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5 Loaves Cafe in Sesser offers more than a meal
In the seven months since the Sesser-Valier Ministerial Alliance opened the 5 Loaves Café its success has been overwhelming.
BY HOLLY KEE
Nov 22, 2017 9:50 AM
Benton's Student of the Week: Masan Ragsdale
Benton's Student of the Week is kindergartner Masan Ragsdale.
Nov 22, 2017 9:45 AM
Local students claim scholarships at Rend Lake College Foundation dinner
Hundreds of Rend Lake College students and scholarship donors met Oct. 19 at the Benton Civic Center for the 28th-annual Rend Lake College Foundation Scholarship Dinner.
Submitted by ReAnne Palmer, RLC Public Information
Nov 22, 2017 9:44 AM
Benton Community High School Class of 1951 reunites
Nov 22, 2017 9:42 AM
Zeigler Fire Department pitches in big for Coaches vs. Cancer
Zeigler-Royalton has raised a state-leading total of more than $114,000 over eight years as part of the American Cancer Society's Coaches vs. Cancer program. A big reason for that has been the Zeigler Fire Department.
Submitted by Randall Risley
Nov 22, 2017 9:29 AM
First Baptist Church in Benton welcomes new pastor
The rev. Jim Jenkel is the new pastor of First Baptist Church in Benton.
Submitted by First Baptist Church of Benton
Nov 22, 2017 9:19 AM
Benton Grade School collects food, coats for Ministerial Alliance drive
Food and coats collected by Benton Grade School K-4 students have been donated to the Ministerial Alliance. Over 3,800 units of food were collected in an effort to feed and clothe area residents for the holidays.
BY HOLLY KEE
Nov 22, 2017 1:00 AM
State police, Kroger team up on holiday food drive
The Illinois State Police have are accepting donations for the inaugural "Cram The Cruiser" holiday food drive, to provide non-perishable food items for families in need throughout southern Illinois.
Submitted by the Illinois State Police
Nov 21, 2017 3:39 PM
Sesser native comes home to turn his birthplace into a labor of love
Longtime Sesser resident Brian Eubanks called it "a labor of love" when he completed remodeled the small frame house that his family has called home for over a century.
By Ceasar Maragni
Nov 1, 2017 12:54 PM
Local students win Rend Lake scholarships
Hundreds of Rend Lake College students and scholarship donors met Oct. 19 at the Benton Civic Center for the 28th annual Rend Lake College Foundation Scholarship Dinner.
By ReAnne Palmer
Nov 1, 2017 12:30 PM
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