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.
Carbondale boys’ basketball freshman James Baltz launched his first three-point attempt of the season with three seconds left in this past Friday’s 67-66 win over the Cahokia Comanches. And, wouldn’t you know it, the ball went through the net.
The Varughese family will gather at SIU’s engineering department to announce the first “Pravin Varughese Memorial Scholarship.” Lovely Varughese said the scholarship is for $1,000 and will be given to a criminal justice student.
Democrats who run the Senate Education Committee told Rauner's education adviser Thursday that the Republican governor should draft legislation to reflect recommendations from a school funding report released last week. The adviser, Beth Purvis, countered that the plan should come from the Legislature.
Beautiful landscaping has transformed the Garden Grove Event Center at 1215 East Walnut, and earned it a Bright Spot Award from Keep Carbondale Beautiful.
The event included food samples from local restaurants and bakeries, a silent auction, raffle, and live auction.
A report of gunshots led to arrests of two Carbondale men. One for battery and the other for possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver.
With the opening of Traxx at 610 S. Illinois Ave., owner John Alexander has agreed to move out of the Sidetracks building by the end of May in order for the city to turn the property into a parking lot.
Currently, there are three 17-story, high-rise towers for residence halls. Aging infrastructure, outdated floor designs, resident density, and the negative impact on student recruitment are cited as reasons to replace the high-rise towers.
More than 500 postcards were sent to legislators Tuesday night to legislators expressing concern with current or future policies at Pagliali’s and Hangar 9.
The app – which the city is hopeful will be available at the end of March – will feature many tools and functions that will make finding information about the city, reporting problems, and staying connected with local events easier.