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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.…read more

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…read more

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 9-13-19

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 9-13-19

MT. VERNON — On Friday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 28-year-old Sydnee Toney of Mt. Vernon was arrested Thursday on a bond forfeiture warrant. 23-year-old Brykell Patton of Mt. Vernon was arrested Thursday for driving on a suspended license, and on two bond forfeiture warrants. 22-year-old…read more

Bail Set at $200k for Centralia Man Facing Additional Meth Charges

Bail Set at $200k for Centralia Man Facing Additional Meth Charges

MARION COUNTY — Bail has been set at $200,000 for a 52-year-old Centralia man arrested on new meth-related charges stemming from the execution of a search warrant at his home in August. Charles Hays was charged in August with Class 3 felony theft and Class 4 possession of a controlled substance after police reportedly found…read more

New Information Comes Out in Preliminary Hearing for Man Accused of Beating Boy in Centralia Street Last Month

New Information Comes Out in Preliminary Hearing for Man Accused of Beating Boy in Centralia Street Last Month

MARION COUNTY — A preliminary hearing Wednesday in the case accusing a 48-year-old Centralia man with involvement in the severe beating last month of a 15-year-old boy on a Centralia street revealed new information. Christopher James was identified in court Wednesday as the step-father of three of the four juveniles who have also been charged in connection with the…read more

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 9-12-19

Jefferson County Arrest Reports 9-12-19

MT. VERNON — On Thursday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX / WDML News: 25-year-old Brittany Henry of Mt. Vernon was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Wednesday for driving on a suspended license. 30-year-old Corbin Jones was arrested by Mt. Vernon Police Wednesday for driving on a suspended license. 49-year-old…read more

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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