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Southern Illinois Neighbors: Obituaries published today

Read through the obituaries published in today's edition of the The Southern Illinoisan. Read more

Hefferman: Salukis' Beane wins league title in Bulgaria

Todd Hefferman

Former Saluki basketball player Anthony Beane may have found his place in Europe, in between trying out for the NBA. Read more

Sports: Nature's enormity on display


Last Monday was a reality check. Read more

Voice of the Reader: Thank you for a successful food drive

To the Editor: Read more

WDBX hires local musician Marshall Anderson as new station manager

CARBONDALE — A new era at Carbondale’s community radio station is here with the arrival of a new station manager. Read more

Illinois 200 | Illinois rivers helped feed economic growth in state

Editor’s note: The weekly Illinois Bicentennial series is brought to you by the Illinois Associated Press Media Editors and Illinois Press … Read more

Even at its peak, SIU Carbondale suffered from inadequate support from the state

CARBONDALE — When Aaron Lisec first came to Southern Illinois University Carbondale as a graduate student in 1990, the campus was a differe… Read more

Column | Alee Quick: The Gateway to the West, revisited

My childhood in St. Louis was marked by countless school trips and visits with out-of-town relatives to the city’s best-known landmark, the… Read more

Birth Announcements

BENNETT, Susan, a daughter, Wednesday, April 11, 2018, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.  Read more


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

Important information residents of Southern Illinois need to know before they decide.


In-home care options for Southern Illinois people

Look at local, professional care & support options for a parent, spouse or family member who needs some extra help.


Photos: A warm, sunny spring day means snake sightings on the famous Snake Road 🐍

Snake Road, or LaRue Road, or Forest Service Road No. 345, closes twice a year to allow federally protected reptiles and amphibians to safe… Read more

Photos: SIU knocks off Missouri State to advance to MVC semifinal

Photos from SIU's 67-63 win over Missouri State on Friday, March 2, in the MVC Mens Basketball Tournament quarterfinal at the Scottrade Cen… Read more