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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...

Where to see fireworks around southern Illinois

Where to see fireworks around southern Illinois

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

July 2, 2019

This Thursday, July 4, southern Illinois will celebrate Independence Day with multiple different events.  Below is a list of different counties around the region and their planned occasions for community members to celebrate with: Jackson County  Carbondale Thursday, July 4 SIU campus Parking in the Banterra Cen...

BREAKING: Seven-year-old girl missing in Carbondale

BREAKING: Seven-year-old girl missing in Carbondale

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

June 10, 2019

The Police Department is requesting public assistance in locating Dotson. She is 4’00” tall, weighing about 70 pounds, with brown eyes and braided black hair with multi-colored beads. She was last seen wearing gray shorts, a white tee shirt, and pink shoes.

Carbondale police identify victim in ongoing death investigation

Carbondale police identify victim in ongoing death investigation

By Staff Report, News Desk

May 17, 2019

The 37-year-old woman found deceased early Friday morning has been identified as Kristin Duncan of Murphysboro. Carbondale Police responded to a call at approximately 1:49 a.m. Friday to the 800 block of West Mill Street where they found Duncan deceased inside a trash chute.

710 Bookstore to close after over 50 years in business

710 Bookstore to close after over 50 years in business

By Staff Report, News Desk

May 13, 2019

After over 50 years in business, Carbondale staple 710 Bookstore is closing its doors. The store, which moved to the former water treatment plant on South Wall Street last year, announced its closing via a Facebook post Sunday afternoon.

Environmental Ambassadors to celebrate 18th Annual Sustainability Celebration

Environmental Ambassadors to celebrate 18th Annual Sustainability Celebration

By Brandi Courtois

April 25, 2019

The Environmental Ambassadors will be celebrating their 18th year on April 30 at Guyon Auditorium in Morris Library. The event, which will start at 11 a.m., will celebrate students who participated in at least 30 hours of environmentally related service in an academic year.

Saluki Ad Club places second at regional competition

Saluki Ad Club places second at regional competition

By Brandi Courtois, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019

The Saluki Ad Club won second place in their district at the National Student Advertising Competition in South Bend, Indiana on April 12.

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