Randy Manning

ALTON - It was a festive atmosphere on the opening day of Flock, a bar/food truck park located at the corner of Ridge Street and Landmarks in Alton. The business opened at 11 a.m. on Thursday. Sean Garner, Karen Jockisch, and Diane Dubbe were early customers and they each reported a positive...
These photos may be purchased for personal use at: https://www.randymanning.com/Alton-Farmers-and-Artisans-Market ALTON - The Alton Farmers' & Artisans' Market kicked off with an outstanding start on Saturday in the Downtown Alton Historic District. The market is organized by Alton Main...
Gallery photos may be purchased for personal use at: https://www.randymanning.com/Kentucky-Derby-at-Macs ALTON - As expected, Mac's Derby Day Party on Saturday attracted thousands of race fans to 315 Belle St. in Alton on Saturday. Rich Strike was the Derby surprise winner. The Block Part...
GODFREY - The Village of Godfrey hosted their annual "Touch a Truck" Day on Wednesday which included plenty of smiles, pictures, and lots (and lots!) of "horn honking". Chris Logan, Director of Parks and Recreation for the Village of Godfrey, said "Lots of local businesses and organizations...
ALTON - Two vehicles crashed at Ninth and Piasa in Alton on Monday morning. Alton Fire Department Batallion Chief Jeff Knipp said the call for the crash came in at 7:25 a.m. Monday. He said there were no reported injuries in the accident. One of the vehicles, a white pickup truck was turned upside...
WOOD RIVER - A mother and her daughter were seriously hurt in an East Alton shooting on January 22, 2022. The story of the two, their survival and recovery is extraordinary. The mother wished only to be called Maria B. because the case is still pending in Madison County Court. She said the situation...
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Photos from this article, (or gallery), may be purchased (for personal use) at: https://www.randymanning.com/Track-Meet-East-Alton-Wood-River WOOD RIVER - Roxana's boys and girls had a big day capturing first in the East Alton-Wood River Relays this past Thursday. Roxana, Marquette Catholic,...
ALTON - JCPenney celebrated 120 years in business with discounts, a new ad campaign, and a new JCPenney-inspired character on Friday. The JCPenney store within the Alton Square Mall joined in on the festivities with a big birthday party from noon to 2 p.m. on Thursday. The event featured live...
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