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University Place Dental to host Free Dental Day this Friday

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

June 19, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News

On Friday June 21, residents in the Carbondale area will have an opportunity to receive free dental services at University Place Dental, a Carbondale dental office, located on Main St. This opportunity to receive free dental services is part of Free Dentistry Day, a day dedicated to providing free denta...

Du Quoin’s 2019 State Fair Grandstand lineup released

Du Quoin’s 2019 State Fair Grandstand lineup released

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

June 17, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News

This year’s Du Quoin State Fair Grandstand lineup was released on Monday morning. The lineup features several well-known country artists. The lineup was released by Illinois e-News Release. The Du Quoin State Fair runs from Aug. 23-Sept. 2. The admission to the fair is free, but tickets to th...

Carbondale community searches for missing seven-year-old

Carbondale community searches for missing seven-year-old

By Isabel Miller, Photography and Multimedia Editor

June 11, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News, Showcase

Patrice's grandmother Barbra Dotson came from Chicago to look for her youngest grandchild. "Take her to the police station, the hospital, take her anywhere just leave her there. You don't have to give your name or nothing. Just give my grandbaby back," Dotson said.

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


Filed under City, Editor's Picks, Latest News, News Briefs, Uncategorized

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.

Sunset Concerts returning to Carbondale for a 41st summer of live music

Sunset Concerts returning to Carbondale for a 41st summer of live music

By Elizabeth Biernacki, Staff Reporter:

June 7, 2019


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, City, Editor's Picks, Latest News, Music, Uncategorized

The concerts are free to the public and start at 7 p.m. every Thursday, excluding the Fourth of July holiday. There will be six concerts throughout the summer.

Carbondale’s only gay bar to close

Carbondale’s only gay bar to close

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

June 6, 2019


Filed under City, Latest News

Street Bar, Carbondale’s only gay bar, is set to close. Following the celebration of 50 years since Stonewall the weekend before, Street Bar, located at 213 East Main Street, will be closing its doors.

The Big Ride for EB passes through Carbondale

The Big Ride for EB passes through Carbondale

By Emily Cooper, Editor in Chief

May 25, 2019


Filed under City, Features, Latest News

The Big Ride for EB 2019-2.0 started on April 24 in Yorktown, VA heading to Seattle, WA, and then back to Yorktown, according to the ride’s website. The ride is to raise awareness for Epidermolysis Bullosa, which is a generic connective tissue disorder according to Leslie Rader, a volunteer board of director at Debra of America.

SIU changes housing employment policy, allows RAs to have second job

SIU changes housing employment policy, allows RAs to have second job

By Rana Schenke, Managing Editor

May 22, 2019


Filed under Campus, In Depth, Latest News

After struggling for months for the ability to get a second job, Resident Assistants at SIU have gained the ability to hold a second on-campus job next fall with a change to University Housing’s policy. The updated policy allows RAs to work up to five hours a week at an on-campus job, while still receiving their housing, meal plan, and $600 per semester stipend according to Lori Stettler, Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs.  

Carbondale police identify victim in ongoing death investigation

Carbondale police identify victim in ongoing death investigation

By Staff Report, News Desk

May 17, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News, News Briefs

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


Filed under City, Latest News, News Briefs

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.

WSIU executive director to take new post in Indianapolis

WSIU executive director to take new post in Indianapolis

By Brian Munoz, Editor in Chief

May 2, 2019


Filed under Campus, Latest News

"Greg is a collaborative leader," Brenda Horn, WFYI board vice chair, said in a statement. "He’s always suggesting new ideas and bringing people together around those ideas. His passion for public media comes through at all levels."

One injured after Carbondale shooting Thursday morning

One injured after Carbondale shooting Thursday morning

By Staff Report, News Desk

May 2, 2019


Filed under City, Crime, Latest News

One person was injured after a shooting on the 700 Block of South Lewis Lane early Thursday, according to a Carbondale Police news release.

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