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4 charged with burglarizing East Alton storage trailer

EDWARDSVILLE - Four people were charged Tuesday with burglarizing a storage trailer in East Alton. Donald J. Frymire, 40, Steven L. Russell, 41 and Emily R. Delancey, 21, all of the same address in South Roxana, and Jodie E. Savage, 45, of an unknown address in East Alton, were all charged May 17 with burglary, all Class 2 felonies.
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Downtown Gillespie buzzing Saturday with run, car show, Corvettes

Downtown Gillespie was buzzing on Saturday, May 14 thanks to an effort by Grow Gillespie and the Central Illinois Corvette Club. Beautiful weather allowed the day’s festivities to go off without a problem starting with an 5k walk and run. The spring chicken-themed 3.1 mile walk and run took place throughout town starting near the Illinois Coal Museum in Gillespie and Giving Garden.

Dylan Dudley named Alton boys basketball coach

GODFREY - Dylan Dudley has been named the new head coach of the Alton High boys basketball team. “We had some excellent candidates and Coach Dudley clearly stood out from the rest of the candidates with his extensive background in high school and collegiate coaching. He brings to the table a wealth of experience.”

'Like I never was out': CM's Christeson makes return on Senior Night

BETHALTO - Claire Christeson's Senior Night was as emotional as the yearly affairs get. Probably more emotional than most. The Civic Memorial senior soccer player made not only one of her final appearances on the field for the Eagles, she made her first of the season. After nearly a year of rehabbing following knee surgery for a torn ACL, Christeson made her way to the field. She was in the starting lineup Tuesday for CM's 5-1 win over Jersey in a semifinal game of the CM Class 2A Regional Tournament at the Bethalto Sports Complex.

Benld Council accepts sewer project bid

Members of the Benld City Council voted unanimously Monday night to award a $619,347 contract for a long-awaited sewer improvement project to Haier Plumbing and Heating, Inc., Okawville. Jesse Maynard, an engineer with HMG Engineering, said Haier provided the lowest of five bids received from potential contractors. Bids were opened...

Adams wins 2022 Golden Leaf Award

GODFREY - The Godfrey Women's Club recently presented the 2022 Golden Leaf Award to Scott Adams.  Adams has been in the professional real estate business since 1975 through: H. Adams Development Co. President. Responsibilities include overall management of commercial rental properties and land developments.  Adams was Co-Chairman of the Grafton, Illinois Flood Relief Committee during the Great Flood of 1993, working with city, county, state and federal officials and agencies to raise over $20 million in public and private funding to rebuild the infrastructure of the City of Grafton to prepare for the regrowth and expansion of residential, commercial and recreational facilities in Grafton.

Group plans for beautification of James H. Killion Park

ALTON, Ill. – Family, friends, and neighbors will celebrate a veteran with the beautification of James H. Killion Park in Alton, Illinois. Killion’s son wrote A Black Soldier’s Letter Home. He shares a bit from his father’s life. Rosetta Brown is an alderwoman in Alton’s 4th...

Alton hires Dylan Dudley as new boys basketball coach

Alton High School has announced the hiring of Dylan Dudley as the new Redbirds Boys Basketball Head Coach. Coach Dudley is a graduate of Sullivan (IL) High School as well as Illinois College in Jacksonville. He played basketball collegiately before moving on to the coaching ranks at the college level. He previously has served as a men's basketball assistant coach at.

Jerseyville plans ribbon cutting for fitness park

JERSEYVILLE — A ribbon cutting and dedication ceremony us set for 5 p.m. May 24 at the city's new Fitness Court in Jerseyville's Lions Club Park. City officials and representatives of the National Fitness Campaign (NFC) will celebrate the construction of the recreational facility at the corner of North Jefferson and East Spruce streets. The free facility features seven training zones as well as a supporting mobile app called "Fitness Court" available for both iOS and Android phones with what is described as a "coach-in-your-pocket" style platform adaptable for all fitness levels.