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Elvis birthday celebration to feature Ronnie McDowell, Amber Hayes
Two Nashville country artists are coming to Carbondale to celebrate the birthday of Elvis Presley in song.
Submitted by Cara Recine, spokeswoman for The Varsity
Jan 4, 2019 1:32 PM
Harrisburg gathers for annual Christmas tree lighting
A crowd of about 100 people gathered Tuesday evening at the Saline Creek Historical Village and Museum on Feazel Street in Harrisburg to witness the city's annual Christmas tree lighting.
By Travis DeNeal
Dec 7, 2018 1:00 AM
Blues Hall of Famer Michael Charles in Murphy on Dec. 7
Grammy-elected and Blues Hall of Fame Australian artist Michael Charles will take the stage Friday, Dec. 7 at Brews Brothers Taproom in Murphysboro.
Dec 5, 2018 1:27 PM
SIC brings musical 'Narnia' to life on stage
SALINE COUNTY -- Southeastern Illinois College's theater department welcomed the holiday season with "Narnia," a musical based on the C.S. Lewis novel "The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe," over the weekend. The musical follows the story of four siblings evacuated out of London during the Blitz, who discover an enchanted wardrobe leading to a fantasy world. The story, a Christian allegory, pits the lion Aslan against the evil White Witch, who holds the land in perennial winter.
By Travis DeNeal
Dec 5, 2018 12:44 PM
Harrisburg area Up & Coming
Today, Oct. 26 • Sidewalk Chalk Contest: 8 a.m.-2 p.m. at Harrisburg Middle School, 312 Bulldog Blvd., Harrisburg.
Oct 26, 2018 11:16 AM
Harrisburg Fourth of July: Fireworks and a salute to local veterans
Jul 5, 2018 10:43 AM
Saline County has a blast on the Fourth
Saline County turns out in force Wednesday night for Eldorado's annual Fourth festival, for Harrisburg's fireworks and a veterans appreciation ceremony and for the annual fireworks show in Equality.
Jul 5, 2018 10:24 AM
First Saline County spousal Vietnam War commemoration presented
HARRISBURG -- Michael Hillegas Chapter/NSDAR Regent Sharon Tanner and Veterans Chairman Shelia Albright met with Joh Ann Pyle on May 30 to present Pyle and her family with the Department of Defense Vietnam War Commemoration Certificate of Honor and a lapel pin. This certificate and lapel pin are provided by the United States of America Vietnam War Commemoration Certificate of Honor Program. It is for a deceased Vietnam veteran's surviving spouse at the time of death of a veteran who served on active duty in the United States Armed Forces at any time during the period from November 1, 1955 to May 5, 1975, regardless of location.
Submitted by Sharon Tanner, Michael Hillegas DAR regent
Jul 1, 2018 4:10 PM
Lord of the Jungle: 'Tarzan' musical on stage at Southeastern Illinois College
Junior Falcon Productions plans to bring a vine-swinging good time to audience members when "Tarzan: the Stage Musical" plays this weekend at Southeastern Illinois College's George T. Dennis Visual and Performing Arts Center.
By Travis DeNeal
Jul 1, 2018 4:07 PM
Phil Vassar, Love and Theft join fair's grandstand lineup
DU QUOIN -- Phil Vassar with Love and Theft will round out the Du Quoin State Fair grandstand by playing on Saturday, Sept. 1. "We're thrilled to have Phil Vassar close out the grandstand at the Du Quoin State Fair," says Assistant State Fair Manager, Tibretta Reiman. "This year features an eclectic lineup and Phil Vassar fits a perfect niche in the lineup."
Submitted by Rebecca Clark, Du Quoin State Fair
Jun 20, 2018 12:49 PM
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