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Olive Branch Neighborhoods Empty After Buyouts

OLIVE BRANCH -- The 2011 floods left residents across the southernmost part of Illinois scrambling to get to higher ground. It also left many towns with tough choices. Read More »

Decision Close on Power Plant Reassessment

WSIL -- The Grand Tower Energy LLC Power Plant was hoping to lower it's value from more than $100 Million down to $7 Million. Read More »

Affordable Care Act Deadline Extended

WSIL -- If you missed the deadline to enroll in a health care plan under the Affordable Care Act, the deadline has been extended in Illinois. Read More »

Meridian Earns Top Spot In Martin's Moments

WSIL -- Meridian's boys basketball team earned the top spot in Martin's Moments this week. Meridian beat Forreston 50-35 to earn a trip to the 1A state championship game against Brimfield. Meridian... Read More »

Meridian Basketball Celebrates 2nd Place State Finish

MOUNDS-- The Meridian basketball team looks back on a successful season and second place state tournament finish. Read More »

Meridian Hoops Finishes 2nd in State

PEORIA-- The Meridian boys basketball team finishes their magical season state runner-up, after falling to Brimfield in the 1A title game 56-52. Read More »

Meridian Wins Semis, Advances to 1A Championship

PEORIA-- The Meridian basketball team beat Forreston in the state semis 50-35, to advance to the 1A championship game. Read More »

Meridian Earns Trip To State With Win Against Casey-Westfield

CARBONDALE -- Meridian's boys basketball team faced Casey-Westfield in a class 1A Super-Sectional contest. Read More »

Meridian Headed to Supers With Sectional Title Win Over Cairo

ELIZABETHTOWN-- Meridian is headed to the 1A supersectionals at SIU, with the 70-57 sectional win over rival Cairo. Read More »

Cairo, Century Score Big Regional Semi Wins

ULLIN-- Cairo cruised in their regional semi with Joppa, 100-43 and Century jumped out to the early lead on Dongola and rolled to the 60-41 win. Read More »

Steeleville Girls Win 1A Girls Sectional Title

JUNCTION-- The Steeleville girls won the 1A girls sectional at Gallatin County 61-58. Read More »

Cairo, Steeleville Girls Advance to 1A Sectional Championship

JUNCTION-- Cairo and Steeleville girls basketball teams will meet in the 1A sectional championship game after semi-final wins. Read More »

Meridian Wins Big Over Century

MOUNDS -- Meridian wins big at home over Century 62-47. Read More »

Helping Hands: February 2, 2015

WSIL -- If you're looking to volunteer, here are groups in need of some helping hands. Read More »

Rangers Retire Jo Jo's #24, BIT Day 3

BENTON -- Meridian, Sesser-Valier, and Pinckneyville picked up wins Friday at the Benton Invitational, on a night when the Rangers retired Jo Jo Johnson's #24 jersey. Read More »

Crab Orchard Survives Century's Second Half Comeback

ULLIN -- Crab Orchard gets win on bucket in the final seconds after blowing a 20-point lead. Read More »

Massac County Ends Meridian's Reign at Vienna Classic

VIENNA -- The Massac County Patriots beat Meridian 72-65 to win the Vienna Classic championship. Read More »

Hardin County, Dongola, and Elverado win at Crab Orchard

CRAB ORCHARD -- Hardin County, Dongola, and Elverado posted wins at the Crab Orchard Turkey Tournament Friday. Read More »

Ford Finding His Way

NASHVILLE, TN -- It hasn't taken Southern Illinois native Dana Ford long in coaching terms to climb the ladder and get his own Division I program. Ford was named the head coach at Tennessee State back in April. He hit the ground running and hasn't stopped. Read More »

Cairo Students Start First Day of School in New Uniforms

CAIRO -- Cairo students returned to classes Thursday with a completely new look. All students in the district are now wearing uniforms. Read More »

Sports Commentary: Your Kid's Not a Pro

WSIL -- Sports Director Darren Kinnard believes parents are a major problem in youth sports today. Read More »

Hundreds Honor Fallen Veterans In Mound City

MOUND CITY -- Mound City residents kicked off Memorial Day weekend with an annual ceremony honoring the meaning of the holiday. Read More »

Sesser-Valier Moving On To Super Sectionals

NORRIS CITY-- The Sesser-Valier Red Devils were able to take down the Cairo Pilots in their IHSA Sectional matchup. Read More »

State Police Answer FAQ Concerning Illinois Conceal Carry

Illinois State Police has released a list of frequently asked questions concerning conceal carry law in Illinois. Read More »

DQ State Fair Announces Four Free Music Concerts

DU QUOIN - Country music artists Gretchen Wilson, Darryl Worley, Aaron Tippin and Uncle Cracker will present free concerts at 2013 Du Quoin State Fair. Read More »

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