MURPHYSBORO — The Murphysboro wrestling team won the annual Jackson County Braggin’ Rights Showdown with Carbondale by a forfeit 39-33 on Wednesday night at Memorial Gymnasium.
CARTERVILLE — Admittedly, softball is her best sport. She is a hard-hitting corner infielder, but make no mistake about it … Carterville's Amayah Doyle is most certainly a difference maker in basketball, as well.
First-year Loyola coach Drew Valentine said Tuesday night after his team’s 59-47 win over SIU that the experience of coaching against former Ramblers assistant and long-time friend Bryan Mullins “sucked.”
Work by James Arthur Design Co., a Marion branding and graphic design firm, is being showcased as some of the best logo designs from around the world.
Loneliness and a lack of support were the two main concerts cited by single fathers Jon Conyers and Mike DePalma. To combat this and to offer hope to other dads, they are working to create a community of single fathers in southern Illinois to support one another.
The state has struggled to reach its nutrient reduction goals.
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It was a day of sadness here in Grand Tower, that Aug. 22, 1949, when they buried Harry "Cap" Hines in Walker Hill Cemetery.
The formula for succeeding in the world of entertainment includes having talent, looking the part and, especially, having a memorable name. Unusual stage and band names can help make an artist unforgettable.
Take a look at a readers selected list of Southern Illinois restaurants that may no longer be in business, but are dearly missed.
Top 10 Billboard American Roots Artist Grant Maloy Smith and Kevin Lucas have released a new video of “Cahokia Mounds,” a song Lucas wrote in 2007.
Three southern Illinoisans will face criminal charges for poaching a buck, bobcat and turkey on private land and other violations following an investigation by the Illinois Conservation Police, according to a release from the state.
A team of students from Southern Illinois University Carbondale is among the finalists in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Solar District Cup Collegiate Design Competition.
"I regret to say the USFS is back with devastating plans. The triple threat plan includes tax-payer funded commercial logging of the last left-standing public Shawnee Forest habitat, massive burn projects, and widespread poison herbicide applications."
No matter what you call them — Generation Y, Millennials or even Generation Z — Southern Illinoisans born since 1980 are stepping up, taking a leading role as entrepreneurs, civic volunteers and business leaders.
Centralia's boys basketball team scored a 41-28 win over Marion in their first South Seven Conference matchup of the season Tuesday night at Cuss Wilson Gymnasium.
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MARION — Davin Tabor scored 18 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Centralia's boys basketball team to a 41-28 win over Marion in their first South Seven Conference matchup of the season Tuesday night at Cuss Wilson Gymnasium.
CHICAGO — Two long scoring droughts plus a late run by Loyola senior Lucas Williamson led to an SIU loss in its last visit to Gentile Arena.
CARBONDALE — History isn’t always dramatic, but it has a way of making the routine momentous.
Shawna Moore, the owner of Moore Than Coffee, started her business just six months prior to the initial COVID-19 shutdown that would put many out of business. After bonding with her dad over coffee for years Moore fought to not let her dream be toppled by the pandemic.
Last year we told you of Steve Falcone, the Carbondale retiree who'd been writing one short poem per day to help his friends and social media followers survive the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, those poems have been collected into a book.
Temperatures will be bad enough, but factor in the wind and it will feel even worse. Chief Meteorologist Matt Holiner tells us how cold it's going to get across Central and Southern Illinois.
Turn the clock back to when coal mining was at its peak in Southern Illinois and revisit what life was like then.
From rental rustic cabins to barges and tugboats, discover more of what makes our region unique in the latest installment of "The Southern Illinois 100."
Sparrows are more than nondescript brown seed stealers, the species brings diversity of color and sound to winter feeders. Check out these sparrow calls to help identify which is visiting your feeder.
Check out the local tales of strange, spooky and unexplained happenings in Southern Illinois.
In a statewide poll as part of Illinois' past bicentennial celebration, a few Southern Illinois sites were named in Illinois' top 10 scenic spots. Here are the places voters chose.
In 2016, The Southern's photographers picked their favorite photos that illustrated daily life in Southern Illinois. How does it compare to life here 6 years later?
Read through the obituaries published today in The Southern Illinoisan.
Browse through the latest employment postings on https://thesouthern.com/jobs and find your next career.
Homeowners will be able to apply for a grant of up to $30,000.
At least 200 Missouri residents cross the Mississippi River each day to work in Illinois government facilities where they can make a significantly larger paycheck.
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The accolades keep coming for Lincoln High School's Neil Alexander.
Even though I love to catch fish, the experience of being in the boat is just as important. I have fond memories of each boat purchase and that's led to a good overall experience of owning them.
UIC announced Wednesday it will become the Missouri Valley Conference's 12th member on July 1. UIC's head basketball coach is former Illinois State associate head coach Luke Yaklich.
"Relentless." "A terrific teacher." The "it factor." Those who have coached with and played for Chicago Bears coaching candidate Matt Eberflus rave about his potential.
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