The 92nd Annual Corn Days celebration gets underway this Friday and Saturday, October 11th and 12th, in downtown Carmi. Katelyne Wolff and Luke Sailer were guests on Monday’s open line to talk about some of the events that will take place at this year’s... Read More.
With enough enthusiasm to excite a sleepy, well fed Kiwanian, Tracy Orr, the Coordinator of the high school CEO Program, was the speaker for the Thursday noon luncheon at the Carmi Kiwanis Club on August... Read More.
BOND BRINGS HOME SILVER FROM VEGAS SHOOT HARRISBURG, Ill. (Feb. 20, 2019) -- Southeastern Illinois College’s Eli Bond of Galatia and Isaiah Conkle of Cave-In-Rock traveled to Las Vegas Feb. 8-10 to compete in the annual Vegas Shoot. Both students competed in the Bowhunter division. Bond... Read More.
The opening weekend of the Du Quoin State Fair promises to offer something for everybody. The Du Quoin State Fair is proud to announce the addition of Blackberry Smoke to its summer grandstand concert series. The southern country-rock band will perform on Saturday, August... Read More.
Fire helps maintain healthy oak forests, according to scientists who study native plants, birds and other wildlife. That’s why Shawnee National Forest uses fire as a tool to restore Southern Illinois forests. “Fire rejuvenates the forest. It increases nutrient availability, favors some plants over others,... Read More.
Mt. Vernon will be buzzing with thousands of visitors passing through to witness the solar eclipse. Hotels are booked and businesses are preparing for the influx of visitors. With extra traffic through our region, Totality Fest provides several events for visitors and residents... Read More.
Changes that would be made by Gov. Bruce Rauner through an amendatory veto of Senate Bill 1, an education funding reform bill, would result in nearly twice the amount of new funding for schools in State Sen. Dale Righter’s (R-Mattoon) 55th Senate District.
It’s been a year of homecomings for Rend Lake College athletics as three of the college’s programs have seen former players come in to take up head coaching responsibilities with their former squads. Now, with the retirement of RLC Women’s Golf Coach and Professor... Read More.
Over 600 local grade school children flocked to the Rend Lake College Children's Health Fair last Friday to learn about their bodies and staying healthy. A total of 640 students participated in activities in RLC's James "Hummer" Waugh Gymnasium throughout the day, including the... Read More.
Officials with the Illinois State Police (ISP) announce that the 2016 Thanksgiving holiday travel period experienced the lowest fatality rate since 2011. The Thanksgiving holiday travel period begins the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and concludes at midnight on the Sunday after Thanksgiving. The below chart... Read More.