Dr. Paul Jacobs, a House candidate in the 115th district, says a Truth in Accounting report showing the high tax burden on the average Illinois citizen reiterates the same bad news he and his neighbors constituents already know.
Photographer John Longmire's work featuring local musicians was highlighted in The Varsity Center’s “Music Around Southern Illinois” exhibit in October, according to a Carbondale Chamber of Commerce press release.
Giant City Community Consolidated School District 130 had the highest rate – 63.2 percent – of students locally who passed the annual state assessments this year, according to a SW Illinois News analysis of Illinois State Board of Education data.
Athletes in Action tracks players with ties to communities within the SW Illinois News coverage area as they compete at the collegiate level. The following football players will compete during the week of Nov. 12 to Nov. 18.