Maryville Community Library will reopen on July 6, 2020

The Maryville Community Library will reopen on July 6, 2020 with some modifications to the services we offer. Hours will be Monday – Thursday 10a.m. to 6 p.m. and Friday and Saturday from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. Masks are required for all staff and patrons. Occupancy will be limited to promote social distancing. All in-person programs and events…

Edwardsville’s Leon Corlew Splash Pad Opens July 2

The City of Edwardsville Parks and Recreation District is opening the Leon Corlew Splash Pad at 337 S. Main St. starting tomorrow, July 2nd by online reservations. Registration is online only for 40 people at a time (including babies) for 80 minute time slots. Staff will have time between to sanitize the grounds. The splash…

Free COVID-19 Testing Available On Tuesday July 7 In Glen Carbon

Mobile community-based COVID-19 testing will be available on Tuesday, July 7 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the lower-level parking lot at Glen Carbon Village Hall, 151 North Main Street. This is a walk-up, not drive-through testing site. This is free and open to the public – adults and children over 6 months old.…

FBI Undercover Operation Leads To Federal Charges For 14 People Attempting To Meet Minors For Sex

Fairview Heights – U.S. Attorney Steven D. Weinhoeft and FBI Special Agent in Charge Sean M. Cox announced today that 14 people have been federally charged for attempting to engage in sexual activity with minors. The cases are the result of an FBI led operation involving multiple federal and state law enforcement agencies that targeted…

Collinsville Aqua Park Opens June 27

Collinsville’s Parks and Recreation Department announces the official opening at half capacity of their renovated Aqua Park on Saturday, June 27, at 11 a.m. for season ticket holders and noon for the general public. The park will close each day at 7 p.m. During Phase 3, the park has only been open for private and…

Village Resumes Some Activities As Phase 4 Begins

The Village of Glen Carbon has moved into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois Plan. It has announced that the following village facilities will re-open and that these activities will resume: • Village Hall. Will re-open on Monday, June 29 at 8 a.m.  Social distancing measures have been put in place to ensure the safety of  employees and visitors.…

Madison County to start holding meetings in-person again in July

EDWARDSVILLE — Madison County will hold in-person meetings again starting next month. “Starting in July, our plan is to host our committee and board meetings in person again,” Chairman Kurt Prenzler said. “If we are asking employees to return to work then those elected by the people should also return.” The Judiciary Committee is scheduled to…

Swip Takes Over Kahok Baseball

By Mark Jurgena This afternoon (June 25th) Brett Swip was named the new head baseball coach at Collinsville High School at a meeting of the Collinsville Board of Education. Swip has served as the head softball coach at Collinsville for the past four seasons. The Collinsville native has been in coaching for the past 22…

Gov. Pritzker Announces All Regions Ready to Move to Phase 4 on June 26

Today, Governor JB Pritzker announced that every region of the state meets the health benchmarks to advance into Phase 4 of the Restore Illinois plan. Ahead of the transition tomorrow, Gov. Pritzker announced several new efforts to build on the state’s robust response to COVID-19 and help keep Illinoisans safe.   “We’ve seen what’s happened in…

Madison County Employment and Training To Reopen Offices To Public July 1

WOOD RIVER — Madison County Employment and Training is set to reopen its offices by appointment next week. “Starting July 1, our office will start seeing people again in person,” Director of Employment and Training Tony Fuhrmann said. “All precautions are being taken to ensure the health and safety of the public and our staff.”…

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