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Hometown hobbyist: Local model railroader has recreated the Benton of his youth
Bill Whittington says one thing all modelers know: The project is never finished.
By Ceasar Maragni
Aug 1, 2022 7:23 PM
What will spiral of latest COVID-19 variant abroad mean for Illinois?
With a fast-spreading COVID-19 variant spiraling in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world, local health officials are eying Illinois' case and infection rates closely.
By Marni Pyke
Apr 10, 2022 11:01 AM
Henry Detwiler: Coax white-throated sparrows to your southern Illinois bird feeders
During early spring, sparrows will visit seed feeders, where you can study them at your leisure. Song Sparrows, towhees, juncos and White-throated Sparrows will all happily devour millet, sunflower and other types of seed.
By Henry Detwiler
Apr 10, 2022 11:33 AM
WIBH, Head Start spearhead shoe drive for needy children
This April, as part of Child Abuse Prevention Month,WIBH Radio in Anna will partner with local agencies on the new "Warm Soles, New Hope" campaign to provide new shoes for children in need.
Submitted by Southern Seven Head Start
Apr 10, 2022 12:19 PM
'The Baptist Hour:' Something we've counted on for 91 years
Pastor Jack Hall talks about the venerable program on WEBQ.
By Jack Hall
Apr 10, 2022 12:35 PM
On The Trail: Mike's Backyard Park is starting to bloom with signs of spring
I'm taking another break from my series of articles about the Shawnee National Forest, this time to give you an update from my Backyard Park!
By Mike Baltz
Mar 13, 2022 7:44 PM
Poshard Foundation Christmas Project brings cheer to kids
A classroom at John A. Logan College in Carterville looked more like the finishing room of Santa's Workshop last week, thanks to efforts of donors across southern Illinois.
By Holly Kee
Dec 17, 2021 1:25 PM
David Otten: God bless veterans, happy birthday to the Marine Corps
The Marine Corps birthday on Nov. 10 (oorah!) and Veterans Day on the 11th are this week.
By David Otten
Nov 9, 2021 12:06 AM
Corzine-McCloskey: Overfilled plate or overflowing cup?
"I decided to hire a cleaning service. I've been giving my joy away in exchange for a list of never-ending chores and something had to give. God has been showing me in Psalm 23 He designed me to live with the overflowing cup of His presence, not an overfilled plate of work."
May 7, 2021 11:46 AM
Never give up: Meet the Southern Illinois author of 'The Growing Season' at virtual book event
The free event will be held virtually Tuesday, April 20, and southern Illinois readers are especially invited. Visit http://atthemac.org to sign up.
By Renee Trappe
May 4, 2021 1:18 PM
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