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Rend Lake Water Festival opens Wednesday
This year's Rend Lake Water Festival, themed "Journey Through the Decades," will be open every day from Wednesday through May 5.
BY HOLLY KEE
May 2, 2018 1:00 AM
Boy bands to invade 2018 Du Quoin State Fair
Some of the hitmakers from the 2000s will be performing on the Du Quoin State Fair grandstand stage on Thursday, Aug. 30 as part of the Pop2K tour.
Submitted by Rebecca Clark/ Du Quoin State Fair
May 1, 2018 1:05 PM
Wild ride: It's all about the speed, as dirt bikes come to Du Quoin to race this weekend
Hundreds of dirt bike racers will fly over the Indian Hills MX course at the Du Quoin State fairgrounds Friday-Sunday, competing to get to the next level in the AMA National Amateur Motocross 2018 championships.
By Renee Trappe
Apr 25, 2018 1:00 AM
Brothers Osborne to headline Du Quoin State Fair entertainment
The reigning Academy of Country Music 'Vocal Duo of the Year,' The Brothers Osborne, will headline at the 2018 Du Quoin State Fair on Tuesday, Aug. 28.
Submitted by Rebecca Clark
Apr 24, 2018 11:57 AM
Crooner Mason Ramsey gets a few new duds at Marion store
Eleven-year-old country singer Mason Ramsey got a present this week from a Marion store and two clothing manufacturers, who wanted the Golconda boy to have a few new things to perform in.
By Ceasar Maragni
Apr 19, 2018 12:50 PM
Christopher's Fishing Derby coming May 12
For the 25th year, the annual Christopher Area Youth Fishing Derby will host youngsters who are determined to catch some fish in a friendly, fun competition. The date is Saturday, May 12.
By Tom Vaughn
Apr 18, 2018 2:35 PM
Yodelin' Boy's weekend: First Coachella, then the Grand Ole Opry
Golconda's 11-year-old phenom, Mason Ramsey, lived a dream Saturday, appearing for the first time at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville
By Travis DeNeal
Apr 17, 2018 3:30 PM
Gem, Mineral and Jewelry Show draws big crowds
Voluminous crowds turned out for the 55th annual Southern Illinois Earth Science Club's Gem & Mineral Show at the City of Marion Pavilion last weekend.
By Marta Prudent
Apr 17, 2018 2:07 PM
Civil War Days this weekend at Discovery Park of America
Spend a weekend with some Confederate troops, at this year's Civil War Days at Discovery Park of America, in Union City, Tennessee.
Submitted by Discovery Park of America
Apr 17, 2018 12:25 PM
Back home again: Mason Ramsey wows hometown crowd with concert
Internet singing/yodeling sensation Mason Ramsey returned on Wednesday to the Harrisburg Walmart where his recent meteoric rise in popularity started.
By Travis DeNeal and Holly Kee
Apr 13, 2018 10:43 AM
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