COLLINSVILLE - On Sunday, July 24, the East St Louis Police Department requested assistance from the Illinois State Police, in reference to the death of 20-year-old, Asante McCoy.
At 11:15 p.m., Sunday, the East St Louis Police Department received a 911 call of shots fired in the 2100 block of Martin... read more
CARROLLTON - The owner of a Greene County barbecue joint feels she is the victim of small town politics, but members of the Greene County Board assert otherwise.
Hog Daddy BBQ started as a small set-up in Carrollton, vending barbecue on the corner near the courthouse. The food made by Sherry and... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - The City of Edwardsville, led by Mayor Hal Patton, had a community celebration on Saturday to mark the new Leon Corlew Park opening.
There was a ribbon cutting Saturday morning and later in the day, Leclaire School students buried a time capsule. Mayor Patton even took a few minutes... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Edwardsville High School Student, Ashley Criley, has received a $1,500 scholarship from the Edwardsville Rotary Club. Presenting the check is Club member Jennifer Warren.
Ashley plans to study Special Education At Lewis and Clark Community College in the fall. The Club awards $9,000... read more
GODFREY - Custard scoops, custard shakes and even custard sodas are on the menu at Shivers.
Shivers Frozen Custard, located at 3318 Godfrey Road, offers the area a wide selection of frozen concoctions, both in the sweltering heat of July and the blistering cold of January. Current owner Brian "Mr.... read more
EDWARDSVILLE – The final qualifying singles match pairings were determined Sunday on Day 2 of the $25,000 Edwardsville Futures tennis tournament Presented by the EGHM Foundation; play was held at the Edwardsville High School tennis center and at SIU-Edwardsville courts.
Tournament director Dav... read more
ROXANA - The Actors and Artists of the Riverbend theater group had a highly successful weekend at The Nazarene Community Center in Roxana.
The production of “Give My Regards to Broadway” was a hit, with a sold out crowd on Friday evening and solid attendance on Saturday and Sunday.
Proceeds... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville’s Odyssey Science Camp is in full swing and campers are building, exploring and investigating science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) through hands-on projects. The SIUE STEM Center offers the two-week camp that runs through... read more
ALTON - “We don’t know how strong we really are until being strong is the only choice.”
The mantra, which is printed on the back of t-shirts that were sold at this Saturday’s Fighting With Jake benefit at Marquette Catholic High School, perfectly describes the mentality of... read more
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ALTON - Tempers flared, but no one was harmed during a rally held Saturday morning at Lincoln-Douglas Square.
The rally was organized by two local pastors, Danny Holliday and Ralph Blake under the umbrella group, “Citizens for Child Safety.” The purpose of th... read more