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Prairie Du Rocher teen killed Friday when car hit by train
A 16-year-old Prairie Du Rocher girl was killed Friday when the car she was driving was hit by a train in her hometown.
Du Quoin Call staff report
Sep 1, 2021 2:07 PM
Jim Shields tournament now the Jim Shields/Leah Search tournament
This year, the name of Leah Search (Jim's daughter and Tate's wife) has been added to the Memorial Golf Tournament, which is a benefit for St. Mary's School. Leah worked at St. Mary's for over 20 years and died in May.
Herald Tribune staff report
Sep 1, 2021 1:50 PM
Sparta VFW Post marks 85 years
On Aug. 28, the Sparta VFW Post #2698 celebrated not only the 85th anniversary of their 1936 charter, but also Legacy Life Member Matthew "Fritz" Mihelcic.
By Judy Shields
Sep 1, 2021 1:54 PM
Betty Jean Holloman, formerly of Chester
Betty Jean Holloman, 89, of Belleville, Illinois, passed away at 3:20 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28, 2021 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville.
Aug 31, 2021 10:30 PM
Yellow Jackets allow Du Quoin to steal a win at W.O. Smith Field
Chester hosted former River-to-River Mississippi Division rival Du Quoin in the season opener Friday, and on a hot, humid night at W.O. Smith Field the Yellow Jackets missed several opportunities to control the game and lost 18-7.
By Jim Beers
Sep 1, 2021 1:59 PM
Chester Chamber Business of the Month: Dentist Robert Platt in his 41st year of practice
Dr. Robert Platt moved to Chester in 1975 after completing his dental education at the University of Illinois College of Dentistry in Chicago. His dental office has been named the Chester Chamber of Commerce Business of the Month for September.
By Gwendy Garner
Aug 31, 2021 10:32 PM
CHS boys golf Jackets prepare to host Chester Invitational on Sept. 2
The Chester High School Boys Golf Team began its 2021 season on Thursday, Aug. 12.
By Jim Beers
Aug 31, 2021 10:35 PM
Ridge Fogerson receives Edna Sharp scholarship
Ridge Fogerson is a freshman at the Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary in Wake Forest, N.C.
By Don Berry
Aug 31, 2021 11:11 PM
4,000 to 5,000 pour into Chester to greet arrival of Big Boy #4014
Union Pacific personnel anticipated around 3,000 people would be on hand in Chester to ogle the massive steam locomotive, one of the biggest ever built; but the actual number was closer to between 4,000 and 5,000, authorities said.
By Jim Beers
Aug 31, 2021 11:31 PM
Glenn R. Korando of Chester
Glenn R. Korando, 87, of Chester, Illinois, passed away at 2:16 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 3, 2021 at Red Bud Regional Care Center.
Aug 15, 2021 4:18 PM
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