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.
Police arrested Arius Williams, 23, of Carbondale and charged him with aggravated arson and damage to property, according to a news release by Sgt. David Kemp at about 1:25 a.m. Tuesday morning.
The bus service will on run two routes in the summer and then combine East and West routes in the fall
“Anytime you play a Florida team opening weekend and you come out 3-0,” said SIU head coach Ken Henderson, “That’s a hell of an accomplishment.”
Lonestar closed its doors on Jan. 20, according to a sign on its doors. However, the property is along the busiest corridor in Carbondale and has great visibility from the road, something that major national companies like to see when choosing a new location.
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.