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.
The Carbondale Convention and Tourism Bureau will formally sever its ties with Jackson County this summer, eliminating about $12,000 in annual county-supplied funding that had been part of the bureau’s yearly operating budget.
After reading the most recent article by Geoff Ritter regarding the Carbondale Convention and Tourism Bureau expanding its board, I just have to comment. It seems that Debbie Moore is desperate to hold on to her position as director of the bureau. And why wouldn't she be? Where else is she going to find a job making a hefty salary and benefits while not having to work very hard?
State Police are awaiting test results that will “turn on the lights” regarding the March shooting death of Molly Young, and those results could determine whether the case moves forward as a suicide or homicide investigation. Some potential evidence, however, will never be part of the investigation after Carbondale Police, who were first to respond to the March 24 scene, allowed Young’s on-and-off boyfriend — both a resident of the apartment and a telecommunicator for the Carbondale Police Department — to wash his hands and change his clothing before State Police arrived.
Facing the possible replacement of more than half of its voting board by Mayor Joel Fritzler and the City Council as early as next week, the Carbondale Convention and Tourism Bureau took the unexpected step Monday of nearly doubling its board size, effectively minimizing the impact the city has on the embattled tourism agency.
The Carbondale Times will begin publication next week of a second weekly newspaper — a product intended both to grow on the paper’s past successes and present a new venue for information affecting Carbondale and the surrounding communities.
Police say State Rep. Mike Bost’s Carbondale office received a suspicious envelope Tuesday morning, although the substance inside was found later not to be a hazard. Carbondale Police say they responded at about 10:45 a.m. Tuesday to Bost’s office.
A bracket-style competition between downtown Carbondale eateries dubbed “Carbondale Main Street Madness” will allow participating restaurants to advance through customers’ online votes, and the competition will last through March 26.
The City of Carbondale has received the Distinguished Budget Presentation Award for its current Fiscal Year 2012 Budget from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA). This is the 19th consecutive year and the 25th year overall that Carbondale's budget has been recognized.
Republican primary voters in Southern Illinois favor former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum over former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney 29 percent to 21 percent, according to a poll released last week by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute at SIU.
Students in Carbondale, Murphysboro and other neighboring towns will have the opportunity to explore North America in a big way — with one of the world’s largest maps of the continent.