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MURPHYSBORO — Murphysboro School District 186 released a statement Friday clarifying what it described as “misleading” statements made by the ...
Murphysboro teachers could strike Oct. 1 if they don't reach a contract deal The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — Murphysboro teachers could go on strike as early as Oct. 1 if a contract is not agreed upon before then.
Murphysboro District 186 will have school WSIL TV
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- According to the Murphysboro Community Unit School District 186, the Murphysboro Education Association and the school board have ...
Illinois Turns 200: Our First Constitution; VOICES Act; Underground Railroad History; IL Movies WILL News - Illinois Public Media
On the 21st: On this day 200 years ago, Illinois became the 21st state to join the union (yes, that's where our show's name comes from). We're bringing you an ...
Murphysboro Education Association Authorizes a Strike WSIU
The union representing teachers in the Murphysboro School District has voted to authorize a strike. The Murphysboro Education Association says the vote.
Murphysboro holds off Prairie Central in final seconds Bloomington Pantagraph
MURPHYSBORO — In a game of dominated halves, it was Murphysboro High School that came out on top Saturday at Doc Bencini Field.
Murphysboro H.S. tutor suspended from duties; investigation ongoing KFVS
A tutor and Key Club sponsor at Murphysboro High School has been suspended from his duties.
Murphysboro High School | | thesouthern.com The Southern
Murphysboro High School has honored Emily Finke, Emma Nehring, Brittany Nolen, Jessica Stein, David Szoke and Connor Tincher for academics and ...
Prep Baseball | Carterville rolls past Murphysboro | Varsity Baseball The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — Coming off an upset road win over conference rival Nashville, the Carterville Lions found the road to their liking for the second straight ...
2016 Honors: Murphysboro High School | | thesouthern.com The Southern
Murphysboro High School has recognized Heather Cross, Allison Jarrett, Caylee Jarrett, Emily Novara, Clay Rendleman and Colin Wisinski for academic ...
Bomb threat at Murphysboro High School WSIL TV
MURPHYSBORO -- Murphysboro High School Students were released early Thursday afternoon after the faculty learned of a bomb threat.
Rowdy's big night with the Red Devils KFVS
They'll be talking about a young man by the name of Rowdy Loyd for a long time at Murphysboro High School.
Construction begins on school auditorium, 1 year after roof collapse WPSD Local 6
MURPHYSBORO, IL – An area high school will soon have a new place for performances. Murphysboro High School has been without an auditorium since the ...
New Pinckneyville high school principal eager to get started Du Quoin Evening Call
Tony Wilson is eager to start his new duties at the helm of Pinckneyville Community High School.
Carbondale, Murphysboro set for 100th battle The Southern
It's been years since Mark Albertini, Carbondale High School athletic director, and Len Novara, Murphysboro High School's athletic director, strapped on the ...
Prep Girls Soccer | Murphysboro girls’ soccer team built for the long haul The Southern
When Murphysboro began its soccer program last year, the decision was made to not take the usual road of beginning the program as a JV team and two or ...
Positive effects for Murphysboro after president's visit WSIL TV
MURPHYSBORO, Ill. -- A day after President Donald Trump's Make America Great Again Rally at Southern Illinois Airport, the city of Murphysboro is still feeling ...
Murphysboro educators awarded for curriculum work on Trail of Tears The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — On her classroom smart board, Murphysboro High School teacher Stacie Tefft traced the dark line, running west to east, through some ...
Students weigh in on Illinois LGBT history class bill WPSD Local 6
MURPHYSBORO, IL — Your child may soon start learning about a new topic in their history class. A bill discussed in the Illinois House would require public ...
Country musician Drew Baldridge visits Murphysboro High School WSIL TV
MURPHYSBORO -- Heads turned at Murphysboro High School Thursday morning, as a well-known visitor walked the halls. Country music recording artist Drew ...
Murphysboro's Crimson Express enjoys winning streak The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — Several rows of students are studying the sheets of music in front of them, following instruction from the band director as they play their ...
Murphysboro school roof collapse leads to auditorium being taken down The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — The collapsed roof over the Murphysboro High School auditorium has led to that building being taken down, the district's superintendent ...
Murphysboro High School hosts its first robotics competition The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — The cafeteria of General John A. Logan School in Murphysboro was littered with robots, tools and parts Saturday during a VEX Robotics ...
Successful Murphysboro soccer program is self-funded; boys, girls teams raised $35K to start program The Southern
The Murphysboro Red Devils girls' soccer team burst onto the scene this year in spectacular fashion. The first-year team has put together a gaudy 11-4-2 mark ...
World's top Key Club project helps families in the Murphysboro area The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — When faculty adviser Bob Hall and the Murphysboro High School Key Club started a toy drive 35 years ago, they had no idea how the ...
