Friday May 10
Belleville News Democrat
Rain outs cost local dirt tracks thousands
The dirt surface was actually cleared for competition Friday, however the pit areas were still under water, forcing race promoter Don Hoener to cancel the track's sixth race, eight races into the current schedule.
Woman Sentenced in Sons Death
A South Roxana woman has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for her son's death.
Riverbend Election Summary
Former Police Chief Alan Winslow has been elected mayor of Bethalto. He succeeds four term incumbent Steve Bryant who chose not to run for another term.
Polls Open Today 6am to 7pm
The polls are open across Illinois and voters have until 7pm to cast a ballot. Today is a consolidated election when many residents will vote for a mayor or village president, city council and village board members, and members of school, library, sewer, and highway boards.
Search for Missing Men in Mississippi River Called Off
April 08--HARTFORD -- Officers on Monday afternoon suspended their search for two St.