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At the heights of the Depression in the 30s, some old-timers predicted Marion would become a ghost town. But as historian Sam Lattuca explains, the... [Read More]
The preschool program caring for 600 Williamson County children could close if it doesn't get what it is owed from the state of Illinois by... [Read More]
The Marion Carnegie Library opened a 20-year-old time capsule on Tuesday, and its contents surprised guests who didn't realize how much had changed in two... [Read More]
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Nearly 150 Jeep enthusiasts gathered Saturday at Black Diamond Harley Davidson in Marion for the "618 Jeeps Go Topless" fundraiser. [Read More]
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A crowd of veterans and their families gathered Monday morning at Rose Hill Cemetery in Marion, to remember our veterans, as well as those heroes... [Read More]
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Kindergarten through fifth-grade students were awarded certificates last week at Jefferson Elementary School in Marion. [Read More]
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Members of the Marion Garden Club were busy recently planting flowers and spreading mulch at the entrance to the Williamson County Fairgrounds in preparation for... [Read More]
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Members of the Marion Garden Club were busy recently planting flowers and spreading mulch at the entrance to the Williamson County Fairgrounds in preparation for... [Read More]
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Too little for the big HerrinFesta 2017 parade? Never fear, the annual Kids, Bikes and Pets parade served up its own fun on Friday. [Read More]
Cheryl Ranchino Trench, well-known newspaper columnist, won Saturday's Bigga Nose contest at herrinFesta Italiana. [Read More]
A retired John A. Logan College English professor, Harris Mosley, has written a 64-page, five-act play based on the Prodigal Son parable. [Read More]
A retired U.S. Air Force lieutenant colonel has returned to southern Illinois to lead the Procurement Technical Assistance Center at John A. Logan College, which... [Read More]
Residents of southern Illinois have plenty of opportunity to pay their respects this Memorial Day weekend. Here are all the ceremonies and concerts you can... [Read More]
Shirley Kendrick began playing the piano for services at Johnston City's First United Methodist Church out of necessity. She will officially retire on May... [Read More]
A local jeep enthusiast group raises funds for scholarships and underprivileged children. [Read More]
Alissa Mitchell got on base the worst way possible but scored the only run of the game as the Marion High School softball team won... [Read More]
Marion's stay at the first two-class IHSA boys state tennis tournament was a short one... [Read More]
The Washington Wild Things completed a series sweep of the Southern Illinois Miners with a 7-3 win Thursday night at Wild Things Park... [Read More]
Nearly 250 gallons of used motor oil that made its way into West End Creek was the result of a spigot left open accidentally, Marion... [Read More]
Marion High School students Will Ziehm, 18, Nick Kucharski, 17, and Emily Kucharski, 15, joined Coach Mark Wallace and other members of the Robotics Club... [Read More]
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