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Pizza Paradise: Explore the Top 3 Pizzas in Staunton
This article presents three exceptional pizzerias located in Staunton. Have you had a chance to sample their offerings? If so, we'd love to hear your thoughts! Please share your experiences in the comments section below.
Bethalto Man Faces Attempted Murder, Battery Charges After Stabbing Family Members
BETHALTO - A man from Bethalto charged with stabbing two of his family members in the neck is facing multiple felony counts of attempted murder and battery, according to Madison County court documents. Austin C. Ferrell, 21, of Bethalto, was charged with two counts of attempted first-degree murder (both Class...
Hillsboro, IL Residents: Your Future Dogs Best Friend Awaits!
Interested in adopting a pet — or just looking at some adorable pets near you up for adoption? There are dozens of endearing pets up for adoption at animal shelters in and around hillsboro..
Savor the Flavor: Top 3 Must-Visit Mexican Restaurants in Litchfield
This article presents an introduction to three Mexican restaurants located in Litchfield. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these yet? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below:
Bethalto police accuse man of striking officer
A Bethalto man who’s out of prison on parole for aggravated battery to a police officer could be headed back on a similar charge. Bethalto Police say they arrested 34-year-old Jeremy Calvert on Tuesday, February 20th after he allegedly struck a sergeant who was assisting DCFS with a child welfare check.
Man charged with cocaine trafficking in Madison County
MADISON COUNTY, Ill. (First Alert 4) -- A California man was charged Friday in Madison County after police allege he brought 13,000 grams of cocaine into Illinois. Richard J. Davis, 58, was charged with controlled substance trafficking and possession with the intent to deliver more than 900 grams of cocaine.
Alton pastor honored as "Living Legend"
An Alton pastor has been honored as a “Living Legend” for his contributions in the community. The Madison County Board made the announcement at its meeting Wednesday night. County Board member Michael “Doc” Holiday of Alton and Chairman Kurt Prenzler presented Bishop Gregory Harrison with the 10th annual Madison County Living Legend Community Service Award.
Bethalto Incident: Parent Combative With Police During Child Inquiry
BETHALTO - Bethalto Police Department announced today on Friday, Feb. 23, 2024, that on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024, officers assisted the Department of Children and Family Services with an investigation into a minor child in the 500 block of Mill Street. Sign in to hide this notification. Get The Latest...
Free weather spotter classes coming to area
The National Weather Service is once again offering free weather spotter training classes for the public in the new year. In-person classes for residents in the Big Z listening area will begin Monday in Carlinville, with another in Edwardsville on Wednesday. There will also be a virtual class available. Certified...
Man killed during standoff with police near Lewis Bridge, Clark Bridge was charged with same-day murder
ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. — The man killed during a police standoff near two bridges in the St. Louis area is the same man police believe killed a woman in Foristell on Thursday, the St. Charles County Police Department said. The man, identified as Clyde Young, of Godfrey, Illinois,...
Woody Resigns From Wood River Parks Director Post
WOOD RIVER - Jason Woody has officially resigned from his post as the director of the Wood River Parks and Recreation Department, submitting a letter of resignation which was read aloud at the City Council meeting earlier this week. City officials expressed their sadness to see Woody leave the department but wished him the best of luck in his future endeavors with the Village of Roxana.
Girls sectional roundup: Pleasant Plains weaves past Gillespie, Staunton falls to CSE
Here are the girls basketball sectional semifinal results around Springfield: On a mission: How Pleasant Plains boys basketball proved the doubters wrong with this junior guard Plain(s) good teammate: Pleasant Plains senior upholds reputation as consummate teammate across all sports For the love of the game: Why this Lutheran High junior is volunteering her time and energy as a basketball referee Giant recovery: Glenwood's Karley Hawkins goes from no steps to big steps as Titans' two-sport standout ...
PGA of America REACH Foundation awards $250,000 to Gillespie Golf Course
The PGA of America REACH Foundation has awarded the 2025 Places to Play Spectator Championship Legacy Grant to Gillespie Golf Course for renovations. Greensboro’s oldest municipal golf course opened in 1941 with a beautiful 18-hole layout designed by golf architect Perry Maxwell. “Maxwell is one of the most acclaimed golf architects of the 20th century whose work includes Southern Hills in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Old Town Club in Winston-Salem and a major renovation of Augusta National in 1937, home of the Masters Tournament,” a statement says.
Today the gas price is close to $3.39 in Palmyra as of 2024-02-25. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.262, a week ago the price is $3.279 , according to AAA.
Madison County Board takes stand on migrant bus drop-offs
The Madison County Board voted Wednesday night to tell state leaders that buses of migrants diverted from Chicago and other places in Illinois cannot be adequately-handled in the county. Despite hearing impassioned pleas from five public speakers asking them to turn down the resolution, members passed it by an 18-4...
HS girls’ basketball: Gillespie and Staunton bound for Beardstown sectional
At the start of the season, the Gillespie and Staunton high school girls’ basketball teams were both county contenders. In January, they were conference contenders. Now, they are postseason contenders in mid-February. For one Route 4 rival, sectionals are familiar territory. As for the other, it’s been little over...
Scouts and village team for summer camp
The local chapter of the Boy Scouts of America is working with the Village of Godfrey this summer to offer a new summer camp at Camp Warren Levis. While the village has a lot of activities at its other parks – Glazebrook in particular – Godfrey Park and Rec Director Chris Logan tells The Big Z this camp will offer a different take on the outdoors.
Cardinals Dominate Second Half to Advance to Sectional Championship
Pleasant Plains defeated Gillespie 51-37 to advance to the 2A Beardstown Sectional Championship. The Cardinals led by just three at one point in the third but they closed the quarter strong and played tough defense in the fourth for the double digit win. Anna Weber led all scorers with 18 points, followed by Bailey Leach with 12.
"This is a Lynching": Madison County Board Votes to Censure Kurt Prenzler
EDWARDSVILLE - Tensions were high at the Madison County Board meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 21, 2024, when the Board voted to publicly censure County Chairman Kurt Prenzler following allegations that he had been campaigning on county time and property. “This is a lynching with no due process” Prenzler said during...
🚧 Update: Reopened Eastbound Lanes on I-70/I-55 in Madison County, Illinois
The time displayed is local to the original X account in Illinois. Travelers on I-70/I-55 in Madison County can now expect smoother traffic as all eastbound lanes at mile marker 12.4 have been reopened. Previously, a semi-truck fire led to the closure of the right eastbound lane, potentially causing significant delays. However, the latest updates confirm traffic has resumed its normal flow following the incident. Commuters are advised to drive with caution as the area may still experience some residual disruption. Registrar for timely updates, as well as planning their trips with consideration for any further advisories.