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SIU Carbondale to Launch Search for New Chancellor

SIU Carbondale to Launch Search for New Chancellor

CARBONDALE, Ill. (AP) — Southern Illinois University at Carbondale is launching a search for a new chancellor. The Southern Illinoisan reports the search is being conducted at the same time that the Board of Trustees is searching for a new president of the SIU system. The board hopes to complete the presidential search by the end of this year.…

Centralia Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug, Gun Charges

Centralia Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug, Gun Charges

EAST ST. LOUIS — A Centralia man pleaded guilty Thursday to federal drug and gun related charges. U.S. Attorney for Illinois’ Southern District Steven D. Weinhoft said in a press release that 48-year-old David Herron pleaded guilty to charges of conspiracy to distribute and possess meth and heroin, possession with intent to distribute meth, and…

Community Events

Local Blood Drives

  Fri, Sept 13: Nu Bowl Lanes, 1315 North 17th Street, Mount Vernon, 1:00 – 5:00 pm Wed, Sept 18: Casey Middle School, 1829 Broadway, Mount Vernon, 9:30 am – 2:30 pm Wed, Sept 18: Centralia Junior High School, 900 South Pine, 2:00 – 6:00 pm Wed, Sept 18: Centralia American Legion Hall, 117 South…

SEPTEMBER 17: U of I EXTENSION FALL GARDENING WEBINAR SERIES- ONLINE

Gardening doesn’t have to end when the calendar turns to fall. Join Ken Johnson, horticulture educator to learn about the crops that can be grown as well as other garden and yard activities to do in the fall. Register for this and all of this fall’s Four Seasons series at: https://extension.illinois.edu/global/four-seasons-gardening-webinar-series

Concert Calendar

Sebastian Bach 30th Anniversary Tour @ Delmar Hall

Sebastian Bach 30th Anniversary Tour @ Delmar Hall

Thursday, September 19, 2019 Performing the first record ’SKID ROW’ in it’s entirety ON SALE •  PRICE • GA $30 ADV | $35 DOS AGES • All Ages | $2 Minor Surcharge at Door TIME • Doors 7pm | Show 8pm Tickets available at Suite 100 at The Pageant & Ticketmaster.com

Kid Rock and Hank Williams Jr. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Kid Rock and Hank Williams Jr. @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

Friday, October 4, 2019 Hot October Nights!       ON SALE • $45 – $149+ Tickets available at LiveNation.com or the Club Fitness Box Office at Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. Tickets may be subject to fees.

Rick Wakeman Grumpy Old Rock Star Tour @ Sheldon Concert Hall

Rick Wakeman Grumpy Old Rock Star Tour @ Sheldon Concert Hall

Sunday, October 6, 2019 ON SALE • $49.50 – $69.50 TIME • Show 7:30pm Up close and personal …. The tour will “combine spellbinding piano music with side-splitting jokes and revealing insights into his 50-plus-year career.” A statement on the tour continues: “Expect an evening of superb musicianship, featuring music from Yes, Rick’s own solo epics…

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