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.
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.
For the ninth consecutive season, the Giant City School girls basketball squad has won a SIJHSAA regional basketball championship. The Giants entered the Region 2 tournament as the top seed and received a bye in the first round.
The CCHS boys bowling team split a pair of matches last week, prevailing over Mt. Vernon Jan. 10 but falling two days later to Salem. The CCHS girls fell in both contests. Against Mt. Vernon, Carbondale’s boys won 2685-2674, while the girls lost 2012-2656.
Residents of Carbondale and the surrounding area now are eligible for discounted prices on prescription drugs thanks to a new program unveiled this week by Carbondale leaders.
Unfortunately, if I didn’t report the bad news in this laborious season of Terrier hoops, I’d probably be out of a job. Carbondale’s mistake-prone youngsters lost two more games: one more South Seven contest and one out-of-conference clunker in a shootout.
With the mid-year transfer signing period ending this weekend, it appears that FBS and JUCO transfers football players have not (to my knowledge) been beating down the doors at the SIU Arena. “To my knowledge” may be a key phrase.
The Carbondale Elks Lodge, located at 220 W. Jackson St., will play host to a pair of charitable fundraisers this month. The first, set for 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, will be a pig roast to benefit the Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale. Tickets to the event are $10 a plate.
A pair of annual events will present a local opportunity to remember the legacy of a man who had a dream. Martin Luther King Jr. is memorialized in Southern Illinois every January, and the Carbondale Civic Center once again will host the Southern Illinois Unity Celebration Sunday, Jan. 15. Among the highlights of the Unity Celebration are the annual presentation of the Spirit of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Service Award.
Twenty-four students from Carbondale Community High School have earned awards for art and photography and will have their work displayed beginning this week in the Performance Hall of the Mitchell Museum at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts in Mt. Vernon.