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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
Help us honor southern Illinois' Vietnam veterans
Are you a Vietnam veteran? Are you related to or know of a Vietnam veteran, living or deceased? This newspaper is undertaking a project to honor every southern Illinois Vietnam veteran.
Oct 25, 2017 11:02 AM
Bowlin: Keep an eye out for farmers on roads
This rain has not been a welcome sight to the farmers. The harvest will last a little longer, so please continue to watch out for farmers on the roadways.
Oct 25, 2017 10:22 AM
Weather lifts annual fish fry Hundreds turned out for the dinner last Friday night
If you love fried fish and lively conversation and you weren't among the hundreds who turned out for the 12th-annual Fall Fish Fry at Benton's St Joseph's Catholic Church Friday evening, then be sure and make a note on next year's calendar to attend.
By Ceasar Maragni
Oct 11, 2017 9:11 AM
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
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