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.
The man accused of possessing Carbondale Police Chief Jody O’Guinn’s stolen handgun prior to its use in a September 2011 homicide will spend six years in prison after pleading guilty to the crime Jan. 25.
The new website for Carbondale Elementary School District 95 will be unveiled at the February meeting, board members heard Thursday, Jan. 26. The new website is to have several bells and whistles to help usher in the school's image into the twenty-first century.
The John A. Logan College Board of Trustees voted unanimously Jan. 24 to hold tuition at the current rate of $92 per credit hour for the next school year. The board reached its decision despite delinquent payments from the state.
Yes, readers, Valentines Day doesn’t occur for two more weeks, but the real origins of the celebration may be apropos to the fall from grace last weekend for SIU men’s basketball.
WSIU Public Broadcasting and the Carbondale Public Library will partner to launch Community Cinema, a series of free film screenings scheduled for the last Saturday of every month at 2:30 p.m., from January through May 2012.
The Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale will play host to its annual Oscars Night beginning at 6 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23 at the Copper Dragon Brewing Company, 700 E. Grand Ave. Tickets are $35 per person or $280 per table.
Gov. Pat Quinn last week signed legislation aimed at helping law enforcement officials stop meth production throughout the state. Senate Bill 73 makes permanent a pilot program initially created to electronically track pseudoephedrine purchases that could be used in the manufacturing of methamphetamine.
When she returned to her job at Carbondale Community High School after teaching children in poor, rural Kenyan schools, assistant principal Mandy McKee said she knew she had to do more for children who are not guaranteed an education past the eighth grade.
Christian H. Moe of Carbondale, an emeritus faculty member of the SIU Department of Theater, has been chosen as a recipient of the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival Region III Golden Medallion award for lifetime achievement in theater.
Court appearances for two men charged in connection with Police Chief Jody O’Guinn’s stolen handgun and its subsequent use in a September 2011 murder have been delayed until later this month.