The 99th annual Pinckneyville Mardi Gras event is scheduled for Thursday through Saturday, but the prize of the event is the 2021 Mardi Gras Parade.
An anti-LGBTQ flyer recently circulated the halls of Anna-Jonesboro Community High School — with a poll attached asking students if they are comfortable allowing LGBT students to use the restroom with them.
A lawsuit brought forth by the Carterville School District to stop the Village of Cambria from creating a TIF district has come to an end.
PINCKNEYVILLE — George Culley knows something about feeding the hungry – he’s been doing it for nearly 25 years at Least of the Brethren Food Pantry.
Cassandra Coffey, a volunteer, said part of the goal is to destigmatize drug use so people struggling with addiction aren't ashamed to seek out help.
The 2021 grandstand generated over $413,000 in revenue, the highest in 20 years.
CARTERVILLE — Cora Siebert has seen the struggle of friends who have loved ones dealing with Alzheimer’s Disease or another form of dementia.
The 2022 fair will be the 100th anniversary of Du Quoin State Fair.
Scott Kinley has been amazed at the welcome he’s gotten since taking over the position of executive director of Herrin Chamber of Commerce in late June.
William Lo is bringing business experience and a love for his hometown to his new position as executive director of Carbondale Chamber of Commerce.
The airport is the third busiest in the state, just behind Chicago’s O’Hare and Midway airports.
The Eurma C. Hayes Center received a $25,000 State Farm Neighborhood Assist Grant to help with renovations at the center.
Praise The Lard returned to Murphysboro this past week, where almost 100 teams competed in Barbeque related competition.
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CARBONDALE — Ali Shahidy, a first year Ph.D. student studying brain and cognitive sciences at SIU, is raising money to bring his family to the U.S.
MARION — After being delayed more than a year, Veterans Honor Flight of Southern Illinois’ seventh flight will take veterans to Washington D.C. to visit service memorials.
Special Olympics Region K is selling ducks for its annual Ducky Derby Dash, which will be Oct. 3 at Walker’s Bluff, near Carterville.
Final preparations are underway for the 2021 Praise the Lard Murphysboro Barbecue Cook Off.
The Carbondale Park District Board on Monday night discussed changes to its COVID-19 protocols, namely a vaccine mandate for employees.
The Murphysboro Apple Festival is will celebrate its 70th year when the festival officially opens at 5:15 p.m. Wednesday
The City of Du Quoin has lifted the boil water order for the 300 and 400 blocks of West North St.
HARRISBURG — The City of Harrisburg has issued a boil order for all residents in the following areas: South Main Street from Church to Lincoln streets, West South Street from Main to Jackson streets, Skaggs State from Poplar to Church streets and East Church Street from West of Bike Path to …
PINCKNEYVILLE — A boil water order is now in effect for all Pinckneyville water customers until further notice.
HARRISBURG — The city of Harrisburg has issued a boil order for the following areas: Lillie Street from Land to Feazel streets and Land Street from Lillie Street to North half a block.