The updated three-show subscription series now includes “Into the Woods,” June 16-18 and 23-25, “Sister Act,” July 7-9 and 14-16, sponsored by SIH Medical Group, and “Singin’ in the Rain,” July 27-30, co-presented by Carbondale Community Arts and MSP. These performances are in the McLeod Theater on the SIU campus.
A Carbondale Police Department staffer said to be under investigation in the wake of Chief Jody O’Guinn’s personal gun turning up as a murder weapon asked his superiors multiple times last year if he indeed was under investigation, only to get few details and conflicting answers, newly obtained documents show.
Capping more than two years of discussions, the City Council Tuesday evening gave its stamp of approval to an ordinance allowing Carbondale residents to keep chickens within the city limits.
In last Friday’s 70-55 loss to Marion, Wildcats starter Juju Kizeart again rained revenge on his former teammates. Kizeart played for the Terriers two years ago but transferred last year to Marion. The 6-foot guard seems to always get up for the Dawgs.
The Illinois Department of Veterans’ Affairs (IDVA) will reopen its part-time Veterans Service Office located on the campus of SIU. The office was closed last September after the amount of travel money appropriated for all VSO offices was reduced in the FY12 budget.
Carbondale police are seeking public assistance in locating two juveniles reported missing last weekend. Police say Paige Allen, 16, and Donna Garcia, 15, were last seen shortly after 9 p.m. Feb. 5 at a residence in the 1000 block of East Park Street.
The city of Carbondale has received a grant in the amount of $107,444 through the Illinois Safe Routes to School Program to upgrade pedestrian areas surrounding Thomas School and Carbondale Middle School.
A small handful of national retailers are planning to open up shop on Carbondale’s east side in the coming months, beginning with this weekend’s opening of home furnishings store Kirkland’s.
A Carbondale man faces charges of aggravated battery and resisting a peace officer after he allegedly battered a female and threatened her with a handgun late Sunday night.
A local tourism bureau targeted by some critics as ineffective and adversarial now faces the possibility of significant funding cuts from both the Carbondale and Jackson County governments.
Spring semester enrollment at SIU stands at 18,442, indicating a loss of more than 1,000 over the 10-day enrollment numbers released at the beginning of the last semester.