Perhaps atoning for past sins, Hollywood named the brutal, unshrinking historical drama "12 Years a Slave" best picture at the 86th annual Academy Awards.
Heading into this season, the Sesser-Valier Red Devils had the potential to win a Regional championship, but very few saw them winning it in such convincing fashion.
With less than a week to go before the Academy Awards, the Dolby Theatre in the heart of Hollywood is on lockdown. Guards stand at every door, and handlers with walkie-talkies keep a close eye on any visitors.
The Frankfort Community High School Senior of the Month for February is Kayla Piersol. Piersol is the daughter of Jim and Paul Piersol.
Benton freshman Derek Oxford, who was playing in his first-ever high school postseason game, drove the length of the floor and hit a lay-up with 1.8 seconds remaining to give the Rangers a 60-58 win over West Frankfort
Another Regional game came down to the wire for Zeigler-Royalton Thursday, and once again, the Tornadoes were able to emerge victorious.
Late in the second half of a hard-fought Regional game, Sesser-Valier looked to its backcourt to deliver a victory and it was up to the challenge.
From a very early age, 14-year-old Brax Melvin began gravitating to the stage like a moth to a flame. Cast in numerous shows around the area, he has had plenty of time in the limelight. So when the curtains open in March for Beauty and the Beast at the...
Zeigler-Royalton senior Andrew Reece didn't expect to be the hero in Tuesday's Regional game against Shawnee, but he ended up coming through for his team.
After a discouraging loss to rival Zeigler-Royalton Friday, the Christopher Bearcats were able to get back on track Monday at Regionals.
The Southern Illinois Parrothead Club has spent the last seven years living the international club's motto, “Party with a Purpose.”
The Christopher Bearcats held their Senior Night Friday, but after the game with rival Zeigler-Royalton, it was the Tornadoes who ended up celebrating.
On Thursday, Mayor Tom Jordan met with the Lion's Club of West Frankfort and spoke to members about a February 13 gathering of the city's business owners who met to discuss the future of West Frankfort, namely problems currently plaguing the town and...
Four years after the devastating loss of her son Dustin (“Dusty”) Duncan, Dora Duncan is starting to master the art of living again.
H Group Director of Rehabilitation Rob Ford has made several appearances around the community to talk about changes to the recycling program that services businesses throughout Southern Illinois.
An administrative aide and publicist at Du Quoin State Fair has been chosen as its manager, the Illinois Department of Agriculture announced Friday.
Sometimes a team can shoot the ball terribly, yet still end up getting a win, and that was the case with the Christopher Bearcats Saturday.
When the West Frankfort Central Junior High School eighth-grade Beta Club set their sights on the 2014 Illinois Jr. Beta Convention in Springfield this week, their aim was to win, and win they did, bringing home eight plaques on Tuesday with first and...
Archrivals Benton and West Frankfort faced off at the Du Quoin Regional and it started off as a hard-fought game.
Despite what the final score says, Tuesday night's varsity boys basketball game between West Frankfort and Du Quoin was a lot closer than a 20-point blowout.
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