A fourth-quarter strip sack Saturday on SIU quarterback Matt DeSomer by Youngstown State defensive end Justus Reed at the 2:44 mark sealed the 28-20 victory at Saluki Stadium for the penguins.
A Carbondale man faces a preliminary hearing next month after he allegedly hit a woman with his car and left the scene. Police say they arrested Mohammed R. Almarri, 19, shortly after 2 a.m. Sept. 16.
The vice president of Carbondale Community High School’s school board has resigned. CCHS 165 Superintendent Stephen Murphy announced the resignation of Mike Durr during the Sept. 20 board meeting.
The Boys and Girls Club of Carbondale will play host to its annual haunted house from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Friday, Oct. 26 at the club, located at 250 N. Springer St.
The Marion Regional Humane Society will hold its 2012 Mega Raffle through Oct. 13. The raffle features a grand prize of $10,000 and a second-place prize of $3,000.
The American Red Cross and SIU will play host to their third-annual SIU Homecoming Blood Drive Wednesday, Oct. 10 at the SIU Student Center.
Keep Carbondale Beautiful and Green Earth will play host to a one-day tree and shrub sale from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Murdale Shopping Center in Carbondale.
A disaster preparedness program will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 4 at Marion Carnegie Library, located at 206 S. Market St. in Marion.
The closure last week of a boat factory in Benton serves as a grim reminder of the economic times and shares uncomfortable ties with Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney.
Jackson County Republican candidates booted from the ballot this summer after they used paper clips, not staples, to secure their nominating petitions will have their day in court next week — right on the eve of the deadline to certify the ballot for November’s election.
A Carbondale man has been sentenced to more than eight years in prison for possessing crack cocaine. Sammeyale O. Williams, 22, was sentenced last week in U.S. District Court to 97 months in prison and four years supervised release,