Johnston City, IL


Egyptian County announces 62 new COVID-19 cases

ELDORADO, Ill. (KFVS) - There are 62 residents in the Egyptian Health Department coverage area who have tested positive for COVID-19. In Saline County, there are 14 females and 20 males. Nine of the males were in their teens. In Gallatin County, six females and five males tested positive for...
Picture for Egyptian County announces 62 new COVID-19 cases

Town & Country Days off to great start; continues through Saturday

The Eldorado festival is up and running, but there is still a lot to enjoy if you haven't gotten to Town & Country Days yet. There's plenty of food, music, carnival rides and much more to come. On Friday, don't miss the dedication of the historical marker paying tribute to George Harrison's visit to Eldorado, and the Beatles tribute band the Liverpool Legends. All concerts are free.
Picture for Town & Country Days off to great start; continues through Saturday
Daily Register

2 local students among 35 SIU scholarship recipients

CARBONDALE -- Exceptional efforts in the classroom and in their communities helped this year's scholars at Southern Illinois University Carbondale stand out from their peers. Two Williamson County students made the list. The Chancellor's Scholarship, SIU's most prestigious freshman award, is a significant achievement for the students as it covers...
Picture for 2 local students among 35 SIU scholarship recipients

Wayland ‘Bud’ Duty

Wayland “Bud” Duty, 84, of Cobden, died Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at Herrin Hospital. He was born on Dec. 21, 1936, in Cobden, the son of Alvie and Mildred King Duty. He married Donna Girtman in 1959 in Cobden. Mr. Duty is survived by his wife, Donna Duty; a son,...
The Southern

Cross Country | Pinckneyville sweeps John Campbell Invite in Du Quoin

DU QUOIN — Pinckneyville placed five girls in the top 10 to edge Du Quoin by 10 points while the Panthers' boys team placed three in the top five to beat Steeleville by 33 points at the John Campbell Cross County Invite on Thursday afternoon at the Du Quoin State Fair Gate 4 course.
Daily Register

2021 Homecoming in full swing at HHS

With Thursday's parade, Homecoming 2021 is well underway at Harrisburg High School. The Homecoming football game against West Frankfort kicks off at 7 p.m. Friday in Taylor Field. On Saturday, the HHS Homecoming Dance and Coronation will be held from 7:30-10:30 p.m. The coronation will be live-streamed from the HHS...

S7HD reports new death and 35 new confirmed COVID-19 cases

ULLIN, Ill. (KFVS) - The Southern Seven Health Department reports that there has been one new death resulting from COVID-19. The deceased is a male in his 80s from Union County. There are 35 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the Southern Seven Region. There are also 41 newly recovered...
Daily Register

Tee times set for Egyptian Senior Golf

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS -- The Egyptian Seniors Golf Association has set its rounds for next week. The group will play on Monday, Sept. 20, at the Green Hills Golf Course in Mt. Vernon. The round is set to begin at 8 a.m. On Thursday, Sept. 23, golfers are invited to play...
Paducah Sun

Southern Seven counties remain orange

METROPOLIS, Ill. — All seven counties of the Southern Seven Health Department are marking their second week at Orange Warning Level status on the COVID-19 risk metrics. The Illinois Department of Public Health reported on Sept. 10 the amount of new cases Per 100,000 people, test positivity percentage metrics and falling ICU bed availability at area hospitals are causing the elevated risk levels.
The Southern

3 Bedroom Home in Johnston City - $49,000

Can't find your dream home in this crazy real estate market? Here's your opportunity to MAKE this fixer upper your dream home. Home sits on a crawlspace. It has a metal roof, new (July 2021) AC unit, large fully fenced yard & an outdoor shed for addition storage. Don't miss this investment opportunity!

Dayton football preview: Flyers prepare for highest-ranked opponent since 2019

The Flyers take the field before their 17-10 win over Eastern Illinois Sept. 11. Photo courtesy of Zach Merz, Flyer News. After a strong defensive showing in a 17-10 win over Eastern Illinois, the Dayton Flyers football team travels to Carbondale, Ill., to face FCS 8th-ranked Southern Illinois on Saturday at 7 p.m.

Heartland Rotary raises funds to provide laundry services to those in need

MARION -- The Williamson County Heartland Rotary was busy this week and gladly accepted help from the Heartland Realty maintenance team unloading buckets of laundry soap. The buckets were the result of the recent fundraiser that supports the "Free Laundry Day" held on the fourth Tuesday of each month from 8 a.m. until noon.

Brief: Low-to-no ICU bed capacity “should scare people”

As of 3:34PM on Sept. 15 there were two Intensive Care Unit (ICU) beds available in Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Region 5, which includes Jackson County, Hospital Coordinating Center Manager Arien Herrmann said. “That could change […] as hospitals go back in to do their evening updates,” Herrmann...

Paying it forward: Donations being collected for Ida victims

MARION -- It's been nearly 40 years since a deadline F-4 tornado ripped through Marion, causing millions of dollars in damage and taking 10 lives. In the aftermath of that disaster, the residents of Marion found help in the generosity of people from across the country. Now, the citizens of...

Free Beatles tribute concert in Eldorado, Ill.

ELDORADO, Ill. (KFVS) - The Saline County Tourism Board is partnering with Eldorado Town & Country Days and they announced on Wednesday, September 15, that they will be hosting a free Beatles tribute concert . The concert will be held on Friday, September 17, at 8:30 p.m. in downtown Eldorado.
The Southern

2 Bedroom Home in Herrin - $19,995

Affordable fixer upper on a great lot with an oversized garage! This would make a perfect rental investment as well. In the last two years the Seller has installed a new furnace, 10 year roof coating, and two porch additions. The detached garage has two storage rooms that could easily be converted as living space. This home also has a fantastic yard.

2021 09/16 – Stacey D. Maxey

Stacey D Maxey, 50, of Dahlgren, Illinois, passed away at 9:20 pm September 13, 2021, at Good Samaritan Hospital in Vincennes, Indiana. She was born November 7, 1970, in Jefferson County, Illinois to the late Andrew Jackson Dixon and Mary Frances Joslin. Stacey married Leonard Maxey on November 12, 2012, in Las Vegas, Nevada.