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COVID-19 in Southern Illinois: Here are today's case numbers

A county-by-county look at lab-confirmed COVID-19 cases in Southern Illinois, updated daily. Read more

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Gary W. Moore: The kindness of us

I’ve written about this several times and in different ways. If I comment on “the beauty of God’s creation,” most will see visions of stunn… Read more

Voice of the Reader: A different reality

Letter to the Editor: Instead of the “new normal,” I suggest that we use the term a “different reality.” Read more

Voice of the Reader: Improve USPS

Letter to the Editor: I support the postal service as an important and much needed public institution. The postal service must rededicate itself to the common good, and become more responsive to the people of the United States. Read more

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School districts in southeast Illinois struggle with teacher, substitute shortages

Illinois is facing a statewide teacher shortage and school districts in the rural parts of the state have reported the most severe issues as a result, according to a new survey. Read more

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Southwest Illinois turns to substitutes amid growing teacher shortage

SPRINGFIELD — Hiring teachers is even more difficult in southwest Illinois school districts than it is in most of the rest of the state, ac… Read more

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Birth Announcements

ABBADUSKY, Katlyn and HOWARD, Eric, a daughter, Monday, Feb. 15, 2021, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale.  Read more

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Watch now: Survey shows Illinois teacher shortage worsening in most districts

A new survey of Illinois school districts shows most are continuing to have trouble filling open teaching positions with qualified teachers and even more are having difficulty hiring substitute teachers. Read more

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Watch now: Survey shows Illinois teacher shortage worsening in most districts

A new survey of Illinois school districts shows most are continuing to have trouble filling open teaching positions with qualified teachers and even more are having difficulty hiring substitute teachers. Read more

PHOTOS

The Southern's top sports photos of 2020

View photographer Byron Hetzler's favorite sports photos from the past year.  Read more

Did you know? These 26 celebrities went to SIU Carbondale.

Bob Odenkirk was featured in SIU Carbondale's virtual spring 2020 commencement. Did you know these other famous people went to SIUC? Read more

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