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'We are so very proud': Eleven ready to graduate from This Able Veteran
Eleven veterans will graduate Friday, Dec. 14 from This Able Veteran's Trauma Resiliency Program.
Submitted by Michelle Rositch/This Able Veteran
Dec 7, 2018 11:29 AM
SIU's new trail system expects to draw users from far and wide
Could SIU Carbondale soon boast one of the Midwest's premier mountain biking parks? Thanks to some imagination, hard work, determination and a new grant, that's a very real possibility.
Submitted by Christi Mathis
Dec 5, 2018 1:24 PM
Girl Scouts fascinated by the history on display at Harrison-Bruce Historical Village
Even if you've been to John A. Logan College in Carterville more times than you can count for myriad reasons, you might not have noticed the Harrison-Bruce Historical Village. The five buildings that make up the village sit on a grassy hill, just to the south of the main entrance and parking lot, overlooking the hustle and bustle of a major Southern Illinois junior college.
By Chanda Green
May 31, 2018 4:28 PM
Aspen Dental to provide free dental care for vets, June 9
On Saturday, June 9, nearly 500 Aspen Dental practices will open their doors to provide free care exclusively to as many as 5,000 of our nation's veterans.
Submitted by Spencer Tait
May 11, 2018 10:33 AM
Poshard Foundation distributes $100,000 in grants to social service agencies
The Poshard Foundation for Abused Children distributed $100,000 in grants to 30 area social service agencies in a ceremony at John A. Logan College
By Marta Prudent
May 2, 2018 9:43 AM
Record-breaking success at For Kids' Sake art auction
Local community members came together last Friday to support schoolchildren in Bangladesh at the successful 18th annual For Kids' Sake art auction closing celebration.
Submitted by Ryan Edwards
May 1, 2018 1:52 PM
Clothesline Project illustrates problem of violence against women
This powerful display of decorated T-shirts was on the campus of John A. Logan College in Carterville Tuesday. Clothesline Projects all over the world are meant to remind people of violence against women. The Project originated in Hyannis, Massachusetts in 1990 when a member of the Cape Cod's Women's Defense Agenda learned that during the same time 58,000 soldiers were killed in the Vietnam War, 51,000 U.S. women were killed by the men who claimed to love them.
Apr 27, 2018 12:25 PM
Carbondale's Marleen Shepherd wins Governor's Volunteer Service Award
A Carbondale woman is among the six Illinoisans and one business to receive Governor's Volunteer Service Awards for service in southern Illinois.
Submitted by the office of Gov. Bruce Rauner
Apr 18, 2018 2:06 PM
Rotary clubs replace Good Samaritan House floor in Carbondale
The three Rotary International clubs of Carbondale recently partnered in a joint effort to renovate portions of the residence area of the Good Samaritan House on Marion Street in Carbondale.
By Geoff Ritter
Apr 18, 2018 2:01 PM
'It's a beautiful day': Thursday marks 90th anniversary of the hanging of notorious Charlie Birger
Whether he actually called it "a beautiful day" or commented it was "a beautiful world" (accounts vary), April 19, 1928 would mark the last day that local gangster legend Charlie Birger would live to see.
BY HOLLY KEE
Apr 18, 2018 1:41 PM
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