High School Sports Set to Go Area coaches and student athletes have been looking forward to a more normal sports season….more normal than last year’s Covid schedules; and while there may be some changes before the season ends, locally a number of sports will kick... Read More.
BENTON – State Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced this week that his 2020 Summer Reading program has begun. Rep. Severin says this year’s summer reading program, like almost everything else, is a little different than previous years. “This year, students were not in school when... Read More.
89 bags of 25 shoes each…2,225 pairs of shoes left the Crossville High School Wednesday thanks to the efforts of Trish Pringle and her Relay for Life team, the Crossville Walk ‘n Rollers. Trish says her goal with the fundraiser was to find something that... Read More.
The 160th annual Posey County Fair gets underway in earnest this evening at the fairgrounds near New Harmony. Before folks can get down and dirty playing mud volleyball and pack the grandstands for Motocross, Tractor Pulls, and live music including Muscadine Bloodline, tradition calls... Read More.
Gov. Bruce Rauner today joined athletes and volunteers for the Special Olympics Illinois 50th Anniversary Kickoff celebrations at the Touch of Nature Environmental Center in Carbondale. “The Special Olympics has its roots in Illinois and is a major source of... Read More.
Congressman John Shimkus (R, Illinois-15) is once again asking constituents to participate in his annual “Valentines for Heroes” program. The congressman’s district offices will collect valentines for distribution throughout the region to veterans and those currently serving in the military. “Thousands of... Read More.
With the March Republican Primary rapidly approaching, State Representative David Reis (R-Ste. Marie) has kicked off his campaign for re-election as State Representative for the 109th Illinois House District. “It is an honor and privilege to serve as your voice in the... Read More.
Today, Gov. Bruce Rauner and leaders of the Illinois Bicentennial Commission officially kicked off the state’s yearlong 200th birthday celebration at Fifth Third Bank Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier. Illinois Bicentennial will pay tribute to the people, places, and things that are being... Read More.