DU QUOIN — At lunchtime, you can’t go wrong with Baked on Division.
According to The Southern’s archives, Truman and his family arrived in Carbondale on Sept. 30, 1948, and addressed an estimated 4,000 people at Shryock Auditorium at SIU. Irma Duncan was there and took photos.
DU QUOIN — For some vendors, the Du Quoin State Fair is about more than carnivals and funnel cakes. They are using the fair to raise money.
The legend of the Big Muddy Monster will be memorialized as a wooden sculpture.
The Du Quoin State Fair turning 100 has people talking about past fairs, and everyone seems to have at least one fair memory.
DU QUOIN — Monday afternoon, employees of North American Midway Entertainment worked diligently to prepare for the carnival’s opening at 5 p.m. They cleaned rides, wet the rock walkway to keep the dust down and set up the game booths.
DU QUOIN — Governor J.B. Pritzker cut the ribbon to welcome the centennial anniversary of the Du Quoin State Fair on Friday.
DU QUOIN — In a little less than a week, the Du Quoin State Fair will celebrate the opening of its 100th fair.
On Friday, the city of Du Quoin is providing two events from children and families to celebrate the end of summer vacation.
To celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Du Quoin State Fair, Illinois Department of Agriculture (IDOA) has announced it will increase purse money by $100,000 for four harness races during the fair.
DU QUOIN — Shoppers took a chance Tuesday evening at the new Du Quoin State Fairgrounds Farmers Market’s inaugural event. The market will run from 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday evenings through Nov. 1, except a few weeks before and during the Du Quoin State Fair.
Entertainment for the 2022 Du Quoin State Fair will include six acts from country to hip hop to comedy in the Grandstand, along with harness racing, ARCA and USAC races.
NubAbility® Athletics Foundation announced Tuesday that the non-profit will host its second Rudolph Run on Dec. 18 as a fundraiser for the organization.
The 2021 grandstand generated over $413,000 in revenue, the highest in 20 years.
The 2022 fair will be the 100th anniversary of Du Quoin State Fair.
The City of Du Quoin has lifted the boil water order for the 300 and 400 blocks of West North St.
DU QUOIN — City of Du Quoin waterworks and sewerage system superintendent Chris Lacy has issued a boil order for portions of the City of Du Quoin water system effective immediately until such order is lifted. The users of the City of Du Quoin water system affected are S. Madison from Grantwa…
DU QUOIN — The boil water order has been lifted for Wells Street from Main to Park streets, Howard Street from Park to Reed streets, McLean Street from Howard to West streets and Park Street from Linden to West streets.
DU QUOIN — The City of Du Quoin waterworks and sewerage system superintendent Chris Lacy has issued a boil order for the following areas in the City of Du Quoin water system: Wells St from Main to Park, Howard St from Park to Reed, McLean St from Howard to West, and Park St from Linden to West.
DU QUOIN — City of Du Quoin waterworks and sewerage system superintendent Chris Lacy has lifted the boil order for Cole Street from Line to Leonard streets including all of Strucks Subdivision.
DU QUOIN — City of Du Quoin waterworks and sewerage system Superintendent Chris Lacy has issued a boil water order for a portion of the City of Du Quoin water system effective immediately until such order is lifted. The users of the City of Du Quoin water system affected are W. Main from Map…
DU QUOIN — The boil water order has been lifted for customers west of Old Du Quoin Road on New or Old Illinois 14 to U.S. 51, also including Blacksop, Sweetgum and Beech roads.
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DU QUOIN — City of Du Quoin Waterworks and Sewerage Superintendent Chris Lacy has lifted the boil order for west of Old Du Quoin Road on New or Old Illinois 14 to U.S. 51, including Blacksop, Sweetgum and Beech Rd.
DUQUOIN — A boil water order has been issued for customers west of Old Du Quoin Road on New or Old Illinois 14 to U.S. 51, also included is Blacksop Street and Sweetgum and Beech roads.
A man who officials allege was involved in a house fire and shooting incident in Du Quoin early Wednesday morning has been charged with three counts of attempted murder, the Illinois State Police said in a news release.
DU QUOIN — The City of Du Quoin has lifted the boil water order for the 300 and 400 blocks of East Park Street.
DU QUOIN — Frederic Chopin’s “Nocturne in E-flat major, (Op. 9, No. 2)” for piano ends with a warm final chord that melts beautifully and almost imperceptibly into silence.
The City of Du Quoin has issued a boil order effective immediately for the 300 block of E Franklin St. due to repair work being done on the lines.
DU QUOIN — Josh Gross grew up in Pinckneyville and lives in Du Quoin.
Du Quoin High School was recognized as an Illinois Democracy School last year. As part of that initiative, students and staff raise funds each year to support a worthwhile cause.