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The Poshard Foundation sponsors training in effects of adverse childhood experiences

CARTERVILLE — More than 130 professionals who work with children attended training in the physical … Read more


Carterville's Crown Brew Coffee featured in this year's Illinois Made

The director of Illinois Tourism said 2017 was a record-breaking year for tourism in Williamson County. Read more

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Salukis reduce radio network to 4 stations, but will retain coverage area in River Radio deal

CARBONDALE — For the first time in 10 years, Southern Illinois University Athletics is leaving With… Read more

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Jackson County Board votes to hire sheriff's deputies to staff rural schools

MURPHYSBORO — The Jackson County Board voted to allow the hire of two deputies to the Sheriff’s Off… Read more

State & Regional

Rauner signs laws to speed up Quincy vets' home construction

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner signed a law Tuesday to speed up reconstruction of the t… Read more


SIUC student asking Carbondale businesses to ditch plastic straws

CARBONDALE — A Keep Carbondale Beautiful intern has made it her mission to reduce plastic straw was… Read more


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Dear Abby: Widow returns to the dating pool and finds troubled waters

Dear Abby: I was widowed seven years ago. When my husband died, I thought it was the end of my suff… Read more


Frontier League Baseball | Miners' defense comes and goes in 11-1 blowout

MARION — The Southern Illinois Miners' defense came and went against Schaumburg Wednesday night at … Read more

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Jackson County passes resolution opposing property taxes; Republicans still push for ballot question

MURPHYSBORO — The Jackson County Board on Tuesday made a definitive statement opposing any potentia… Read more

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Transgender IDOC inmate again sues Department of Corrections, asking to move to women's prison

EAST ST. LOUIS — Strawberry (Deon) Hampton, the transgender woman who has sued multiple times the I… Read more


Concerned about the health of towboat workers, SIU professor works to bring change

CARBONDALE — The tugboat, towboat and barge industry is subtly, yet deeply, involved in the stabili… Read more


Police in search of escaped inmate in Pulaski County

One inmate is at large after escaping from Pulaski County Detention Center in Ullin. Read more



Today's celebrity chitchat

We know you want to know first! Southern Illinois people are buzzing about today's celebrity surpri… Read more


10 insights on today's news that will make you smarter tomorrow

Stay in the know! Browse through opinions and analysis on today's hottest topics. Read more


Entertainment Events

Hedman Vineyards hosts contra dance

Hedman Vineyards is hosting a night of contra dancing with live music. Read more

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Molly's Pint and Murphysboro Unique Shops to host Tie Dye Festival

Molly’s Pint and the Muphysboro Unique Shops will host Tie Dye Festival Saturday. Read more

Boil Orders

Boil order issued in Harrisburg

HARRISBURG — A boil water order is in effect for the 1100, 1200, 1300 blocks of S. Roosevelt St. Read more

Boil Orders

Boil order in effect for all of Carterville

CARTERVILLE — Carterville Water Department has issued a boil water order for all Carterville water … Read more


Creal Springs man sentenced for meth charges

A Creal Springs man was sentenced Tuesday to nearly 20 years in prison on drug charges, according t… Read more


Taste | Old-Fashioned Peach Crisp

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