Murphysboro High School to open despite roof collapse WSIL TV
MURPHYSBORO -- Students head back to class at Murphysboro High School on Wednesday, and administrators still have a messy situation on their hands.
40 years after Murphysboro teen's death, friends endow scholarship in his name The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — Sharon Steele, a retired bank representative, was concerned that she might not be able to continue making contributions to a long-running ...
Murphysboro High School holds production of The Little Mermaid WSIL TV
JACKSON CO. -- The Murphysboro High School Drama Club is presenting a production of The Little Mermaid this weekend.
BBQ lovers unite at Praise The Lard Cook-Off WSIL TV
MURPHYSBORO -- More than 85 teams from around the nation to compete at 31st Annual Praise The Lard Cook-Off.
Sparta outlasts Murphysboro The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — Aaron Rushing scored 13 points to lead three players in double figures and Sparta held off Murphysboro for a 48-43 win Saturday.
High schoolers paint their parking spots for behavioral health program WSIL TV
MURPHYSBORO -- Some students at Murphysboro High School spent the day painting their parking spots to raise money for the school's behavioral health ...
SIU Day pitches endless possibilities The Southern
CARBONDALE — “This is a small room, but the equipment we have here is the best in the region,” Professor Jiyong Lee told a group of five high school boys,
What Will It Take To Fix Illinois's Teacher Shortage? Illinois Newsroom
Chuck Bleyer is worried the southern Illinois school district he heads won't be able to fill an open teacher position by the time classes start this fall. Bleyer serves ...
Murphysboro shooting victim former football star - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois WSIL TV
MURPHYSBORO -- Detrick Rogers went down in Murphysboro High School history as one of the best running backs to ever play football at the school.
Murphysboro Key Club is most decorated club in the world The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — Murphysboro High School Key Club, sponsored by Murphysboro Kiwanis Club, returned from this year's International Convention in ...
Reporting disturbing posts you see on social media WSIL TV
MURPHYSBORO -- Peers of the Florida school shooter say there were many red flags on social media about the shooter's frame of mind. Reporting a post ...
Alton High names Jon Marston new head girls basketball coach RiverBender.com
ALTON - Alton High School has named Jon Marston as its new head girls basketball coach. Coach Marston's previous head coaching job was at Murphysboro ...
Murphysboro's Carter a pro at rebuilding programs The Southern
As a member of the 1983 SIU football national championship team, Gary Carter experienced the ultimate dream as a player.
Photo book celebrates Murphysboro matriarchs The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — Once upon a time in Murphysboro, mothers with about half a dozen children could somehow manage to make room or one more meal for ...
A tight congressional race at Illinois' southern edge is getting millions from national political groups. Here's why. Chicago Tribune
The race between Republican U.S. Rep. Mike Bost and Democratic challenger Brendan Kelly in Illinois' 12th Congressional District is receiving national ...
Paul Ray Grammer The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — Paul Ray Grammer, 55, passed away Monday, July 16, 2018, in St. Louis as a result of complications from heart surgery.
Murphysboro teen killed in morning car crash KFVS
Family and friends of 18-year-old Halylie Hines are remembering the teen, and doing what they can to celebrate her life.
Schools struggle to find substitute teachers - WSIL-TV 3 Southern Illinois WSIL TV
MURPHYSBORO -- As Illinois suffers though a teacher shortage, schools across the state are also struggling to find substitute teachers.
Southern Illinois Sports Resale offers parents another option for equipment The Southern
Often entrepreneurs have a business idea that hinges on finding the perfect space. Trudy Thompson's situation was just the opposite. She had the perfect space, ...
Southern Illinois ACT scores below state average The Southern
Only one public high school in Illinois's 16 southernmost counties performed above the state average on the ACT during the 2014-15 school year, according to ...
Photos: Carbondale vs Murphysboro Prep Wrestling | Photo Galleries | thesouthern.com The Southern
Carbondale Community High School hosted a wrestling duel meet with Murphysboro High School Wednesday, Jan. 27, 2016.
Murphysboro Apple Festival: A Harvest of History The Southern
When the sights and sounds of the 65th annual Apple Festival begin to fill up the Murphysboro air in mid-September, Amy Novara Murphy will have a noticeable ...
Murphysboro planning for Hometown Christmas The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — Thanksgiving is still a few days away, but lights are being strung, wreaths are going up, a giant wooden Christmas train adorns the library's ...
2017's stand-out high school students | Education | thesouthern.com The Southern
Each year, The Southern Illinois Society for High School Achievement recognizes students from Southern Illinois high schools for their achievements in such ...
Murphysboro improves to 24-3 with win over Harrisburg The Southern
MURPHYSBORO -- At Murphysboro, the defense never rests. In its 12-game winning streak, the offense has taken fewer breaks as well.
