“This win is going to affect the team for the next few years,” said SIU WR Israel Lamprakes after SIU's 44-34 comeback victory over Western Illinois University at Saluki Stadium Saturday. “The next few years, everything is changing (for the program). It’s happening. It’s a blessing. It’s a beautiful thing.”
Paul Schimpf, a retired marine and current Waterloo attorney is now set to take a seat in the Illinois Senate after defeating Carbondale Attorney Sheila Simon Tuesday night.
Schimpf will assume the seat being vacated by retiring Senator David Luechtefeld in January. He won the race by obtaining 42,839 votes for 62.7 percent, while Simon received 25,451 votes for 37.3 percent, with 183 of 232 precincts reporting.
The Illinois Youth Center in Murphysboro may get a second shot at life following an announcement Friday by Gov. Bruce Rauner.
A Mt. Vernon woman has been identified as the body police found in late August after responding to a fire on the city’s east side.
Thomas Maine, 91, of Carbondale has been inducted into the International Masters Swimming Hall of Fame.
The city council voiced its sudden displeasure Tuesday with a proposed welcome sign for the city’s east side.
Glenn Poshard is returning to public office yet again.
Police continue to investigate the circumstances that led to a body being found last week near a heavily traveled commercial area.
A Murphysboro man sustained major injuries after the motorcycle he was driving collided with a golf cart Tuesday morning.
Carbondale leaders weighed in Tuesday night on a proposed ordinance that would allow officials to better combat so-called “chronic nuisance houses” that regularly violate local laws governing noise, alcohol, burning, parking and more.
Students returning for a new semester at SIU were welcomed with not one, but two shooting incidents at the conclusion of the first week of classes.