From now through Feb. 10, area residents can clean out their closets, sparing landfills an extra burden while contributing to someone’s wardrobe by donating unwanted clothing to Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Career Closet.
The United States is considered one of the top destination points for child trafficking with cases reported in all 50 states, including 143 investigated calls to the hotline for allegations of human trafficking in 2016 by the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS).
A new monthly event series recently kicked off at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center, offering family fun -- whether it's around a campfire, or enjoying featured entertainment -- all while experiencing the great outdoors.
Community connection, comfort zones and civility complemented a recent two-hour cultural competency workshop conducted by SIU professor and Carbondale resident Randy Burnside for the benefit of Carbondale city employees.
Jefferson County’s senior citizens are no slouches, so the Senior Saints Hall of Fame Committee is honoring their efforts by soliciting nomination forms in cooperation with the City of Mt. Vernon and Jefferson County’s Board.