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Clyde Eugene 'Gene' Hohimer of Cave-In-Rock
Clyde Eugene "Gene" Hohimer, 83, of Cave-In-Rock, died Sept. 5, 2022, at Hardin County General Hospital.
Sep 12, 2022 12:22 PM
Wendell Earl Roberts of Harrisburg
Wendell Earl Roberts, 81, of Harrisburg, passed away at 6:30 a.m. Friday, Sept. 9, 2022, at Saline Care Center in Harrisburg.
Sep 12, 2022 12:15 PM
Harold David Smith of Harrisburg
Harold David Smith, 77, of Harrisburg, died Sept. 6, 2022, at Gallatin Manor in Ridgeway.
Sep 12, 2022 12:18 PM
Lonnie Lee Reid of Oakwood
Lonnie Lee Reid died Wednesday, Sept. 7, 2022.
Sep 12, 2022 12:16 PM
Veterans on Parade: It's not too late for local veterans and first responders to sign up
Rain or shine, thousands of people will line Main Street in Marion Saturday morning for southern Illinois' biggest salute to veterans.
Marion Republican staff report
Sep 7, 2022 3:27 PM
High-energy Nitro Circus takes over Rent One Park Sunday
The mad scientists at Nitro Circus have been hard at work creating an electrifying all-new show, "Good, Bad & Rad," and the show is coming to Rent One Park in Marion, at 7 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 4.
Submitted by Thrill One Sports & Entertainment
Sep 1, 2022 2:00 PM
Guest view: SIU should cut football to benefit other university sports
William Babcock writes that as Southern Illinois University begins yet another school year with roughly one-half the students it once had, administrators are trying to staunch the red-ink bloodletting, undermining any number of its once-top programs.
By William Babcock
Sep 1, 2022 2:10 PM
Rich Miller on Springfield: Special session on abortion looking more unlikely
Back in early July, after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, Gov. J.B. Pritzker and the two Democratic legislative leaders, House Speaker Chris Welch and Senate President Don Harmon, issued a joint statement, which in part said: "We plan to work closely together for the remainder of the summer to assess every possibility of what we can do and convene a special session in the coming months." But the fine print of the rest of that statement has slowed things down: "As we build on Illinois' nation-leading abortion protections and access, it is essential to bring lawmakers and advocates into the room to continue to work together. In the coming weeks, as the ripples of the decision to overturn Roe are felt throughout the nation, we expect to get an acute sense of our needs and how Illinois can play an even more vital role in standing up for reproductive freedom."
By Rich Miller
Sep 1, 2022 2:14 PM
JoAnn Marie Tomberlin, formerly of McLeansboro
JoAnn Marie Tomberlin, aged 91, of Mission, Kansas, was called home to her Lord and Savior on Aug. 12, 2022.
Sep 1, 2022 2:02 PM
Rich Miller/On Springfield: Bailey nails state fair speech, but where's the money for TV?
Last week, gubernatorial candidate Darren Bailey was driven to the Republican Day event at the Springfield State Fair, on a large John Deere tractor, a tailor-made image for TV and print reporters alike.
By Rich Miller
Aug 25, 2022 1:18 PM
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