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Analysis: Inside the full Banterra Center contract for SIU Carbondale

CARBONDALE — Visitors to the Southern Illinois University Carbondale campus will soon be seeing a lot more of Banterra Bank, and not just a… Read more

Opinion | Rich Miller: Where was Stratton during legislative session?

"We are so proud of what we've been able to accomplish this first legislative session of ours," Lt. Gov. Juliana Stratton told a TV intervi… Read more

McFeatters: Trump's lies matter

It is an awful thing to call someone a liar. It breaks the social fabric. We expect that most people we know tell the truth. Saying they don’t — that in essence we don’t trust them — is an insult. Parents punish their children if they lie and warn them not to call anyone a liar. Read more

Voice of The Southern: IDNR should just say no to Pond Creek Mine wastewater request

No. Read more

As crews raze public housing complexes in Cairo, residents wonder if there will ever be justice

CAIRO — Seven months after the federal government ordered former Alexander County Housing Authority Director James Wilson to pay a $500,000… Read more

Carbondale to begin using metal detector before City Council meetings

CARBONDALE — City officials last year made upgrades to security at the Civic Center in response to the 10-year anniversary of a City Hall s… Read more

Street Machine Nationals returns to Du Quoin on rainy weekend

DU QUOIN — The 36th annual Street Machine Nationals lit up the historic Du Quoin State Fairgrounds for the seventh consecutive year this we… Read more

Birth Announcements

ALVAREZ, Alexis, a son, Sunday, June 9, 2019, Memorial Hospital of Carbondale. ARMSTRONG, Jennifer and Nicholas, a son, Friday, June 14, 20… Read more

1 dead, trees down after severe storms blow through Southern Illinois

Severe storms and rain caused a death in Pulaski County, injured another, and left trees and power lines down around the region. Read more


Social Seen: Go Red for Women Pursonality Auction

On Thursday, Feb. 28, advocates in our community gathered at Walker’s Bluff Legends restaurant to raise funds to support awareness, researc… Read more

Social Seen: STAT Heart Round Table 2019

The Prairie Heart Institute 2019 STAT Heart Round Table was held on Feb. 27 at Garden Grove Event Center in Carbondale. The annual event fe… Read more