Families and their furry friends will have a chance to celebrate the lifelong contributions of canine caregivers to cancer patients at the American Cancer Society Bark For Life event on Saturday, Oct. 29, at Carbondale Community High School. The celebration will include doggie and kid's activities...
Creepy critters and other fun with Mother Nature promise to make the eighth annual Haunted Hollow at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center a fun time for all ages. The family friendly event is planned from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 6 at Touch of Nature, which...
The Pulaski Pecan Bonanza is scheduled for Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Pulaski County Fairgrounds in Pulaski, and the organizers of the Pecan Bonanza Bake-off invite area cooks to make their best pecan dish and submit for judging. Dishes do not have to be original recipes, but must be made by the...
Following completion of community radio station WDBX's Phase One  “Power The Tower” solar initiative with the successful installation of 22 cutting-edge rooftop solar panels, Carbondale Chamber of Commerce will host a "Powering On" ceremony Thursday, Oct. 20 at 11 a.m. at 224 N. Washington Street...
Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau is planning to participate in the Great Central U.S. ShakeOut earthquake drill at 10:20 a.m. on Oct. 19. The drills offers the university a way to prepare faculty, staff and students to survive and recover from earthquakes. The drill is...
Haystack maze: Tydell Gathright and Wayne Peach rode tricycles through the haystack maze.
The Egyptian Elementary School Fall Festival took place at the school in Tamms on Thursday, Oct. 6. The festival featured games, food, face painting, bouncy houses and a petting zoo for kids. Photos by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
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.


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