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I live the tradition of a community thanksgiving service. The local ministers here immediately picked me, as the new person, to give the sermon at... [Read More]
Tags: Crowley - Sunday - Luke
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A version of this story about "Champions" first appeared in the Foreign Language Issue of TheWrap's Oscar magazine. Javier Fesser's film "Champions," a huge... [Read More]
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David Arquette suffered a gruesome injury during a wrestling "death match" in Los Angeles Friday night that resulted in him leaving the ring as blood... [Read More]
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A version of this story on "Dogman" first appeared in the Foreign Language Issue of TheWrap's Oscar magazine. Marcello Fonte won the best-actor award... [Read More]
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Who is Kristy T. from Alton, who has apparently mastered the Laffy Taffy-style groaner? The image above was recently posted to Facebook by Katie... [Read More]
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Lincoln-Douglas Square is once again bright with holiday cheer. The 24th annual tree lighting took place Friday night, complete with appearances by Santa and... [Read More]
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Well, this ought to liven up the conversation at the Conways' dinner table at Thanksgiving this year. George Conway, the wife of White House... [Read More]
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While a one-and-done at the IHSA State Swim Meet wasn't the Edwardsville High girls swim team hoped for, Tigers coach Christian Rhoten said Friday's prelims... [Read More]
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Civic Memorial Eagles girls basketball welcomes back a couple of proven producers in juniors Kourtland Tyus and Anna Hall. But it is a deep... [Read More]
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The season ended on Friday for the Edwardsville girls' swim team in the prelims of the state meet at Evanston Township High School. The... [Read More]
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If you live in the St. Louis metro area, you've likely seen a military jet or helicopter flying overhead. And more likely than not, that... [Read More]
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This story about "The Other Side of the Wind" first appeared in the Race Begins issue of TheWrap's Oscar magazine. Peter Bogdanovich was at... [Read More]
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It may not seem like much to many people, but a free turkey for Thanksgiving makes a big difference for others. On Friday, Edwardsville-based... [Read More]
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2018-19 WIVC Volleyball All-Conference First Team Bella Powell, Routt Catholic Hailey Driscoll, Greenfield-Northwestern Lauren Sellars, West Central Makenna Baptist,... [Read More]
Tags: WIVC - Routt - Catholic
Bluff City Grill is teaming up with The Boys & Girls Club of Alton to brighten the holidays. The restaurant will host a Winter... [Read More]
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The historic Hotel Stratford building in downtown Alton is the latest long-empty property purchased by attorney and philanthropist John Simmons. He closed on... [Read More]
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Most of the Alton area received over six inches of snow this week, the third measurable snow in the Riverbend in eight days. While it... [Read More]
Tags: Alton - November - Snow
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It was a traditional screen on which the Carlinville Cavaliers viewed game video of the Monticello Sages. But it could have been a mirror.... [Read More]
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After a 2017-18 season that didn't live up to expectations, the Metro-East Lutheran boys' basketball team is aiming for more consistency and more victories in... [Read More]
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Picketers rallied outside a Chicago Target store this week, protesting the retail giant's decision to close two stores on the city's South Side. That's... [Read More]
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