August 12, 2016
For several decades Sesser-Valier school colors have been maroon and white and in recent year the color black has been added. However, as students get set to return to class next week following summer vacation local residents can expect to see a healthy splash of lime green added to those very familiar school colors.
August 7, 2016
In the words of 93-year-old Goebel Patton, “it’s a story that needed to be told.”
During the next few days kindergarteners across the nation — the Class of 2018 — will head off to school for the very first time.
When House Speaker Michael Madigan accidentally triggered a patronage scandal at the Metra commuter rail agency, it was the result of two extraordinary events.
CHICAGO — Lawmakers questioned Illinois child welfare officials Tuesday about an increase in the number of children reported to have died of neglect or abuse in the state, though agency officials argued the number partly reflected a change in the way neglect cases are counted.
BENTON — Ruby “Monzelle” (Harkey) Woodfin of Bolivar, Missouri, formerly of Benton, passed away peacefully Sunday morning, Aug. 21, 2016, holding her loving husband’s hand while surrounded by her children.
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CARTERVILLE – Three members of the John A. Logan College softball team have been recognized for their accomplishments this spring.
INA, Ill. – Four Rend Lake College Baseball players are being honored for a season well-done with nominations to the Great Rivers Athletic Conference (GRAC) All-Conference team and NJCAA (National Junior College Athletic Association) All-Region XXIV Defensive Team. Outfielder Nathan Williams (Kevil, Ky.), first baseman Ostin Clark (Camden, Ind.), and catcher Aiden McMahan (Wolf Lake) […]
May 12, 2016
CARBONDALE — All those long rebounds just got tougher to get past SIU’s men’s basketball team Sunday.
May 12, 2016
CARBONDALE — The SIU Coaches Caravan makes its second stop of a four-date tour of the region Tuesday night in Harrisburg.