alert top story Photos: From the archives | Tornado rips through Southern Illinois Dec 14, 2021 Dec 14, 2021 Updated Dec 15, 2021 0 On May 29, 1982 a tornado came through Southern Illinois, hurting nearly 200 people. Here's a look back at the damage from the archives. This is the front page of The Southern Illinoisan from May 30, 1982. A tornado ripped through the region the day before, killing 13 people and injuring more than 200. The tornado touches down near Williamson County Airport on May 29, 1982. The Southern File Photo Rescue workers sift through the rubble at the Shawnee Apartments on the west side of Marion on May 29, 1982. Workers were looking for a reported four missing. The Southern File Photo A Shawnee Apartment Complex survivor looks through the ruins of his apartment for anything salvageable after a tornado hit May 29, 1982. The Southern File Photo People look through the rubble of a home in Energy ruined by the tornado that hit May 29, 1982. The Southern File Photo An aerial photo shows the damage done to the Town and Country Shopping Center on the west side of Marion after a tornado ripped through the region on May 29, 1982. The Southern File Photo The May 29, 1982, tornado also hit Conant, a Perry County community about five miles southwest of Pinckneyville. The twister tore through this home, dumping a car into the basement. The Southern File Photo An aerial photo shows Reynolds Market and a building burning in Carterville after a tornado rolled through the region on May 29, 1982. The Southern File Photo 0 Comments Tags Reissue Tornadoes In The United States Tornado Local - History Williamson County Airport Energy Marion Perry County Southern Illinois Related to this collection Healthcare Watch now: Rural Health Summit looks at development of Southern Illinois children during the pandemic Updated Oct 23, 2021 The Illinois Rural Health Summit Planning Committee hosted its fifth webinar to look at Rural Children’s Growth and Development during the pandemic. SIU Watch now: Here's the winning Saluki Pitch Competition entry Updated Oct 26, 2021 SIU student entrepreneur Zavi Constant won with his 90-second pitch for “Crowd,” a funding app he is developing. Faith and Values Watch now: How a Carbondale group is raising funds for Afghan evacuees Updated Oct 27, 2021 Illinois is expected to accept 860 Afghan evacuees. Education Watch now: Lack of COVID test kits hamper Southern Illinois community colleges Updated Oct 28, 2021 As area community colleges begin mandated testing of students for COVID-19 supply chain issues and short supplies of test kits is raising concerns and delays. Government and Politics Carbondale mayor's State of the City highlights infrastructure, businesses and more Updated Jan 19, 2022 CARBONDALE ― At the State of the City address on Tuesday, Mayor Mike Henry announced significant infrastructure updates and 17 new businesses … Local News 'Nothing but devastation': Marion pastor describes Mayfield tornado aftermath Updated Jan 20, 2022 Jason Thrash, a pastor at Cornerstone Church in Marion describes tornado damage in Western Kentucky as "nothing but devastation."