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Williamson County Habitat for Humanity presents home to veteran, family

MARION, IL (KFVS) - On Monday, Dec. 17, the Williamson County Habitat for Humanity turned over the keys to keys to a new home to veteran Chris Adams and his family. "I was encouraged by someone to actually apply and I normally wouldn't, because I wouldn't, I just didn't think I deserved it ya know,"

KFVS12 - 2018-12-17 22:57:00

Hospice of Southern Illinois Red Carpet Gala returning

MARION, Ill. -- The new year is almost here and a tradition in January is the Hospice of Southern Illinois Red Carpet Gala. 2019 marks the nine year anniversary of the fundraiser.

WSIL TV - 2018-12-18 14:02:00

Steve McQueen’s missing 1979 Pontiac Trans Am pulled from Illinois barn

Although nobody could envision that 1980’s _The Hunter_ would prove to be Steve McQueen’s final motion picture, the fictionalised account of real-life bounty hunter Ralph ‘Papa’ Thorson boasted Hollywood’s usual McQueen-sponsored automotive carnage – albeit it with one major difference.

MSN.COM - 2018-12-17 22:31:58

These Are The 10 Poorest Cities In Illinois For 2019

We used science and data to determine which places in Illinois are basically dead broke. Editor’s Note: This article is an opinion based on facts and is meant as infotainment. Don’t freak out we updated this article for 2019. This is our fourth time ranking the poorest places in Illinois.

ROADSNACKS.NET - 2018-12-17 23:48:10

'Ye Olde Country Store' reopens in Du Quoin

DU QUOIN -- A Du Quoin business will reopen tomorrow under new ownership. "Ye Olde Country Store" will open at 10:00 a.m. and they are going to have more than 31 flavors on hand.

WSIL TV - 2018-12-18 03:30:00

Not so fast: Mall closure date to be decided during hearing next week

MARION — The lights are dimmed, but not totally out at the Marion mall — at least not yet. Rancor was raised last month when a letter was circulated to mall tenants announcing that “Illinois Star Centre, LLC has made the difficult decision to close the mall in Marion, Illinois.”

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-12-15 13:00:00

Candy Cane Lane will compete in national Christmas lights competition

WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. -- Another season of ABC's 'Great Christmas Light Fight' ended Monday night, but one area display is already on the the schedule for next season. West Frankfort's Candy Cane Lane will be figured in next season's show.

WSIL TV - 2018-12-18 05:56:00

Man's 51-point buck could break national record set by Tennessee hunter

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Ill. (WCMH) – A hunter in Illinois could be in the running for one of the largest bucks ever shot in America. According to the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, Keith Szableswki shot the 51-point buck during the opening weekend of deer gun season in November.

WKRN - 2018-12-17 00:44:00

Two people killed in semi crash on Interstate 57

WILLIAMSON Co., Ill -- Illinois State Police confirm two people died in a semi-trailer crash on Interstate 57 Friday evening. It happened at 5:15 p.m. in the northbound lanes at milepost 52, south of Marion.

WSIL TV - 2018-12-15 04:39:00

Sporting World Stunned After American Bags Possible World Record Deer

A hunter from Illinois bagged a rare buck that put him in the running to beat the world record. According to Farm Week Now, Keith Szableswki shot a 51-point buck on private property in Williamson County, Illinois, last month.

WESTERNJOURNAL.COM - 2018-12-15 20:56:08

Marion Junior High School reports 5% truancy rate

The truancy rate at Marion Junior High School fell to 5 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a Carbondale Reporter analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.

CARBONDALEREPORTER.COM - 2018-12-16 07:00:00

Report: Former elite prospect Luke Ford not practicing with Georgia ahead of Sugar Bowl

Talented Georgia freshman TE Luke Ford (Carterville, IL) isn’t practicing with the team ahead of the Sugar Bowl, per a report from The Athletic’s Seth Emerson. Emerson reports that Ford was back home in Illinois as UGA began its bowl prep for Texas. The early indications are that Ford may leave the

SATURDAYDOWNSOUTH.COM - 2018-12-17 08:45:09

2 killed in semi crash on I-57 in southern Illinois

WILLIAMSON COUNTY, IL — Two people were killed in a crash on Interstate 57 involving one tractor-trailer Friday evening in Williamson County, Illinois. Illinois State Police say the semi was headed northbound when it crashed at mile post 52 at 5:15 p.m. The driver and passenger were both ejected fro

WPSDLOCAL6.COM - 2018-12-15 04:21:59

Two dead in accident on I-57

A driver and a passenger were ruled dead at the scene of an accident on Friday on Interstate 57 in Marion. According to a report from the Illinois State Police, a Volvo semi-trailer was northbound on the interstate at milepost 52. Preliminary investigation revealed the truck left the road to the rig

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-12-15 04:04:00

Patrick Lynch – Christopher, IL

Patrick Lynch, 88, passed away on Sunday December 16, 2018 at his home. He was born on February 23, 1930 in Chicago, IL to Owen and Mary Ellen (Marrinan) Lynch. He married Dimple (Carpenter) Lynch on August 24, 1952 and she preceded him in death on August 29, 2017.

FRANKLINCOUNTY-NEWS.COM - 2018-12-17 18:24:33

Marion mall closure date to be decided during hearing Tuesdsay

MARION — The lights are dimmed, but not totally out at the Marion mall — at least not yet. Rancor was raised last month when a letter was circulated to mall tenants announcing that “Illinois Star Centre, LLC has made the difficult decision to close the mall in Marion, Illinois.”

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-12-15 13:00:00

Marion man charged with first degree murder in 3-month-old son's death

MARION — The man arrested for the death of his 3-month-old son last month has had first-degree murder added to the list of charges he faces in Williamson County. A news release from Williamson County State’s Attorney Brendan Zanotti said that on Wednesday, Devin O'Daniell, 25, of Marion, had first d

THE SOUTHERN - 2018-12-12 17:01:00

Gorgeous sunrise in Central Illinois

We had a fantastic sunrise in Central Illinois this Monday morning. Here are just a few of the photos you sent to us.

WEEK.COM - 2018-12-17 19:26:44

Marion High School reports 10% truancy rate

The truancy rate at Marion High School rose to 10 percent during the 2017-18 school year, according to a Carbondale Reporter analysis of the latest Illinois schools report card.

CARBONDALEREPORTER.COM - 2018-12-15 07:00:00

Report of Missing Illinois Infant a Hoax, Police Say

An Amber Alert in western Illinois has been cancelled after police say a man fabricated the kidnapping to get revenge after a drug deal gone wrong. Late Saturday night, an Alert was issued after a man claimed a 13-month-old boy was kidnapped while sitting in a car at a Circle K gas station in Farmin

NBC CHICAGO - 2018-12-16 18:53:48