Carbondale's "second chance" high school on the brink of closure without state budget The Southern
CARBONDALE -- Student Tabetha Smith recently wrote a proposal detailing why she thinks Rebound, an alternative high school that serves hundreds of ...
Mueller wins title of Miss Apple Festival 2014 The Southern
MURPHYSBORO -- Madison Mueller was crowned Miss Apple Festival 2014 Saturday evening in Murphysboro Middle School Auditorium.
Jackson County Charities | | thesouthern.com The Southern
The Spirit of Christmas is a program begun 40 years ago by what is now the Carbondale Interfaith Council. The purpose is to provide a centralized way to handle ...
Rauner adds police stops to driver's ed curriculum WSIL TV
MURPHYSBORO -- Illinois teens, enrolled in driver's education courses, will be learning how to respond if they are pulled over by police, thanks to a new bill ...
Dan Baker's final dual meet comes down to last match The Southern
MURPHYSBORO -- Two of the longest tenured high school wrestling coaches in the region faced off Wednesday night and it came down to the last match before ...
Gary Carter named Murphysboro football coach | Varsity Football The Southern
The Murphysboro High School football program is headed in a new direction, and the school board approved the hiring of Gary Carter for the head coaching job ...
Surivors remember Tri-state Tornado 90 years later The Southern
Ninety years ago, the deadliest tornado in recorded U.S. history sliced a diagonal swath across Southern Illinois, practically obliterating the towns of Gorham, ...
Voters in Jackson County pass 1 percent school facility tax The Southern
Jackson County voters said yes Tuesday to the 1 percent tax increase proposal.
Baker makes Murphy wrestling a family affair The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — Two generations of the Baker family have been associated with Murphysboro High School wrestling since 1969, and this year there was a ...
Sandra "Sandy" K. Baskin The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — Sandra "Sandy" K. Baskin, 76, passed away Sunday, Oct. 28, 2018, at her residence in Murphysboro.
Murphysboro rolls past Roosevelt on opening night of the Ernie Bozarth Memorial Tournament The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — Two-time defending champion Murphysboro got off the fast start taking a 20-point halftime lead and cruised to a 55-38 win over Roosevelt ...
2017 Veteran's Day events in Southern Illinois The Southern
Here's a roundup of activities going on in Southern Illinois for Veterans Day, which is Saturday, Nov. 11.
Murphysboro native appears in Geico commercial starring rapper Ice-T The Southern
A Murphysboro native appears in about four seconds of the "Lemonade Not Ice-T" Geico commercial.
2016's stand-out high school students | Education | thesouthern.com The Southern
Each year, The Southern Illinois Society for High School Achievement recognizes students from Southern Illinois high schools for their achievements in such ...
Obstacle course will be a part of this year's Apple Festival The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — This year's Apple Festival will have a new attraction to try and delight the young and the youthful or young at heart.
David Lavender The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — David A. “Purp” Lavender passed away Friday, Dec. 18, 2015, at his home in Murphysboro. He was a loving and enthusiastic husband, ...
Murphysboro native nominated for 2017 Emmy for film work The Southern
MURPHYSBORO — A native son of Murphysboro has been nominated for a 2017 Emmy for his work in TV.
Prep Hoops: Hall Calls Harrisburg Daily Register
Randy Smithpeters, already one of Harrisburg High School"s greater basketball coaches, will now be recognized as one of Illinois" best high school basketball ...
FOOTBALL: Hiller makes history, Irish advance to quarterfinal Kankakee Daily Journal
Tyler Hiller put on a passing clinic as the Irish are back in the quarterfinals.
A Visit To The 2nd Highest Spot In Southern Illinois WSIU
On this edition of Enlightening The Eclipse: Countdown To 2017 we visit to the highest point in southern Illinois and talk to Teresa Gilbert, the Director.
Apple Festival: Family-friendly fun in Murphysboro The Southern
MUPRHYSBORO – A grand past, a bright future is the slogan for the 63rd annual Murphysboro Apple Festival.
SIU to host competitive high school marching band event SIU News
CARBONDALE, Ill. – It's all about the marching bands at Music and Motion. The School of Music Department of Bands and Undergraduate Admissions at ...
Don Brewer: A look back at a career in education, softball The Southern
CARTERVILLE — If there is a secret to longevity in the field of education, retired chairman of the John A. Logan College Board of Trustees Don Brewer probably ...
Pushing Payne The Southern
Murphysboro's lone senior learns to thrive at a rival school.
SIH Summer Internship Program helps shape careers The Southern
For Danielle Fisher, a charge nurse at Herrin Hospital, a high school internship has helped shape her career. Fisher was in the first class of students accepted ...
Today marks 91st anniversary of deadly Tri-State tornado The Southern
Today marks the 91st anniversary of the deadliest tornado recorded in U.S. history. The Tri-State tornado, as it came to be known, left hundreds dead and ...
