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Sunday, June 24, 2018
Aisin Manufacturing in Marion recently hosted Gov. Bruce Rauner and the Japanese consul general for the Midwest during a tour of southern Illinois.
Pope County Community Unit School District No. 1 recently hosted members of the Illinois State Board of Education.
Rep. Dave Severin (R-Benton) will be setting up a satellite office in McLeansboro on Wednesday, Nov. 15. Severin said in a release his staff will be available from noon to 3 p.m. that day at the McCoy Memorial Library, 118 S. Washington St.
Area shoppers can earn a chance to win prizes by buying their gifts locally this holiday season in the “Shop Southern Illinois” program.
Holiday shoppers in Southern Illinois will have an extra incentive to do their gift-buying in the region this year.
A representative from an Indiana coal company recently donated equipment to help Southeastern Illinois College's coal-mine and fire-brigade training program.
Bobcat hunters and trappers have a week left to apply for permits for the upcoming season.
The musical group Anthem One with special guest David Dunn will perform at the home of the Southern Illinois Miners, Rent One Park, at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 3, the Miners' website reported.
Morthland College added two football players with nearly 2,000 receiving yards between them in their senior high school year, according to the school's sports Twitter feed.
Four members of last year's Southern Illinois Miners have announced their retirements, the team announced on its website recently.
The Southern Illinois Miners have hired St. Louis native Garrett Bauer as their pitching coach, the team's website reported recently.
The baseball and softball fields at John A. Logan College will soon benefit from a $437,000 grant from the Harrison Bruce Foundation of Herrin, the school announced recently.
The Southern Illinois Miners picked two infielders in the 2017 Frontier League Draft on April 25 in Sauget, the team announced recently.
David Sloan, a guard from Louisville, Kentucky, has signed on to join the John A. Logan College men's basketball program, the school's website reported.
Keith Jones made history in his first season at Murphysboro High School (MHS).
Cameron Touchette could probably count off 90 feet in his sleep.
The early season has not been kind to the New Athens High School softball team.
Playing for a team nicknamed the Blazers seems particularly appropriate for Jalen Perry, the John A. Logan College (JALC) guard who’s been on fire lately.
The HUB recreation center in Marion is offering weekly summer camps for children ages 4-13, beginning at the end of May.
Steve Rhoads has found an interesting way to spend retirement: heading up a college-football program.