October 2, 2015
The City of Sesser is saying a lot these days in just a few words — only four words to be exact.
September 16, 2015
The board adopted the final Fiscal Year 2016 budget, which was provided in tentative form at the August board meeting. A public hearing on the budget was held at 6 p.m., prior to the regular board meeting. There were no comments from the public.
College costs and student debt burdens are on the rise. The cost effectiveness of all post secondary education is being scrutinized. President Obama’s plan for free community college is a politically tempting, fiscally irresponsible overreaction to that scrutiny and the tsunami of concerns regarding the cost and value of higher education.
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.
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CARTERVILLE – John A. Logan College baseball coaches Jerry Halstead and Kyle Surprenant will host a fall showcase for high school players from the region on Saturday, Oct. 10 at the college’s baseball facility.
INA, Ill. – Details are being finalized for Rend Lake College’s second Warrior Fest on the Ina campus, set to return from 9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 19. Similar to last year, the event will feature many different children’s activities, a car show, a flea market, scholarship opportunities, and much more.
September 9, 2015
CARBONDALE, Ill. – The Southern Illinois football program announced on Tuesday a special offer of $65 season tickets to the first 100 first-time buyers. Fans can buy online at SIUSalukis.com, in person at the SIU Ticket Office or by phone by calling 877-SALUKIS.
September 9, 2015
“As the Illinois High School Association’s football administrator, my inbox on Monday mornings in the fall is often filled with messages asking me to review calls or judgments made by officials during the course of that weekend’s contests.