Alexander / Pulaski

Power Plant Could Bring Trouble to Nearby School

WSIL -- The owners of Jackson County's Grand Tower power plant want a change in taxes that would drastically change the amount of money going to nearby schools. Read More »

BBB Cautions Consumers About Gym Memberships

WSIL -- If you're not careful, weight-loss scams and gym memberships could be weighing you down financially. 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 »

Pinckneyville Holds Off Meridian at BIT

BENTON -- The Pinckneyville Panthers held off a furious Meridian Bobcats rally Wednesday night, picking up a 70-65 win. Read More »

Former State's Attorney Charged With Domestic Battery

MARION -- Former Pulaski County State's Attorney Grayson Gile is facing domestic battery charges in Williamson County. Read More »

Crab Orchard Survives Big Century Comeback

ULLIN -- Crab Orchard beat Century 75-73. 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 »

Bost Has Busy First Day in Congress

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Jackson County's Mike Bost, fulfilling his own dream tonight as Southern Illinois' newest Congressman. Read More »

Cairo Man Sentenced for Firearm Offense

WSIL -- A Cairo man has been sentenced to nearly five years in prison on a federal weapons charge. Read More »

Body of Pulaski County Woman Recovered From Floodwater

PULASKI CO. -- The body of a Villa Ridge woman has been recovered from floodwater in Pulaski County. Read More »

Day Two Of Eldorado Holiday Tournament Wraps Up

ELDORADO -- The semis are set at the Eldorado Holiday Tournament following day two action. Read More »

Weldon Excelling On And Off The Court

MOUNDS -- Meridian's D.J. Weldon is a point guard for the Bobcats' basketball team. He strives for excellence on the court, but it doesn't stop there. Weldon pushes himself to be the best he can be off the court as well. Read More »

Meridian Pulls Out Win Against Scott County Central

MOUNDS -- Meridian's boys basketball team played host to Scott County Central on Tuesday night. 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 »

Massac County, Carrier Mills Win At Vienna Classic

VIENNA -- Massac County and Carrier Mills both got wins at the Vienna Classic Friday night. 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 »

Indiana Man Facing Child Abduction Charge

KARNAK -- An Indiana man is behind bars accused of trying to lure a child into his car. Read More »

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