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Carbondale organization holds Fall Fest

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – Fall Fest was in full effect at the Carbondale Lenus Turley Park for the Black Chamber of Commerce of Southern Illinois on Saturday. It was an opportunity for those in the community to learn about organizations and upcoming events in the Carbondale area while also getting a chance to support local businesses.
CARBONDALE, IL
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SIU honors three Families of the Year for 2022

CARBONDALE, Ill. — Southern Illinois University Carbondale is honoring three families as the 2022 Saluki Family of the Year winners during this weekend’s Family Weekend celebration (Sept. 22-24). The Courtney Hallock family of Murphysboro, Illinois, is the “legacy” Saluki Family of the Year while the Makaila Ballah family...
CARBONDALE, IL
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Praise the Lard kicks off in Murphysboro, Ill.

In an effort to combat the nursing shortage, a nurse hiring event was held in Carbondale. Cape Girardeau Public School District increasing involvement in sports. The Cape Girardeau Public School District is trying to increase student involvement in sports. One in custody after 2-hour standoff in Rockview, Mo. Updated: 6...
MURPHYSBORO, IL
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SIU International Guitar Festival preview

Van Ikner and Chastity Mays, with Southern Illinois Black Chamber of Commerce, share what to expect at Fall Fest 2022 in Carbondale on Saturday, Sept. 24. The 35th annual Praise the Lard Murphysboro Barbecue Cook-Off kicks off on Thursday, September 22 through Saturday, September 24. Jackson This Week 9/21/22. Updated:...
CARBONDALE, IL
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Carrier Mills kicks off Catskin Days on Thursday

CARRIER MILLS, Ill. (KFVS) - Catskin Days will kick off on Thursday, September 22. According to city leaders, this year is also the 150th anniversary of the founding of Carrier Mills. Some events at the annual festival will include a 1917 restored Carrier Mills fire truck from Michigan, local artwork,...
CARRIER MILLS, IL
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Carbondale’s NAACP helps SIU students on National Voter Registration Day

CARBONDALE, Ill. (KBSI) – Carbondale’s National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was at Southern Illinois University (SIU) for National Voter Registration Day to sign up as many people as possible for the November 8 election. Carbondale NAACP President Dr. Linda Flowers says her organization just...
CARBONDALE, IL
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Catskin Days Starts Thursday in Carrier Mills

CARRIER MILLS – The annual Catskin Days in Carrier Mills gets underway Thursday and runs through Sunday. Carrier Mills Village President Tracy Felty says not only is it time for the festival, but this year is also the 150th Anniversary of the founding of Carrier Mills. Below is a...
CARRIER MILLS, IL
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Anna VFW post making plans for 2022 Veterans Day parade

Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna again is making plans for 2022 Veterans Day parade. The parade is set for 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 11. Veterans Day is Nov. 11. The theme for this year’s parade is “Let Freedom Ring.”. The Anna...
ANNA, IL
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Electronics Recycling Event October 8 in Marion

MARION – The City of Marion will hold an electronics recycling event on Saturday, Oct. 8 from 9 a.m. to noon, or until the truck is full, at the Marion Training Center, located at 211 E. Boulevard St. You can find a complete list of what and won’t be...
MARION, IL
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Celebrate National Public Lands Day September 24 at Rend Lake

BENTON – Southern Illinois forests are under attack by alien plant invaders and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rend Lake needs your help to fight back. These plant invaders, also known as invasive species, invade natural areas, grow fast, spread quickly, and eventually suffocate native plant species.
BENTON, IL