Journalism - State Budget Crisis - Education
As lawmakers spar over education funding reform, some local schools fear they lack cash to open in August
The Southern Ilinoisan, Jun 25, 2017 Updated Sep 30, 2018
As lawmakers gather in Springfield to attempt to hammer out a budget deal, several school districts in Southern Illinois face the possibility that they will not open this fall if Illinois fails to approve education funding.
Journalism -Regional Education
The Southern Illinoisan, Sep 9, 2017 Updated Sep 30, 2018
When the late James and Rosemary “Dee” Childress became high school sweethearts in Carterville in the 1940’s, they did not know their relationship would be so successful it would enable them to make a $1.5 million bequest to the John A. Logan Foundation. But that is exactly what happened.
Journalism - Regional Feature - above the fold
The Southern Illinoisan, Sep 2, 2017 Updated Sep 30, 2018
The men and woman of IATSE 421 are riggers, part of the invisible army of men and women who for the last 20 years have insured the entertainment at the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds runs without a hitch.
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Brew with a View: Renovated from mercantile to brewpub, St. Nicholas Landmark makes its mark with the building's storied history
Life & Style in Southern Illinois - magazine, May 17, 2019 Updated May 17, 2019
Renovated from mercantile to brewpub, St. Nicholas Landmark makes its mark with the building's storied history