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Leona K. Wegener of Red Bud
Leona K. Wegener, 91, of Red Bud, Illinois, passed away at 3:25 a.m., Saturday, May 19 at Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home in Chester, Illinois.
May 21, 2018 4:18 PM
Richard Lee 'Butch' Mansfield of Murphysboro
Richard Lee "Butch" Mansfield, 65, passed away Friday, May 18, 2018, at home with his family by his side.
May 21, 2018 9:58 PM
James Fredrick Crackel Jr. of New Burnside
James Fredrick Crackel Jr., 50, of New Burnside, died at 6:20 a.m., Friday May 18, 2018 at his residence.
May 21, 2018 4:17 PM
Miners lose two of three against Rascals
The series started with a dramatic walkoff victory but ended with two losses as the River City Rascals took two of three games against the Southern Illinois Miners in their weekend series at Rent One Park
By Justin Walker
May 21, 2018 12:34 AM
Rangers take regional title
Benton High School's baseball team ended a six-year jinx Saturday, defeating the host Indians, 7-1, in the championship game of the Du Quoin Class 2A Regional
BY RICK HAYES
May 20, 2018 1:27 AM
Water crisis is not over yet: More repairs are underway at the RLCD plant
Just 24 hours after the 160,000 or so residents relying on Rend Lake for their water supply breathed a sigh of relief when a major pipe breach was repaired, it seems that might have been a bit too soon.
By Holly Kee
May 19, 2018 3:27 PM
Water flowing again: Rend Lake pipe repaired, but boil order in effect
The 160,000 or so water customers who rely on Rend Lake for water can turn their taps on and flush their toilets again, as repairs to the Rend Lake Intercity Water Plant were completed early Friday morning.
By John D. Homan and HOLLY KEE
May 18, 2018 12:50 PM
Rangers advance to another Class 2A regional final
Benton will battle Du Quoin Saturday at 10 AM
By Rick Hayes
May 18, 2018 10:28 AM
Water line break at Rend Lake shuts off water to 60 southern Illinois communities
A major water line break at the Rend Lake Intercity Water Plant Wednesday has led to a water shortage crisis in several of the 60 communities the conservancy district serves.
By John Homan and Holly Kee
May 17, 2018 4:02 PM
Pinto gets 700th win, Miners edge Boomers
Considering it came in his hometown, the setting was basically perfect for Southern Illinois Miners manager Mike Pinto to pick up his 700th career win Wednesday afternoon
By Justin Walker
May 17, 2018 2:12 AM
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