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EDWARDSVILLE - The Edwardsville Marching Tigers continue to have success in major competitions. This past Saturday, the Edwardsville High School Marching Tigers traveled to Effingham to compete at the Effingham “Red Regiment” Invitational. Competing strongly against five other Class 7A bands... read more
GLEN CARBON- Girl Scouts of Southern Illinois (GSSI) is pleased to announce that Caitlin Lloyd from O’Fallon has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award a Girl Scout can receive. For her Girl Scout Gold Award project, called Suite Dreams, Caitlin worked with The Women’s Safe... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville is building on its foundation of previous 2+2 agreements with Lewis and Clark Community College. These 2+2 Partnership Programs streamline students’ transfer experience and support efficient progress toward completion of their bachelor’s... read more
ALTON - Jeremiah Harvey has joined the Production Team at Alton Little Theater just in time to assist with the upcoming concerts in the Extra, EXTRA Entertainment Series. With the help of over a dozen businesses in the area, ALT was able to purchase new state-of-the-art sound equipment and upgrade lights... read more
EAST ALTON — The United Way's annual Community Christmas donation drive is looking for partners to host donation boxes and collect items for those in need during the holidays. The program kicks off on Tuesday, Nov. 1, when dozens of participating businesses, schools and churches throughout the... read more
EDWARDSVILLE – Edwardsville School District 7 honored a select group of employees at the Oct. 24, 2016, Board of Education Meeting for their efforts. School administrators nominated each because of their outstanding effort, willingness, and dedication to students and the entire District 7 community. Employees... read more
EDWARDSVILLE – Owners of lost pets may find it a little easier to be reunited with their dog or cat thanks to a new website being developed by Madison County. Chairman Alan J. Dunstan announced the development of the new website, Find My Pet, where pet owners can find out if their lost pet was... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - The Edwardsville Parks Department announced a pair of exciting senior events that are coming in November and January. The Parks Department invites all seniors (55 and older) for Coffee and a Movie at the Wildey Theatre on Wednesday, Nov 16. "We will be showing “An American in Paris&rdquo... read more
ALTON - Eight or nine of the 14 years they have entered a parade float into the Alton Halloween Parade, the friends and family of Dr. Bruce Vest have claimed first prize. Last year, however, their Bone Voyage float took third. Vest said winning is not the main part of the float, saying the entire... read more
NOTE: This is the first in a series on the work of Committee for Excellence in Education volunteers and Prop E in Edwardsville. EDWARDSVILLE - Members of the Committee for Excellence in Education in Edwardsville can be found nearly everywhere around the Edwardsville area these days promoting passage... read more

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