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Taste of Carbondale: 3 new restaurants seek to elevate Southern Illinois cuisine

Doug Robinson, co-owner of Keepers Quarters in Carbondale, plates dishes to be sent out Sunday during the restaurant’s soft open.

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-10-18 12:00:00

Still few details on decomposing body found in August outside of West Frankfort

BENTON — Authorities are still investigating a suspicious death after a body in an advanced state of decay was found in August at a West Frankfort mine.Franklin County Sheriff Don Jones said the body’s decay was so advanced they are having to rely on dental records and DNA analysis to get a positive

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-10-18 17:27:00

2 injured in Carbondale, IL crash

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Two people were injured in a crash in Carbondale, Illinois on Thursday, October 18.According to Illinois State Police, it happened around 2:50 p.m. on East Walnut Street at Cedarview Street.Troopers say 50-year-old Jane Ann Winther of Anita, Iowa, was driving a 2018 Ford Focu

KFVS12 - 2018-10-18 23:30:00

Hilton Home2 Suites now open in downtown Carbondale

CARBONDALE — After multiple delays and a lengthy construction process, Carbondale’s Hilton Home2 Suites is now open for business.On Wednesday, Owner and developer Srini Gundala gave a media tour of the new facility, showing off the suites and one-bedroom accommodations available, as well as the indo

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-10-17 21:29:00

Police search for missing Illinois man with medical condition

Chester authorities are looking for a 25-year-old man who has been missing since early Tuesday morning.Bradley Eggemeyer has not been seen since about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday, Chester police say. He was last seen with his car, a red 2007 Mitsubishi Eclipse, with Illinois License plate AE51920.Eggemeyer ha

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-17 09:08:00

CITY OF CARBONDALE CARBONDALE CONVENTION AND TOURISM BUREAU: City of Carbondale to Close Intersection for Sanitary Sewer Replacement

Due to this work, Wall Street will be closed to through traffic from Main Street to Walker Avenue from October 23-24. The intersection of Wall and Oak streets will be completely inaccessible for those two days.For more information about this project, contact the City of Carbondale Engineering Divisi

CARBONDALEREPORTER.COM - 2018-10-17 00:00:00

Affordable Starter Homes in the Carbondale Area

Looking for a good deal? Check out these affordable, inexpensive homes to buy in the Carbondale area.

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-10-18 05:00:04

Carbondale Police ask for help identifying woman in credit card investigation

CARBONDALE, IL (KFVS) - Police in Carbondale, Illinois took to the public asking for help finding the identity of a suspect in an unlawful use of credit card investigation.According to police, the investigation involves several businesses in the 1200 block of East Main St.On Oct. 4 the suspect used


CITY OF CARBONDALE CARBONDALE CONVENTION AND TOURISM BUREAU: City of Carbondale Mourns the Loss of SIU Chancellor Carlo Montemagno

Over the last year, the City has worked closely with Chancellor Montemagno to build and strengthen relationships, increase Saluki spirit efforts throughout the community and assist his plan to increase enrollment on campus.

CARBONDALEREPORTER.COM - 2018-10-18 00:00:00

The vultures are back, and so is Makanda's Vulture Fest

As temperatures in the area finally begin their descent to signal a true beginning to fall, familiar sights can be found throughout Southern Illinois. Pumpkins, mums, and the changing colors of fall are to be expected, as is — to the surprise of many an out-of-town guest — the return of vultures to

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-10-17 19:48:00

Illinois man among 8 arrested as police seize more than $700K of meth in multi-state bust

A Cairo man is among a group of eight people who were arrested in a multi-state drug bust over the last month.Along with the Drug Enforcement Administration, police from Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri seized $50,000 and more than 17 pounds of meth in multiple efforts over the last month,a news rele

NEWS-DEMOCRAT - 2018-10-17 07:43:00

Areas of IL feel 2.1M earthquake

ILLINOIS (KFVS) - An earthquake a little north of the Heartland hit on Oct. 15 at 2:31 p.m.The quake was about 6 km or 3.7 miles northwest of Sparta, Illinois.It was near Houston area of Illinois and several miles from Belleville and Waterloo.It was a magnitude 2.1 earthquake according to the USGS.C


Police arrest eight people after meth investigations

Flanked by federal, state and local law enforcement, McCracken County Sheriff Matt Carter announced Tuesday the arrests of eight people on methamphetamine-related and other charges.

PADUCAH SUN - 2018-10-17 05:15:00

Attempted Break-in at Doehring’s Pharmacy

The Nashville Police Department is seeking information on two men who attempted to break into Doehring’s Pharmacy early Monday morning.Nashville police responded to an alarm sounding at the pharmacy at approximately 1:08 a.m. on Monday, Oct. 15.When officers arrived on-scene, they found that the fro


In NAACP banquet speech, Roland Burris remembers desegregating Carbondale businesses

CARBONDALE — The 2018 general election took center stage at the Carbondale Branch NAACP 41st Freedom Fund Banquet Sunday afternoon in Carbondale Civic Center. The theme for the evening was "Defeat Hate, Vote."Keynote speaker was Roland Burris, SIU alumnus and former U.S. senator and Illinois comptro


Carbondale City Clerk's Office to be closed for one week

CARBONDALE, IL — The Carbondale City Clerk’s Office will be closed October 15-19 due to offsite training.Walk-in customer service will not be available that week while staff is away.The closure does not affect FOIA request. Those can be submitted via email tofoiofficer@explorecarbondale.com.The City


City of Herrin, IL conducting smoke test in city sewers

HERRIN, IL (KFVS) - The city of Herrin, Illinois Public Works will begin a smoke test in the city’s sewers starting Wednesday, Oct. 17.According to Director of Public Works, Tom Somers, the test will last from three to five days.The test will allow officials to identify leaks in the sanitary sewer p


City of Carbondale to close intersection for sanitary sewer replacement

CARBONDALE — The City of Carbondale will begin the replacement of the sanitary sewer on Tuesday, Oct. 23, along Oak Street.


Official: Kentucky woman, 4 kids killed in murder-suicide - WPSD Local 6

Maury County District Attorney Brent Cooper tells news outlets that the family died in an apparent murder-suicide. The dead children, who ranged in age from 8 to 16, and woman were found by a family member Monday evening. The Maury County Fire Department says it responded to a report of a shooting a


Touch of Nature receives $200K grant to begin building mountain bike trails

CARBONDALE — A long-awaited $200,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Natural Resources has been handed over to Touch of Nature, SIU Carbondale’s 3,100-acre forest and outdoor classroom, to construct Southern Illinois’s first mountain biking trails.