Rauner tours Rebound, calls the alternative high school in Carbondale 'inspirational' The Southern
CARBONDALE — Rebound alternative education employee Stephanie Brown was so determined to confirm Gov. Bruce Rauner for a tour of the alternative high ...
Area cheerleading squads head to EHS to compete in ICCA Invitational RiverBender.com
EDWARDSVILLE - Those who argue that cheerleading is not a sport surely did not attend this Sunday's Illinois Cheerleading Coaches Association's.
Rangers earn first SIRR Conference championship with win over Red Devils Benton Evening News
The Benton Rangers (27-2) dished out a little payback Friday night when they traveled to Murphysboro High School to rematch the Red Devils.
SIU's 2018 Women's History Month celebrates women who fight discrimination SIU News
CARBONDALE, Ill. -- “Nevertheless She Persisted: Honoring Women Who Fight All Types of Discrimination Against Women” is the theme of Southern Illinois ...
Prep Hoops Preview | Harrisburg: Bulldogs learning as they go Harrisburg Daily Register
Everything seemed to be going Harrisburg"s way as the school year opened and the Bulldog basketball team learned they would be stepping down from 3A ...
Herrin determined to keep up dominance on gridiron Southwest Illinois News
Herrin High School's football team is nothing if not consistent.
John Wittenborn The Southern
CUTLER — John O. Wittenborn, 80, passed away at 7:17 p.m. Tuesday, March 29, 2016, in Memorial Hospital in Carbondale.
Former Cardinals reliever: This team’s tough The Southern
Long before Mark Rzepcynski, Octavio Dotel and Jason Motte, the St. Louis Cardinals had Jeff Keener in their bullpen.
All 2015 honors recipients by high school | Education The Southern
The Southern Illinoisan honored the region's top high-school graduates this past Tuesday at The Southern Illinoisan's 45th Annual Southern Illinois Society for ...
Du Quoin High School The Southern
Du Quoin High School has selected Emily Born, Alexandria Gossman, Quinn Kirkpatrick, Haley Kuhnert, Jennifer Lambert and Tarynn Mays for academic ...
Former Du Quoin Mayor Dr. Jack Struck, 85, dies; galvanized chiropractic's credibility, had unconditional love for his city Du Quoin Evening Call
Dr. Jack Struck, the soft-spoken yet iconic practitioner who galvanized chiropractic"s reputation as a healer of pain and suffering for over five decades, died ...
Southern Illinois Jewry: scattered, but close-knit | Local News St. Louis Jewish Light
CARBONDALE, Ill. — Rick Kodner likes to say his mission is helping 1000 Jews spread out over 40000 square miles in parts of three states practice their ...
2014 Holiday Charity List The Southern
Each Thanksgiving Day, The Southern Illinoisan continues its tradition of publishing this list of holiday charities, agencies and groups that provide a helping ...
Easter Egg Hunts The Southern
Looking for a place to hunt Easter eggs? Try one of these local Easter egg hunts:
2016 PARCC test results Chicago Tribune
The Tribune reviewed the passing, or proficiency, rate on the PARCC exams across both reading and math in all grades tested at some 3,700 schools, ...
Mascoutah named champion at competition The Southern
PINCKNEYVILLE -- The annual Mardi Gras field Show and Parade contest was Saturday, Oct. 25, on the football field at Pinckneyville Community High School.
2016 Southern Illinois Easter egg hunts The Southern
Du Quoin State Fairgrounds: 10 a.m. Saturday, March 26; egg hunts for three age categories, 1-3, 4-6 and 7-9; in case of rain, egg hunt moves inside Expo Hall; ...
Pushing for town hall, some constituents ask, 'Where is Mike Bost?' The Southern
CARBONDALE — A group of local activists gathered at the Carbondale office of U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Murphysboro, on Thursday to demand an in-person ...
Paint an animal in folk art style at The Varsity Gallery The Southern
The Varsity Gallery is hosting a workshop Sunday in which participants will paint a stylized folk art rendering of one of four animals.
'A truckload' of soul: Southern Illinois blues legend Sharon Clark dies at 66 The Southern
CARBONDALE — A gentle soul with a big voice, Sharon Clark was a “queen of the blues” in Southern Illinois. She died Friday morning at age 66 after a long.
Santa coming to University Mall The Southern
ALAN ROGERS / THE SOUTHERN Santa Claus pulls into University Mall by train Saturday, Nov. 12 in Carbondale. Children who came out to watch his arrival ...
Rauner pushes business climate reforms during visit to Continental Tire in Mount Vernon The Southern
MOUNT VERNON – Brian Rogers, an employee at Continental Tire the Americas, said he liked Gov. Bruce Rauner's comments Wednesday on the plant floor ...
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