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SICF begins 1st Annual GiveSI Campaign to give back to Southern Illinois Non-Profits

SICF begins 1st Annual GiveSI Campaign to give back to Southern Illinois Non-Profits

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS (WBC/DANA COMM.) — GiveSI is a community day of giving for all of Southern Illinois in conjunction with the global movement Giving Tuesday. The 30-hour community block of giving supporting nonprofits as well as growing philanthropy in the 17 southernmost counties of Illinois begins Monday, November 30th, at 6pm and runs through the day…

Two men stabbed at Sandoval residence

Two men stabbed at Sandoval residence

SANDOVAL, IL — Sandoval police are investigating a double stabbing that occurred Thanksgiving afternoon. According to the police department, Centralia police received a call around 2:13 p.m. Thursday from SSM Health St. Mary’s Hospital in Centralia reporting two men had been brought in with stab wounds. It was then discovered the men were stabbed at…

Train hits car stuck on Carbondale railroad crossing

Train hits car stuck on Carbondale railroad crossing

CARBONDALE, IL — A train crash was reported in Carbondale Wednesday night. According to Carbondale Police, around 10:50 p.m. officers responded to the railroad crossing on Main Street. Officers learned a driver mistakenly drove a passenger vehicle onto the railroad tracks, turning north from Main Street and became stuck. Officers contacted the Canadian National Railroad…

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Covid-19 Information

Practice social distancing by putting space between yourself and others. Continue to practice healthy habits to help slow the spread of #COVID19. . • Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds • Clean and then disinfect frequently used surfaces • Stay home if you’re sick • Avoid touching your face Learn more about staying safe…

Local Blood Drives

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donations as hospitals resume non-urgent and elective procedures, increasing the demand for blood products. Blood donors are urgently needed to make donation appointments to prevent another shortage like the one that occurred at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March.  Tue, Nov 24: Laborers…

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RESCHEDULED- The Guess Who @ River City Casino & Hotel

RESCHEDULED- The Guess Who @ River City Casino & Hotel

RESCHEDULED – March 6, 2021 @ 8:00 pm @ River City Casino & Hotel ON SALE •  PRICES • $77.50, $57.50, $52, 50, $47.50, $42.50, $29.50 TIME • Show 8:00 pm If you have purchased tickets to this show, please keep them as they will be valid for the rescheduled concert. Tickets available at River City Casino or at Ticketmaster.com. Guests must…

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