The Southern - Breaking


What happened to Khashoggi? Key moments in the disappearance — and suspected gruesome slaying — of the Washington Post columnist

A timeline of the events surrounding the disappearance — and alleged gruesome slaying — of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. Read more

subscribe now!

Here's what's going on this SIUC's Homecoming this week

CARBONDALE — Locals, students and alumni are invited to enjoy a full calendar of homecoming activities this week on the Southern Illinois U… Read more

Boil order lifted in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG — The boil order has been lifted for the 500 block of North Granger Street. Read more

8 arrested, $50,000 and 17 pounds of meth seized in multi-state drug bust

Eight people have been arrested and $50,000 and more than 17 pounds of meth have been seized by authorities in a drug bust that spanned the… Read more

Murdale Water District issues boil order

CARBONDALE — Murdale Water District has issued a boil water order for customers from 9231 to 9784 Old Illinois 13. Read more

A big day for endorsements for 12th District candidates

EAST ST. LOUIS — At disparate parts of the district, candidates for Illinois’ 12th District got glowing endorsements to try to further mobi… Read more


Reverse mortgages: Too good to be true?

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


Southern Illinois people no longer have to clean their gutters

Skip gutter cleaning this summer.