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Carrier Mills Star Students and Top Cats
Carrier Mills-Stonefort Grade School announces its Star Students and Top Cats for the week of April 16.
Submitted by Carrier Mills- Stonefort Grade School
Apr 20, 2018 1:00 AM
Arrgggh, matey: SIC's annual Kid's Fair is pirate-themed
Southeastern Illinois College held its annual Kid's Fair in Deaton Gymnasium on April 17.
Submitted By Southeastern Illinois College
Apr 20, 2018 1:00 AM
'It's a beautiful day': Thursday marks 90th anniversary of the hanging of notorious Charlie Birger
Whether he actually called it "a beautiful day" or commented it was "a beautiful world" (accounts vary), April 19, 1928 would mark the last day that local gangster legend Charlie Birger would live to see.
BY HOLLY KEE
Apr 18, 2018 1:41 PM
Elizabeth Woodworth: We love our dogs ... but would you throw yours a birthday party?
Between now and the first of May, most dandelions go to seed along the 40th Parallel. They seem to be the one spring bloomer that is not affected by the cold snaps. The Eastern tent caterpillars have beginning to weave webs on flowering fruit trees. On the 20th the moon reaches a powerful perigee, increasing the likelihood of storms and frosts with the cold front that arrives. However, the second major tornado period of April begins now, lasting in most years until April 27. Aphid infestations move north from the Deep South into fields and gardens (Countryside).
Apr 18, 2018 12:51 PM
'Limb-different' youths can join All Sports Summer Camp, July 18-22
The NubAbility All-Sports Summer Camp in Du Quoin will be held the week of July 18-22. This particular camp is designed for limb-different youths ages 4-17.
Du Quoin Call staff report
Apr 18, 2018 12:01 PM
David Otten: How seriously do you take your promise to God?
What does pledging an oath mean to an adult? If your oath is to Jesus, take it seriously.
By David Otten
Apr 18, 2018 11:57 AM
Heart and sole: Harrisburg woman runs her first Boston Marathon
When Abbey Reeves decided to go for a run back in 2011, she didn't imagine it would lead to Monday's Boston Marathon.
By Travis DeNeal
Apr 18, 2018 11:41 AM
Country Friends finalizes plans for 100th anniversary celebration
The Country Friends HEA is getting ready for its 100th anniversary party, on April 28.
Submitted by Country Friends Home Extension
Apr 18, 2018 11:26 AM
Gallatin County student among winners of organ/tissue donor poster contest
Gallatin County High School senior Elizabeth Martin is one of four winners statewide in an organ/tissue donor poster contest sponsored by Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White.
Submitted by Secretary of State Jesse White
Apr 17, 2018 12:31 PM
Marion VA 5K brings attention to suicide prevention
An overnight dusting of snow and temperatures around 28 degrees didn't stop about 30 runners from competing a 5K run at the Marion VA Medical Center on Saturday morning.
BY HOLLY KEE
Apr 11, 2018 12:33 PM
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