Facts about anti-apartheid activist/former South African President Nelson Mandela, who died today at age 95.
JOHANNESBURG — Nelson Mandela, who became one of the world's most beloved statesmen and a colossus of the 20th century when he emerged from 27 years in prison to negotiate an end to white minority rule in South Africa, has died. He was 95....
The West Frankfort Lady Redbirds beat Harrisburg last week with a buzzer-beater on its own court, but on Tuesday, they weren't so lucky.
Lady Redbirds ballers Kiarha Wilce, Morgan Griffith and Jacklynn Calvert were recently named to the Harrisburg Invite All-Tournament team.
The Christopher Bearcats accomplished something Saturday that they haven't done in more than a decade: Win their own tournament.
In front of a loud home crowd, the Christopher Bearcats punched their ticket to the Turkey Tournament final.
Both the Thompsonville Tigers and Zeigler-Royalton Tornadoes started off their seasons with wins Tuesday at the Turkey Tournament.
The 2013-14 season started off with a bang for the Christopher Bearcats as they won their first game in their own Turkey Tournament Monday, blowing out Webber Township 63-37.
Heading into Saturday's contest against St. Louis College of Pharmacy, the Morthland College Patriots hadn't played a game in more than a week.
The Zeigler-Royalton-Christopher Lady Tornadoes lost some key players to graduation, but they showed that they still have some talent in Thursday's season opener.
Iran struck a historic deal Sunday with the United States and five other world powers, agreeing to a temporary freeze of its nuclear program in the most significant agreement between Washington and Tehran after more than three decades of...
Here’s a look at some of the events held today to mark the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy: - Dallas held a ceremony in Dealey Plaza, the site of the assassination. Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings told a crowd of about 5,...
Fifty years ago today, JFK was assassinated. We take a look back through stories, photos and video on our special site. Click to go there. ......
The West Frankfort Lady Redbirds started off their season on a high note Tuesday at Max Morris Gymnasium.
Click the photo to go to our special JFK site marking the 50th anniversary of the president’s assassination. We have stories, historic photos and videos, and more. ......
Two men, including one from West Frankfort, have been arrested as the result of pornography sting operations in West Frankfort and Carmi, according to Attorney General Lisa Madigan.
Morthland College played its second home game of the season Thursday and while Saturday's home opener was a breeze, this one was tight until the closing minutes.
West Frankfort resident Matt Weeks has built up quite a reputation on the court of Max Morris Gymnasium as a quality player for both the FCHS Redbirds and the Morthland College Patriots. Now, Weeks is beginning a new chapter in his basketball career as...
Last year, the Morthland College Patriots took some blows at the start of their inaugural season before they were able to get into a groove. This year, it has been a different story as the Patriots stormed out of the gates from the opening tip in their...
TACLOBAN, Philippines — Rescuers faced blocked roads and damaged airports on Monday as they raced to deliver desperately needed tents, food and medicines to the typhoon-devastated eastern Philippines where thousands are believed dead.
Remembering John Rednour: Visitation Tuesday and funeral at 11 a.m. Wednesday for Du Quoin State Bank board chairman and city's 24-year mayor
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