Alton Memorial to open medical building in Bethalto

Alton Memorial Hospital and BJC Medical Group announced today they are expanding their presence in Madison County with a new medical office building that will soon be under construction in Bethalto. The building, scheduled to open in March, 2019, will replace the Family Physicians of Bethalto office and will be located on the south side…

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Mother-daughter duo open law firm in Edwardsville

Family law attorney Kathleen Buckley is teaming up with her daughter, attorney Bridget Buckley, to form what they say is Madison County’s first mother-daughter law firm. Buckley & Buckley Law will open at 216 N. Main St. in Edwardsville on Sept. 1. Kathleen Buckley has practiced law at that location for 20 years and is…

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Officials celebrate development project on East St. Louis riverfront

Public and private stakeholders gathered Thursday to celebrate the transformation of a key section of the East St. Louis Riverfront into a magnet for additional industry and jobs. A ceremonial snip of the ribbon marked the completion of the $7 million River Bridge District Project that came in on time and more than $1 million…

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Caritas Family Solutions marks addition of Fontebella Maternity Home

The O’Fallon-Shiloh Chamber of Commerce recently joined Caritas Family Solutions for a ribbon-cutting ceremony and merger celebration at Fontebella Maternity Home, located on Hartman Lane in O’Fallon. Fontebella Maternity Home, a non-profit agency providing shelter and support for pregnant mothers in need, first opened in 2010 at its current location. Fontebella merged with Caritas Family…

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Twice the Ice aims to cool variety of customers in Collinsville

Members of the Collinsville Chamber of Commerce and Mayor John Miller this week helped owner Joe Horstmann celebrate the opening of his business, Twice the Ice. Just in time for Labor Day weekend, customers can pull into the lot, located at 1840 Vandalia St. in Collinsville, and get bag and bulk ice as well as…

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Retail building sold in Collinsville

Fordbed Development Co., LLC sold a 2,788-square-foot retail building at 9497 Collinsville Road, Collinsville, to Travers Investment Group, LLC. BARBERMurphy Group represented both parties.

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Grey Eagle acquires southeast Missouri beer distributor

ST. LOUIS – Grey Eagle Distributors, the largest Anheuser-Busch wholesaler in Missouri and one of the largest in the Midwest, has acquired Soaring Eagle Distributing, which services St. Francois, Ste. Genevieve, Washington, Madison and Iron counties in southeastern Missouri. The acquisition adds an additional 600,000 cases of beer annually to Grey Eagle’s current distribution of…

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Edwardsville’s Contegra building Walgreens distribution facility

Construction is underway on an $82 million expansion of a Walgreens warehouse and distribution center in Perrysburg Township, Ohio, by Edwardsville-based Contegra Construction. A summer 2019 completion for the 380,000-square-foot expansion is forecast, and the project is expected to create 350 jobs. Contegra is tasked with building the addition without disrupting operations in the existing…

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Dickey honored with IU Distinguished Alumni Award

Keith W. Dickey has been presented the Indiana University School of Dental Medicine 2018 Distinguished Alumni Award. He is director of the Southern Illinois University School of Dental Medicine Continuing Education and Alumni Services. Dickey accepted the award in May during the Indiana Dental Association/IU School of Dentistry Alumni Weekend in French Lick, Ind. “I…

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