Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
With less than a week to go before the Academy Awards, the Dolby Theatre in the heart of Hollywood is on lockdown. Guards stand at every door, and handlers with walkie-talkies keep a close eye on any visitors.
Benton freshman Derek Oxford, who was playing in his first-ever high school postseason game, drove the length of the floor and hit a lay-up with 1.8 seconds remaining to give the Rangers a 60-58 win over West Frankfort
From a very early age, 14-year-old Brax Melvin began gravitating to the stage like a moth to a flame. Cast in numerous shows around the area, he has had plenty of time in the limelight. So when the curtains open in March for Beauty and the Beast at the...
The Southern Illinois Parrothead Club has spent the last seven years living the international club's motto, “Party with a Purpose.”
Benton didn't make a free-throw for the first 31:26 of Thursday night's SIJHSAA Class L championship game against Centralia. But when Parker Williams hit the second of two attempts with 33.6 seconds left, it lifted the Junior Rangers to their first Class ...
On Thursday, Mayor Tom Jordan met with the Lion's Club of West Frankfort and spoke to members about a February 13 gathering of the city's business owners who met to discuss the future of West Frankfort, namely problems currently plaguing the town and...
Four years after the devastating loss of her son Dustin (“Dusty”) Duncan, Dora Duncan is starting to master the art of living again.
H Group Director of Rehabilitation Rob Ford has made several appearances around the community to talk about changes to the recycling program that services businesses throughout Southern Illinois.
An administrative aide and publicist at Du Quoin State Fair has been chosen as its manager, the Illinois Department of Agriculture announced Friday.
West Frankfort native and Frankfort Community High School graduate Trenton Grimm has been awarded the 2014 Kurt Heisler, M.D., Scholarship award from Southern Illinois University School of Medicine, an annual endowment of more than $90,000.
Nancy Tanner of West Frankfort is very proud of her patriotic background. In fact, she has had seven close family members serve active duty in several wars including WWI, Vietnam and even the Civil War. However, it is her late husband's distant relative...
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