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Craig Massey had four hits but his team had just seven total Wednesday night as the Southern Illinois Miners lost to Florence, 8-1, at an... [Read More]
One person has been taken to the hospital after a car collided with an Amtrak train at Route 51 and Helms Road, just north of... [Read More]
Sonja Irene "Sucky" Cowsert, 80, died Wednesday, May 31, 2017, in Rosiclare Healthcare and Rehab. [Read More]
John C. Wasson, 83, of Tampa, Florida, formerly of Harrisburg, passed away March 10, 2017. [Read More]
A Carterville woman whose car was crushed by a southbound Amtrak train Wednesday afternoon miraculously suffered only nonlife-threatening injuries, authorities said. [Read More]
A Michigan woman is dead after a three-vehicle accident on Interstate 57 that resulted in the road's closure for most of Friday. Carol Jean... [Read More]
Three-year veteran of force released from hospital Tuesday The hunt continues for the assailant who shot a Carbondale police officer Sunday.As of late Tuesday,... [Read More]
Illinois Department of Transportation officials have announced upcoming lane reductions in Franklin County. Beginning Sunday, a contractor is resurfacing the northbound lanes, between mile... [Read More]
City officials have located a used fire truck in Texas which may meet the city's need for a new aerial apparatus. "We have found... [Read More]
A single vehicle wreck on Interstate 57 led to the death of a Tennessee woman. Francine Canerdy, 57, from Adamsville, Tenn., was killed Monday,... [Read More]
Benton Fire Chief Shane Cockrum expressed the department's immediate need for an aerial truck as a matter preparedness for a major fire. Mayor Fred... [Read More]
A $14 million loan agreement with the city of Benton and the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency was approved by the Benton City Council on Monday... [Read More]
The typical motorist driving south on Interstate 57 through Williamson County can expect some travel delays for the next year, if not longer. The... [Read More]
Rick Garbo, 69, of West Frankfort passed away Friday July 8, 2016 in West Frankfort. He was born in West Frankfort, IL, on November... [Read More]
Rick Garbo, 69, of West Frankfort passed away Friday July 8, 2016 in West Frankfort. He was born in West Frankfort, IL, on November... [Read More]
Slightly fewer workers in agencies under Gov. Bruce Rauner collected $100,000 or more in 2015 than a year earlier, according to figures provided by Comptroller... [Read More]
BENTON- A measure to bring safer conditions to coal mines in Illinois was signed into law Friday. The legislation, Senate Bill 2813, was an... [Read More]
Benton and West City celebrate with the Miners... [Read More]
Serving just over eight months, the city's zoning administrator and code enforcement officer has resigned. Chris Flener submitted his resignation to city officials on... [Read More]
Community spirit and hometown pride filled the air, as the 2016 Rend Lake Water Festival parade serpentined across West Main, around the square, and out... [Read More]