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An Elkville family is collecting shoes to fund the adoption of their fourth child, a Chinese boy with hemophilia

ELKVILLE — Most Americans have shoes they no longer wear hiding in a corner of their closet or somewhere in their homes. Maybe the t… Read more

Transportation available for honor flight celebration

MARION — Everyone is invited to join the Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois welcome home celebration for Flight 2, from 8 to… Read more

'Johnny Appleseed' trees to mark Illinois bicentennial

The Illinois State Historical Society is offering all 102 counties a tree that descends from an original "Johnny Appleseed" tree as … Read more

First African-American woman elected Cook County State's Attorney says SIU laid the foundation for her success

CARBONDALE — Kimberly Foxx, the first African-American woman to lead the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office, said Southern Illino… Read more

Anna City Council to discuss installing park security system

ANNA — Over the past few years, the city of Anna has spent about $1 million for renovations and other improvements in its 50-acre An… Read more