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Suspect arrested after possible attempted abduction at Macy’s in Carbondale

By Staff Report, News Desk

September 9, 2019

Carbondale police officers responded to a call regarding a possible attempt to abduct a child at Macy’s department store in the University mall on Sept. 8 at approximately 3:53 p.m.

Fall 2019 enrollment: SIU to release numbers Sept. 4

Fall 2019 enrollment: SIU to release numbers Sept. 4

By Staff Report, News Desk

September 3, 2019

Southern Illinois University Carbondale will be releasing enrollment numbers for fall 2019 on Wednesday, Sept. 4 at 2 p.m., according to Rae Goldsmith, chief marketing and communications officer for the university. 

One injured after shooting Friday night in Carbondale

One injured after shooting Friday night in Carbondale

By Staff Report

August 31, 2019

Police are investigating a shooting that took place just before 10 p.m. Friday night on the 300 block of East Hester Street. One received non-life-threatening injuries according to a release by the SIU Department of Public Safety.

Snake Road to close for fall migration

Snake Road to close for fall migration

By Brandi Courtois, News Editor

August 30, 2019

The fall closure of Forest Service Road 345, which takes place from Sept. 1 to Oct. 30, is part of a biannual closure.

State Representative Terri Bryant Declares Candidacy for 58th District State Senate Seat

State Representative Terri Bryant Declares Candidacy for 58th District State Senate Seat

By Grace Schneider, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2019

State Rep. Terry Bryant (R- Murphysboro) declared at the Du Quoin State Fair on Aug. 27 that she will be pursuing the 58th district State Senate seat.

Representative Mike Bost announces grant for Centerstone’s Early Head Start program

Representative Mike Bost announces  grant for Centerstone’s Early Head Start program

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

August 29, 2019

On Aug. 22, 2019, Illinois representative Mike Bost granted Centerstone of Illinois, Inc. in West Frankfort a $753,737 grant. The money will be going towards the Early Head Start program, which, according to their website, provides services to low-income pregnant women and children ages 0- to 3-years-old.

Two-vehicle accident blocks intersection at Grand and S Illinois Ave

Two-vehicle accident blocks intersection at Grand and S Illinois Ave

By Staff Report, News Desk

August 28, 2019

Two vehicles were involved in an accident at the intersection of Grand Ave and South Illinois Ave (Highway 51). 

Welcome Fest, Downtown Carbondale Scavenger Hunt to take place Friday for freshman

Welcome Fest, Downtown Carbondale Scavenger Hunt to take place Friday for freshman

By Elzabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter

August 22, 2019

Every year for Saluki Startup, the SIU Welcome Fest and a Scavenger Hunt are hosted for the incoming freshmen.

Carbondale Police searching for missing teen

Carbondale Police searching for missing teen

By Staff Report, News Desk

August 14, 2019

Gracie Moses-Chad, a 13-year-old girl who attends Carbondale Middle School, was reported missing to the Carbondale Police at 6:45 p.m, according to a press release by the Carbondale Police. According to the release, Moses-Chad was last seen at approximately 11:30 a.m. at the middle school and did not board the bus. 

Stix to close, Levels plans reopening

Stix to close, Levels plans reopening

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

July 25, 2019

Stix, a local bar that has been open since the 1980s, is set to close on Aug. 10. A farewell party has been set up on Facebook for Aug. 9 from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m., at the bar to commemorate the closing of a Carbondale staple and reopening of the future of Carbondale.  “It's more about the city’s 11.75 percent sa...

Confederate Railroad to perform at Black Diamond Harley-Davidson 

Confederate Railroad to perform at Black Diamond Harley-Davidson 

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

July 10, 2019

Black Diamond Harley-Davidson, located at 2400 Williamson County Drive in Marion, announced on Wednesday that Confederate Railroad will play at the dealership on Thursday Sept. 5, according to a press release from the dealership. “We have hosted many bands over the years,” Shad Zimbro, co-owner of Bla...

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