - Since 1964, February has been recognized as American Heart Month thanks in part to the first official proclamation from President Lyndon B. Johnson. Therefore, during the past 59 years, the month of February has been a time when the nation spotlights heart disease. It’s estimated tha... read more
ST. LOUIS - For the third consecutive year, as part of Black History Month in February, Schnuck Markets, Inc. will offer customers the opportunity to “Round Up at the Register” to support the Urban League. Starting today and continuing through Tuesday, Feb. 14, 100% of donations... read more

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