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Photo contest open for 2021 SILMG calendar
Have you ever taken a photo so good, people told you it should it on a calendar? Well, here's your chance.
Nov 17, 2020 10:16 AM
Movie theater at Carbondale mall officially reopens
Nearly two and a half years after it closed, the movie theater at Carbondale's University Mall is open for business again.
Sep 25, 2020 9:59 AM
Street Machine Nationals canceled for 2020
The Continental Tire Street Machine Nationals in Du Quoin, one of the biggest annual draws of visitors to southern Illinois, has been canceled for 2020.
Du Quoin Call staff report
Aug 19, 2020 11:09 AM
Shawnee National Forest opened campgrounds, restrooms this week
On Thursday, June 11, the Shawnee National Forest opened some campgrounds and restrooms.
Submitted by Richy Rosado
Jun 25, 2020 4:41 PM
2020 Du Quoin State Fair canceled
The Du Quoin and Springfield state fairs are being canceled for 2020, the Illinois Department of Agriculture has announced.
Du Quoin call staff report
Jun 25, 2020 4:40 PM
It's strawberry-picking time in Campbell Hill
The strawberries on the Miller family farm near Campbell Hill are ripe for picking and yes, you are welcome to come fill gallon pails of them. Or, you can buy them pre-picked, at the farm grocery. John Miller said calls are coming in from people eager to know if customers will be allowed in to pick strawberries in this, the farm's 12th season. The answer is yes and the time is now -- the first two weeks of May are the best picking time.
By Renee Trappe
May 7, 2020 10:04 PM
Tickets on sale for 2020 Street Machine Nationals in Du Quoin
Tickets are now on sale for the Continental Tire Street Machine Nationals at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds in Du Quoin, to be held Friday, June 26 through Sunday, June 28.
Courtesy of the Street Machine Nationals
Apr 8, 2020 11:00 AM
Holiday Lights Fair open; thousands expected to come to Du Quoin
The 20th annual fair opened for the 2019 season on Thanksgiving evening, giving viewers more than three miles of lighted displays, some familiar and some new.
Du Quoin Call staff report
Nov 29, 2019 12:08 PM
10th annual Burg Comics Con set for Saturday in Harrisburg
HARRISBURG -- The 10th annual Burg Comics Con will return Saturday at the Bonan Business Center in Harrisburg. The family-friendly event is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and features a packed house of vendors, gaming, cosplay, and of course all things comics, including comic book writers and illustrators. There also is a silent auction that runs from 10 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.
Aug 30, 2019 10:39 AM
Wildlife photography contest sponsored by Refuge
The Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge is hosting its annual Wildlife and Wild Places Photography Contest.
SUBMITTED BY DON MULLISON
Aug 21, 2019 10:49 AM
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