Wood River To Pursue TIF Extension

Article Courtesy Doug Jenkins – WBGZ Radio Wood River will soon begin the process of applying for a 12 year extension of its Business Park TIF District, officially known as TIF 2.  It could be a lengthy process to first apply for, and then wait for approval, so the city’s Director of Finance says getting the […]

A horse, of course – Equestrian fans unite

Article Courtesy The Telegraph BETHALTO — The St. Louis Regional Airport will set the scene for Horse A-fair, an equestrian event to benefit Illinois Equine Disaster Relief Fund and Trail Advocacy Fund of the Illinois Equine Foundation and Horsemen’s Council of Illinois. Running from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 7, the day will include […]

Youngsters take to the sky this weekend — Fly In, free flights highlight aviation

Article Courtesy By Jill Moon – jmoon@civitasmedia.com Aviation mechanic and pilot Paul Voorhees, owner of Big River Aviation, is one of the pilots that will give free flights to young visitors ages 8 through 17 this weekend a day after the annual Fly In when a multitude of different aircraft landat the St. Louis Regional Airport’s 21st annual Open […]

WWII TBM Avenger bomber to highlight Airport’s 21st Annual Fly In & Car Show

Article Courtesy by Dan Brannan, Content Director  BETHALTO – The TBM Avenger, a 40-foot bomber, from the Missouri Wing of the Commemorative Air Force (CAF) will be the highlight of this year’s 2015 Wings & Wheels Fly In and Car Show from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 26, at St. Louis Regional Airport. […]

Airport Manager Predicts Economic Growth

Article Courtesy By Doug Jenkins – WBGZ Radio The variety of transportation options in and around the region is one reason the manager of St. Louis Regional Airport in Bethalto thinks the area is ready to explode with new development.   The airport is located on Highway 111, just off Illinois 255. In a recent appearance […]