Nick and Molly Blew co-own Molly’s Pint. What began as a love for brewing beer in his kitchen 10 years ago eventually led to the dream of Molly’s Pint, which became a reality.
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.
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.