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.
The anonymous committee that has done the most to articulate the grievances feeding the planned May 2 student strike on the SIU campus has its roots in Carbondale’s radical and philosophical counterculture.
From race and the economy to a simple sense of disconnect between neighbors, citizens have plenty of theories regarding what is driving a spate of violence in Carbondale.
Recent incidents of gun violence in Carbondale gave city officials much to discuss this week, with all agreeing the community needs to work together to find a solution.
One of the suspects in the Easter morning shooting incident that killed one and injured another has turned himself in to authorities and will make his first court appearance Monday.
City leaders tackled a brief agenda Tuesday evening that included expanding a shared economic enterprise zone.
A Carbondale man was sentenced to 65 years in prison last week for his role in an armed robbery in late 2014 at a local trailer park.
A Carterville man escaped remarkably uninjured after his pickup truck collided with a train just north of Carbondale.
Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Thursday evening just north of the SIU Communications Building.
A youth mentoring program first started 22 years ago will close as a result of the lack of a state budget.
Citizens of Carbondale now may operate golf carts on many city streets following action last week by city leaders.