These murphysboro, IL based Puppies are the latest up for adoption and in need of a good home
Considering pet adoption? Or perhaps you just enjoy all things cute and cuddly? Numerous charming pets are ready for a loving home at animal shelters situated in and near murphysboro.
Historic Downtown Perryville Launches Walking Trail to Celebrate Local History
Explore the historic downtown Perryville through a unique walking trail. Discover the rich history of the square, learn fascinating facts about old buildings, and enjoy new businesses. This project, a collaboration between Perry County Heritage Tourism and Perry County Historical Society, invites you to experience Perryville's past.
Perryville's Path of Preservation: Embracing Heritage in the Modern Age
Nestled within the heart of Missouri, the quaint town of Perryville is showcasing its commitment to cultural heritage through the inauguration of the Historic Downtown Perryville Walking Trail. This initiative, born from a year-long collaboration between Perry County Heritage Tourism and the Perry County Historical Society, aims to connect both locals and visitors to the city's historical roots. By unveiling a series of informative plaques across the town square, the trail relays the architectural significance, past functions, and narratives of influential figures tied to each landmark, with Phillip’s Opera House being a notable highlight.
2 SIU-Carbondale students from Chicago suburbs killed in downstate crash
Two Southern Illinois University students from the Chicago suburbs died Monday morning in a truck crash downstate, Carbondale police said.
History on display during church tour
Perry County Heritage Tourism is offering a historic and sometimes spiritual journey as sort of a kickoff to the Christmas season with its annual Christmas Country Church Tour. The church tour begins on Thursday, Dec. 14 and continues Friday, Dec. 15 from 2-9 p.m. on both nights. The event is...
Rail corridor to Carbondale one of 12 to receive funding for expansion, renovations
SOUTHERN Ill. (KFVS) - The rail corridor from Chicago to Carbondale is one of 12 to receive funding for expansions and renovations. According to a release from Senators Dick Durbin and Tammy Duckworth, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Railroad Administration chose 12 rail corridors in Illinois to each receive $500,000 through the new Corridor Identification and Development Program.
Letter to the Editor: Dollar General
I was disappointed to learn of the Planning and Zoning Commission’s recommendation to approve a special permit for the construction of a Dollar General store on Highway 61 South near Sutterer Place. One of the considerations for approval of a special use permit is that it not be in...
Commissioners approve new fiscal year budget
On the afternoon of Dec. 1, the Randolph County Board of Commissioners met to approve of resolutions and ordinances pertaining to the changeover of the county’s fiscal year. The commissioners had previously heard a favorable report about the audit and budget at their Oct. 27 meeting. On hand on...
Not many candidates filed for primary election
Filing closed on Monday afternoon, Dec. 4 for candidates in the 2024 elections. (The primary will be held on March 19 and the general election on Nov. 5.) For the primary election, Randolph County only has one race with competition – the county commissioner race on the Republican ballot. Vying for the spot is Christopher Hayer of Sparta and Andy Gerlach of Steeleville.
City residents concerned with special use permit
The Board of Aldermen set a date for a controversial issue within Perry County at its latest meeting. The board set a public hearing to discuss the special use permit request from DGOGPerryvillemo 05312023 to construct a 10,640 square foot Dollar General Store at property located on the southeast side of Highway 61 and Sutterer Place tentatively scheduled for Dec. 19, or the next board meeting.
SIU-Murray State Faculty String Quartet
The SIU-Murray State Faculty String Quartet is set to perform at 3 p.m. on Sunday at Carbondale Unitarian Fellowship.
Carbondale Health Alert: Common Everyday Symptoms and MS. Doctor Explains
The Big Picture: Dr. Puja Uppal, Family Medicine, "If you have a high risk for Multiple Sclerosis, pay attention to these symptoms." Doctor's Expert Insights About Autoimmune Conditions and Multiple Sclerosis in Illinois. Know this: "This study tells us that everyday health issues like depression, sexual problems, constipation, bladder infections,...
Coulterville District Library announces retirement of trustee after 40 years of dedicated service
Coulterville District Library is pleased to announce the retirement of Joy Fox, a dedicated and esteemed member of the library’s board of trustees, after an exemplary 40 years of service. Fox has played a vital role in the growth and development of Coulterville District Library, contributing an invaluable wealth...
Baldwin is recipient of grant
Delta Regional Authority (DRA) announced that they are awarding over $31 million in investments to 34 projects across Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi and Missouri through the Community Infrastructure Fund (CIF). Funding for this program was made available, in part, by the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law signed by President Biden,...
PHS boys fall in consolation title game in Woodland Invitational
The Perryville boys fell just short on the final day of the Woodland Invitational Tournament. Despite a hot shooting night, the Pirates fell 69-59 in the consolation championship game on Friday. The Pirates connected on 10 three-pointers in the game and Meadow Heights was equally as efficient with a pair...
CPD: Protect Your Vehicle from Burglary, Theft during Cold Weather
CARBONDALE – As the weather gets colder, the opportunities for burglaries to vehicles and vehicle thefts increase. It is not uncommon for vehicle owners to start and leave motor vehicles running during this time of year to allow the interior to warm-up and/or to make it easier to remove snow and ice from the windows. Many times these vehicles are left unattended and unlocked, giving an opportunistic thief time to steal the vehicle or take property. This practice is also a violation of Illinois State Law concerning unattended vehicles unless the vehicle is locked and utilizes a remote starting device.
Salem & Centralia Cheerleaders To Compete Sunday In Pinckneyville
The Salem Cheerleaders will compete this Sunday at 11:40 at the Pinckneyville Invitational. They will also be joined at the competition by several area schools including Centralia.
Today the gas price is close to $3.27 in Pinckneyville as of 2023-12-07. Find the available station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Thursday is $3.202, a week ago the price is $3.246 , according to AAA.
Reminiscing the Altenburg Roller Mills: A Part of Our Local History
I won’t have time to write a new story today Here is the first post that I published on this date back in 2016. The old Altenburg Roller Mills business was located within sight of my house.Visit here for more details.
Duster Thomas Bracket Released, Salem Opens With Carlyle
The Bracket has been released for the upcoming Duster Thomas Holiday Tournament at Pinckneyville. The Salem Wildcats will play at 10:30 a.m. in the tournaments 2nd game on December 27th against a familiar foe in the Carlyle Indians. Carlyle is 3-1 on the season with their only loss coming to undefeated Pinckneyville at the Kaskaskian to open the year.