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Merry Melody 'Missy' Wescovich Sinks of Benton
On Wednesday, Feb. 10, 2021, Merry Melody "Missy" Wescovich Sinks of Benton passed away of cancer at the age of 57.
Feb 24, 2021 1:23 PM
District 300 to restore full-time curriculum director as schools plan for post-COVID learning
Du Quoin Unit District 300 is restoring the position of full-time director of curriculum, as officials work to determine where gaps in student learning have occurred during the pandemic and how to fill them.
By Renee Trappe
Feb 24, 2021 11:34 AM
Illinois expanding Phase 1B vaccine eligibility
Perry County Health Department has been rescheduling vaccinations canceled during storm.
By Tim Kirsininkas
Feb 24, 2021 11:33 AM
Burglary suspect shot by police after fleeing in squad car
Illinois State Police announced they are investigating an officer-involved shooting of a man alleged to be committing a burglary in Herod who then fled in a deputy's car to Eichorn.
Submitted by Illinois State Police District 22
Feb 24, 2021 11:33 AM
ComWell director celebrates 35 years with agency
ComWell in Red Bud congratulates its director of personnel, Beth Nortin, on celebrating 35 years with the nonprofit agency.
Submitted by ComWell
Feb 24, 2021 11:30 AM
Du Quoin briefs: 8th grade promotion date set; DQ resident is Rend Lake employee of month
Short news briefs from Du Quoin
Du Quoin Call staff report
Feb 24, 2021 11:21 AM
Water shortages may ease up for Saline, Gallatin area
Single-digit temperatures resulted in water issues for local residents, but with warmer weather those problems are easing, according to various water departments.
By Travis DeNeal
Feb 24, 2021 11:14 AM
Travis DeNeal: Cold weather was time to reflect on good things
As I write this column, the temperature is close to 60 degrees and sunny, contrasted with few days ago when we had a heavy blanket of ice and snow and single-digit temperatures.
By Travis Deneal
Feb 24, 2021 11:13 AM
Randolph Society 2021 honors Ned Carlton, visionary educator
The Randolph Society Foundation Board is pleased to announce that Ned Carlton, a dedicated educator who helped usher the county's school systems into a more modern era, will be inducted into the 2021 class of honorees.
Submitted by the Randolph Society Foundation Board
Feb 24, 2021 11:11 AM
David Otten: Jesus cleanses the temple during Holy Week
Pastor David Otten opens a mutli-part discussion of Holy Week, by explaining what happened when Jesus cleansed the temple the day after Palm Sunday.
Feb 24, 2021 11:09 AM
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