Dalton Brown

JERSEYVILLE - Ivy + Blush, a women’s boutique at 116 N. State St. in Jerseyville, is celebrating its first year in business this weekend with giveaways, cookies, and lots of new clothing arrivals. The store’s first-anniversary celebration will be held this Friday, June 3, from 11 a.m.-6...
CARROLLTON - The 168th annual Greene County Agricultural Fair kicked off Tuesday and continues into this weekend with a lineup of exciting events, carnival rides and more. Last night , the Miss Greene County Fair 2022 Queens were crowned as Miss Kennedy Ruyle, Junior Miss Kenna Brannan and Little...
ALTON - Olive Oil Marketplace will celebrate 10 years in business with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at 4:30 p.m. on Friday, June 3, and offer several product samples from vendors and in-store sales on both June 3 and 4 at their 108 W. 3rd St. location in Alton. Olive Oil Marketplace is co-owned by...
JERSEYVILLE - A new Scooter’s Coffee location is coming to Jerseyville at 602 S. State St., the site of the former Pizza Hut building. A spokesperson with Scooter’s Coffee said its expected completion date is sometime this July. Approximately 15 job opportunities will be available...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - In a bipartisan letter to President Joe Biden, both of Illinois’ U.S. Senators - Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) - joined several other senators from across the country and political aisle to ask Biden to expedite the addition of Sweden and Finland into the...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - While the U.S. continues to struggle with a shortage of baby formula , Senate Democrats have introduced a bill which aims to give the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) greater authority and more tools to prevent future shortages. U.S. Senator Bob Casey (D-PA) joined U.S....
EAST ALTON - Amoriah Gray, the 7-year-old author of “Amoriah’s Magic Afro Puffs,” will be signing copies of her book at Eastwood Elementary School in East Alton on Tuesday, May 31 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Angela Gray, Amoriah’s mother, said she hopes for a big turnout...
BETHALTO - A new Scooter’s Coffee location is coming to Bethalto. Peter Gariepy, who co-owns the Bethalto location with his wife Karishma, said he hopes for construction to be complete in mid-July. The Bethalto Scooter’s location will be built on the former site of the Amoco gas statio...
ALTON/GODFREY - Ford J. Green, 90, died at 9:36 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, 2022, at Cedarhurst of Bethalto. Margaret Freer, who served with him for many years on the Village of Godfrey’s Parks and Recreation Department Board and helped with his program All God’s Children Shall Have Shoes, said...
WASHINGTON, D.C. - Senate Majority Whip Dick Durbin (D-IL) spoke on the Senate floor yesterday about the future of Roe v. Wade following the leak of a draft majority opinion on the Supreme Court case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. “It appears that in a matter of weeks,...