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EDWARDSVILLE - Madison County State’s Attorney Tom Gibbons announced that a 53-year-old man from Madison was sentenced to 85 years in prison at the Madison County Criminal Justice Center in Edwardsville this afternoon. Jerry D. Sutt (d.o.b. 01/05/1963) was convicted by a Madison County jury on... read more
ALTON - Two have been charged following an altercation Tuesday morning involving an Alton Police officer, his canine partner, a 77-year-old woman, a suspect and a Good Samaritan. Aaron E. Crowder was charged with one count of disarming a police officer, a Class 1 felony, and one county of aggravated... read more
ALTON - This Sunday, August 28th, Aaron Agne of Ragin Cajun Restaurant and Piano Bar has graciously offered 50% of the receipts to go toward the Save the Towata Studio fund on the GoFundMe page started by James Thompson. The fund is to support the financial portion of removing, cataloging and storing... read more
GODFREY – Lewis and Clark Community College’s Corporate and Community Learning (CCL) division will be offering a series of five individual personal finance workshops. From millennials looking for financial independence to professionals worried about retirement, those who would like to... read more
Veterans will rally in support of Maj. Bradley Lavite this Friday at 10am on the plaza in between the Madison County Administration building and Courthouse. EDWARDSVILLE - Veterans from the Metro-East are rallying to support Veterans Assistance Commission Superintendent Maj. Bradley Lavite on the... read more
AMES, Iowa - Iowa State University awarded a total of 960 degrees at the end of the 2016 summer term. Of the students receiving degrees, 579 were awarded bachelor's degrees, 282 master's degrees and 99 doctor of philosophy degrees.Of the students receiving bachelor's degrees, 78 graduated "With Distinction"... read more
JERSEYVILLE - A local participant in the Alton Food Truck Festival will be the “Pig on a Wing Food Truck.” Steve Walker, owner of S&S Sandwich Shop, partnered up with Ryan Hansen, owner of Hansen Meat Packing, and from that built the food truck called Pig on a Wing. “After attending... read more
ALTON – A vendor list is out for the Alton Food Truck Festival and those attending are in for a wide variety of delights. The Alton Food Truck Festival is set from 4 to 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 27, at the Alton Liberty Bank Amphitheater. Sauce Magazine in St. Louis is coordinating the event.... read more
JERSEYVILLE - After more than four decades of working in the Jersey Community Unit School District, Randy Dilks is retiring. Dilks began working at the district while he was attending school there. His close friend and former boss, Chris Skinner, said Dilks was part of a co-op work program through... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Southern Illinois University’s School of Dental Medicine is urging parents of qualified children between the ages of 3 and 13 to bring their children to this year’s 11th annual Give Kids A Smile Day from 7:30 a.m. to noon, Monday, Oct. 10 at the School’s main clinic... read more

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