Recognizing the seismic risk in Illinois and the need for residents to be prepared for a major earthquake, Gov. Bruce Rauner has declared Oct. 20 as Great ShakeOut Day in the state. The goal of the Great ShakeOut Day is to encourage people throughout Illinois to participate in an international...
The Anna Police Department would like to ask the public for help identifying the two pictured subjects, who are suspected in a theft. Any help would be appreciated. Please contact Detective Watkins at 618-833-8571, extension 1503.
The Anna Police Department would is asking the public for help identifying the pictured subject, who is suspected in a theft. Any help would be appreciated. Contact Detective Watkins at 618-833-8571, extension 1503.
Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
The Dongola School Marching Demons band participated in Dongola’s ColorFest parade. The parade was Saturday, Oct. 8.
Illinois registered voters are divided over whether they would like to leave the state or stay, according to the latest poll from Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute. Specifically, the poll found that 47 percent say they would like to move and 51 percent...
The fourth annual Pulaski Pecan Bonanza is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Pulaski County Fairgrounds in Pulaski. Organizers said that the day will be “All About Pecans.” The day will be full of everything pecan: games, contests, bingo, food, cookbooks and more. The day starts...
The Illinois Department of Public Health, IDPH, announced on Oct. 7 type “AA” and “A” violations of the Nursing Home Care Act recorded during the third quarter of 2016.   An “AA” violation is cited when there is a condition or occurrence at the facility that proximately caused a resident’s death...
The Shawnee Chapter of Illinois Audubon Society will be leading a bird watching field trip in Fort Massac on Sunday, Oct. 16.  Because of the Encampment, participants should meet at the Belgrade Road back entrance at the bike trail at 8 a.m.  Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. There is no...
For 10 years, Town Square Market in Carbondale has been Southern Illinois’ only non-GMO, natural food grocery store.  To celebrate, TSM has 10 days of special sales and promotions that started Oct. 6, and will culminate in its 10th Anniversary Gala Open House on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 3...
The River-to-River Trail Society has announced its second guided hike of the fall 2016 hiking season, on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Wildcat Bluff, Little Black Slough and Boss Island.  Meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Vienna City Park, located at 302 East Vine Street.   This hike will be of moderate difficulty...


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