Friday , May 27 2022

Jeffrey Oestreich

FORENSIC FALCONS WIN INDIVIDUAL HONORS AT PSCFA FALL CHAMPIONSHIPS

HARRISBURG – The Southeastern Illinois College Forensic Falcons earned several individual awards and the second place team award at the 2021 Pacific Southwest Collegiate Forensic Association (PSCFA) Fall Championships Dec. 4-5. The event was hosted by Moorpark College in California and included 39 colleges and universities from across the country, …

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CARBONDALE MAYOR TO GIVE STATE OF THE CITY ADDRESS DEC. 14

CARBONDALE – The Carbondale Chamber of Commerce will host the 2021 State of the City Address on Tuesday, Dec. 14 during their monthly luncheon. Carbondale Mayor John “Mike” Henry will highlight the City’s progress and accomplishments over the last year, as well as discuss plans for 2022. Lunch will begin …

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SHAWNEE NATIONAL FOREST ANNOUNCES SEASONAL CLOSURES

HARRISBURG – As we enter the winter season the Shawnee National Forest announces the following annual seasonal closures that will be in effect across the Forest. Seasonal Forest Road closure will be in affect starting Thursday. A free Motor Vehicle Use Map is available at the Harrisburg and Vienna office …

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STATE REPRESENTATIVE DAVE SEVERIN SAYS CONSERVATIVE VOTING RECORD MAKES HIM BEST CHOICE FOR NEW 116TH DISTRICT

BENTON – State Representative Dave Severin (R-Benton) announced his campaign for re-election on Monday. Severin was first elected in 2016 after defeating a top-ranking ally of former long-time Democrat Speaker of the House Mike Madigan. Severin says he believes his strong conservative record makes him the right Republican to serve …

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HOLIDAY BLOCK PARTY THURSDAY IN ELDORADO

ELDORADO – A collaboration of organizations and citizens of southern Illinois are coming together to host a Holiday Block Party in downtown Eldorado. The event is sponsored by the Parents and Caregivers Empowered (PACE) group led by families of children with mental health challenges. This Holiday Block Party will be …

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NEW WEBSITE FOR ILLINOIS 37 IMPROVEMENTS IN WILLIAMSON COUNTY

CARBONDALE – The Illinois Department of Transportation is inviting the public to learn more and comment about proposed improvements to Illinois 37 from Wildcat Drive to Illinois 148 south of Marion in Williamson County. Instead of hosting a regular public meeting, IDOT will share details on the project and encourage …

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CARMI MAN, JUVENILE ARRESTED FOLLOWING POLICE CHASE MONDAY NIGHT IN HARRISBURG

HARRISBURG – A Carmi man and a juvenile were arrested after leading Harrisburg Police and the Saline County Sheriff’s Office on a police chase Monday night. According to Harrisburg Police, shortly after 9 p.m., Carmi Police notified Harrisburg Police that they were investigating an Attempted Homicide/Unlawful Use of a Firearm …

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