Molly Parker is general assignment and investigative projects reporter for The Southern Illinoisan.
A Marion man and his fiancée, who lives in the Philippines, have been forced to deal with months of agonizing delays in reuniting amid the COVID-19 pandemic and strict immigration and travel rulings made by the Trump administration in response.
Southern Illinois University is cutting its general operating fund budget about 6% — or about $10.4 million — to make up for declining revenue for the Carbondale campus this fiscal year.
New undergraduate students from Illinois with family incomes below $63,575 can attend Southern Illinois University tuition-free beginning fall 2021.
It’s near the beginning of pawpaw season in Southern Illinois — and also near the end.
Authorities are investigating the death of a 28-year-old inmate at Shawnee Correctional Center who was scheduled to be released on parole Friday.
Chancellor Austin Lane said the viability of the 50-plus-year-old program is as important now as it’s ever been.
A protector. The life of the party. A loving father. An eternal optimist. These are some of the Southern Illinoisans who have died from COVID-19.
Three Southern Illinois counties — Jackson, Williamson and Pulaski — are at a warning level for COVID-19 spread out of 30 statewide, according…
Beginning Monday, Southern Illinois Healthcare will offer twice-weekly COVID-19 testing on the Southern Illinois University campus.
The Shawnee Community College Board of Trustees selected Tim Taylor as the college’s next president during its meeting Tuesday night.