If baseball really wants to shorten games, perhaps it should consider adopting other softball rules. Softball games, for example, are usually played in six innings, so reducing a baseball game from nine to six innings would, on average, shorten a baseball game by one hour and eliminate the need to stop serving beer after the seventh inning.
A program that allowed Carbondale Police officers to visit informally with students in the city’s elementary schools has been suspended.
A Carbondale man faces multiple charges after an incident Friday in which he allegedly injured two police officers.
The former director of the Carterville High School band will be sentenced later this year for using his cell phone to take inappropriate pictures of a teenage girl.
A proposal to loosen the residency requirements for top city employees is unlikely to go before the city council at next week’s meeting.
Finally, the city of Carbondale is searching in earnest for a new police chief.
The city’s Human Relations Commission is recommending the city place a moratorium on an initiative that allows police officers to visit at schools.
A Carbondale man is beginning a six-year prison sentence following his conviction last week for a home invasion that occurred four years ago.
Carbondale’s city manager should offer the position of police chief to Jeff Grubbs.
The wineries along the Shawnee Hills Wine Trail walked away big winners at the 2015 Illinois Wine Competition.
A Carterville man was sentenced to 15 years in prison last week for an automobile burglary in Murphysboro last year.