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JERSEYVILLE - Illini Middle School had a fire alarm early Friday where students had to go into their normal fire drill procedures, Principal Jason Brunaugh said in announcement to parents today.“A fire alarm at 9:22 a.m. sounded and students were put into the normal fire drill,” he said.... read more
JERSEYVILLE – A young Jersey Community High School girl - Hannah Loges - has captured an honor that puts her in an elite class of students nationwide.Loges has received a letter of commendation from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation.The 4,000 commended students throughout the nation are... read more
GODFREY – Prospective students are invited to learn more about becoming a Trailblazer and experience campus during Lewis and Clark Community College’s Discover Days.These events are held twice per year – once in the fall and once in the spring – when high schools are not in session... read more
CLAYTON, Mo. - Cedarhurst Living is expanding with a $25 million investment in three new senior living developments located in Columbia, IL, Jerseyville, IL and Carlinville, IL. All three locations, which are being developed by Dover Development and constructed by Brahms Construction, are scheduled t... read more
EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County State's Attorney Tom Gibbons announced the conviction of a 30-year-old Collinsville man for battering a 14-month-old child in 2016.The trial began with jury selection on Monday in the case against Steven A. Williams (d.o.b. 04/23/1987), who was charged with five counts... read more
ALTON - A rollover accident occurred in Alton at Homer Adams Parkway and Buckmaster just after 10 a.m. Friday.Alton Police and Fire Departments were quick to respond and Alton Police said the driver apparently swerved to avoid an accident, hit a pole and it resulted in a single-vehicle rollover crash.Police... read more
ALTON - Prepared to be "spoofed".......when Alton Little Theater brings the very wacky and wonderful adaptation of Hitchcock's movie "The 39 Steps" to the Showplace October 20th thru 29th.Directed by Lee Cox the Tony and Drama Desk-Award winning play features four actors (Howard Bell, Kurtis Leibel,... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - The fourth annual Edwardsville Art Fair kicks off this weekend with exhibits opening from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Friday, September 22, at City Park.Carolyn Tidball, Gallery Manager at the Edwardsville Arts Center, said that with over 100 artists the event has nearly doubled since the first... read more
EDWARDSVILLE - Southern Illinois University Edwardsville Chancellor Randy Pembrook presented his second annual State of the University Address to the campus community on Thursday, Sept. 21 with the theme of “Big Questions.” Pembrook highlighted the University’s many successes, motivated... read more
WOOD RIVER - This year marks the 90th Anniversary of East Alton-Wood River High School’s Coronation of the Harvest Queen. In recognition of this milestone, we are inviting all former Harvest Queens to participate in this year’s Coronation, which will be held September 30th at 7:30 pm in... read more

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