Democratic state lawmakers showed their true colors in May when they demanded an investigation into an article about apparently doomed school funding reform legislation, a radio show co-host said recently.
Track and field throwers in Southern Illinois will want to mark July 8-9 on their calendar, when the Southern Illinois University (SIU) track and field team will host a clinic for at the Lew Hartzog Track and Field Complex.
Southern Illinois University baseball fans should keep an eye on starting pitcher Chad Whitmer, who was drafted by the New York Yankees recently. Whitmer was taken in the 10th round of the 2017 MLB Draft and becomes the 41st Saluki to be grabbed in the first 10 rounds.
A trio of Southern Illinois University athletes had a triumphant trip to the 2017 NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships recently, capping the outdoor season against the best of top competition in the nation.
Sen. Andy Manar (D-Bunker Hill) is demanding a state investigation after the Kankakee Times reported on the anticipated district-by-district financial impact of his Senate Bill 1, which promises to change the state's formula for dispensing money to public schools.