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Trunk or Treat is ON for Wednesday night after all
A cold, rainy forecast threatened to postpone the downtown Du Quoin Halloween event to Friday, but it's official; Trunk or Treat is a go!
Du Quoin Call report
Oct 30, 2019 1:52 PM
'Little Shop of Horrors' on stage this weekend at SIC
The Halloween season is coming up fast, and the Southeastern Illinois College theater will kick it off by presenting "Little Shop of Horrors" Oct. 5-6.
Submitted by ALEX McROY, Southeastern Illinois College
Oct 2, 2019 11:56 AM
Classic car lovers unite at Memory Lane Car show
SALINE COUNTY -- Organizers of the Memory Lane Car Show, an annual Labor Day event at Saline County Fairgrounds, say they are pleasantly surprised with the number of people who celebrated this year's show. Brad Crick of Harrisburg said this year's event had 224 registered cars, but as more classic cars kept turning into the fairgrounds to find a parking spot, he said total cars on display would exceed 250.
By Travis Deneal
Sep 4, 2019 11:59 AM
Burg Comics Con draws large crowd - from all over the universe
More than 600 fans of comics, cosplay and gaming enjoyed the Burg Comics Con in Harrisburg over the weekend, the annual comic book convention where everyone dresses up and raises money for a good cause to boot.
By Travis DeNeal
Sep 4, 2019 10:59 AM
10th annual Burg Comics Con set for Saturday in Harrisburg
HARRISBURG -- The 10th annual Burg Comics Con will return Saturday at the Bonan Business Center in Harrisburg. The family-friendly event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features a packed house of vendors, gaming, cosplay, and of course all things comics, including comic book writers and illustrators. There also is a silent auction that runs from 10 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Aug 30, 2019 10:39 AM
Popeye Races at 40: More prizes, age groups for this year's event
This year's Popeye Race is going all out with prizes that mark the 40th anniversary of both the Popeye Picnic and the 5K run that bears its name.
By Jim Beers
Aug 28, 2019 10:15 AM
Wildlife photography contest sponsored by Refuge
The Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge is hosting its annual Wildlife and Wild Places Photography Contest.
SUBMITTED BY DON MULLISON
Aug 21, 2019 10:49 AM
Twin Peaks restaurant closes in Wheeling
Twin Peaks restaurant in Wheeling permanently closed its doors last month after about 6½ years in business along the town's "Restaurant Row," village officials confirmed.
By Samantha Jacobson
Aug 1, 2019 12:55 PM
2019 Popeye Car Cruise just five weeks away
The planning committee for the annual Popeye Car Cruise has been busy with the upcoming "Cruisin' with Popeye" Car Cruise on Sept. 7, a highly anticipated part of this year's Popeye Picnic on Sept. 6-8.
By Jim Beers
Jul 31, 2019 3:03 PM
SI Sportsman Show still attracts regional interest
The fourth annual Southern Illinois Sportsman Show, held this past weekend at the Exhibition Hall on the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds, was again an immense success, drawing hundreds to the event over the two-day show.
BY KRISTIN MOORE
Jul 31, 2019 2:38 PM
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