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JUCO Hoops: Tyler Smithpeters elevated to top assistant for Logan men
Former SIU standout, Harrisburg all-stater replaces John Clancy
By Spyder Dann
Oct 16, 2021 8:14 AM
Heritage Fest returns this weekend, with 90+ vendors
The annual Heritage Festival will be held Saturday and Sunday Southeastern Illinois College. Hours are 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday and 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday.
Submitted by Southeastern Illinois College
Oct 15, 2021 7:38 PM
Virginia Long of Chester
Virginia M. Long, 90, of Chester, Illinois, passed away at 1:50 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 at Three Springs Lodge Nursing Home in Chester.
Oct 15, 2021 7:29 PM
STATE CHAMPS! St. John Lady Hornets take the Class S softball title
St. John Lutheran School in Chester defeated Jonesboro and captured the 2021 SIJHSAA Class S State Softball Championship Title -- the first team in St. John history to win a state title.
By Jim Beers
Oct 15, 2021 7:27 PM
Robert A. Barter of Marion
Robert A Barter, age 80, of Marion, Illinois, passed away at 9:45 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2021 in the VA Community Living Center in Marion.
Oct 15, 2021 7:26 PM
Nancy Lambert: Plenty to do this month with Saline County 4-H
4-H sign language workshop is Saturday Saline County 4-H youth are invited to attend a sign Language Workshop, from 10 a.m. to noon on Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021, at the White County Extension Office in Carmi.
By Nancy Lambert
Oct 15, 2021 7:25 PM
Mary Ann Jeffreys, living life to the fullest at 100
Family, friends and fellow members of the First United Methodist Church in Chester gathered in the church fellowship hall on Oct. 10 to celebrate the 100th birthday of Mary Ann Jeffreys.
By Gwendy Garner
Oct 15, 2021 7:22 PM
John Anthony Friess of Chester
John Anthony Friess, 85, of Chester, Illinois, passed away at 6:50 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 8, 2021 at his residence.
Oct 15, 2021 7:21 PM
Hise of Shawneetown sentenced to 63 months for defrauding employer
Paula R. Hise, 55, of Shawneetown, was sentenced Thursday to 63 months in prison for defrauding her former employer of more than $1.5 million, according to Steven D. Weinhoeft, U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois.
Submitted by the U.S. Attorney's office, Southern Illinois district
Oct 15, 2021 7:20 PM
Girls volleyball: Pinckneyville Panthers clinch SIRR division for fifth straight year
Pinckneyville Community High School volleyball topped Nashville in straight sets 25-21, 25-21 on Tuesday night to clinch the SIRR Mississippi Division outright, the Panthers fifth straight share of the conference championship.
By Daniel Herbst
Oct 15, 2021 7:19 PM
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