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Making Homecoming memories in Benton Square
Two businesses on the Benton Square made Homecoming a special event.
BY HOLLY KEE
Oct 7, 2017 1:13 AM
Fish fry is Friday at St. Joseph in Benton
The 12th-annual fish fry at St. Joseph's Catholic Church will be from 4 to 7 p.m. this Friday, Oct. 6 in the parish center. The all-you-can-eat dinner will include fried fish, chicken strips, mini shrimp, steak fries, coleslaw, apple sauce, potato salad and baked beans. Drinks are included, and desserts will be sold separately. The cost will be $11 for adults and $6 for children 11 and younger.
Submitted by St. Joseph Church
Oct 5, 2017 12:30 PM
Ebriessa Casey crowned Benton Homecoming Queen
Oct 5, 2017 12:15 PM
Fundraiser, festival Saturday to help Pets In Distress
Residents of southern Illinois are invited to a "Pets in Distress Festival and Fundraiser", noon to 4 p.m. Saturday at Turley Park, 1010 N. Glenview Drive, in Carbondale.
Submitted by Pets in Distress
Sep 29, 2017 9:40 AM
A Benton HS alum finds his calling in taxidermy
Among the 200 vendors and exhibitors at this past weekend's 30th-annual Southern Illinois Hunting and Fishing Days was a Ewing resident who says he's found his niche doing something he loves.
By Ceasar Maragni
Sep 29, 2017 3:58 PM
Solar energy developers contacting Franklin County landowners
We are aware that solar energy developers have been contacting landowners in Franklin County seeking leases for possible utility-scale solar farms.
By Gay Bowlin
Sep 29, 2017 3:56 PM
More than $1,000 raised at Z-R's Coaches Vs. Cancer tourney
Du Quoin Middle School won first place at the Sept. 9 Zeigler-Royalton Coaches vs. Cancer softball tournament, but the real winners were area cancer patients.
By Randy Risley
Sep 24, 2017 10:24 AM
Children get up close and personal with new Benton fire truck
Earlier this month, with help from the Benton Fire Department's newly acquired aerial truck, Benton children and teachers were given an opportunity to take a seat in the crew jump seats and see the new equipment up close.
Sep 23, 2017 10:05 AM
Register for Homemakers Fall Fest
It's time to register for the five-county Homemakers Fall Fest, to be held 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 28, at Dorrisville Baptist Church, 1300 S. Feazel St., in Harrisburg.
Submitted by Multi-County Homemakers
Sep 12, 2017 5:29 PM
Southern Illinoisans pitch in to help displaced Texans of all kinds
The aftermath of Hurricane Harvey may have devastated Texas but is has also brought out the Texas-sized humanity in many from southern Illinois
BY HOLLY KEE
Sep 6, 2017 2:27 PM
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