The West Frankfort Redbirds had their conference home opener Tuesday and they used a strong fifth inning to get their first conference win.
Every time Roseann Sdoia comes home, she must climb 18 steps — six stairs into the building, 12 more to her apartment. It is an old building in Boston's North End, with doors that are big and heavy, not an easy place for an amputee to live.
Massac County has been a thorn in the side of the West Frankfort Lady Redbirds for the past few seasons, but on Tuesday, the Lady 'Birds were able to keep up with the Lady Patriots. However in the sixth inning, Massac County got three runs on a long...
Both the Herrin Lady Tigers and West Frankfort Lady Redbirds track teams showed that they are the top squads in the River to River Conference on Thursday.
The West Frankfort Lady Redbirds had to deal with two rainouts this week, but it was clear Wednesday that the layoff had no effect on their hitting skills.
The West Frankfort Lady Redbirds have been on a tear lately, getting dominant wins over Hamilton County and Johnston City.
On Monday, the West Frankfort Redbirds unleashed their bats on Waltonville, and Tuesday, they did it again, this time on Elverado.
The last time the West Frankfort Lady Redbirds took on Johnston City, it was at Regionals where the Lady 'Birds emerged victorious in a nailbiter.
After struggling Wednesday in a loss to Du Quoin, the West Frankfort Lady Redbirds caught fire again Friday against Hamilton County.
They are two different styles of players, but they've become the leaders of the West Frankfort Lady Redbirds basketball team. Now, they've both been named two of the best players in the region.
The West Frankfort Redbirds were able to get two good wins over the weekend in Johnston City, but they came up short Wednesday against Carmi-White County.
Plans are in progress for the 2014 Benton Farmers' Market.
Franklin County Board Administrative Assistant Gayla Sink demonstrated how the new Franklin County website, www.franklincountyil.gov, works as County Board members watched and learned.
The chances for a West Frankfort comeback looked a little bleak Friday against Trico, but the Lady Redbirds were able to stay confident and came through in the clutch.
The West Frankfort Community High School Youth and Government class took Springfield by storm when they recently introduced a bill on the Senate floor that would legalize the agricultural growth of cannabis for industrial usage.
On Wednesday, Christal L. Tucker, 28, of Sesser and Brandon M. Rasch, 24, of Centralia, were arrested on drug related charges stemming from an ongoing investigation launched by the Franklin County Sheriff's Department, according to a release from Sheriff ...
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When the Rend Lake College Spring Musical was announced as “Little Shop of Horrors,” the Theatre Department took on the great task of creating several talking, singing, and eating puppet plants that would tower over the actors and the...
Wednesday was the season opener for the West Frankfort Lady Redbirds, and they started off on the right foot.
In less than two months, downtown West Frankfort will be abuzz with the sights and sounds of the Old King Coal festival. With cabin fever more than prevalent this winter, OKC President Steve Sawalich is expecting a throng of adults and children alike to...
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