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Christopher Wins Regional Title In Three Sets Against NCOE

NORRIS CITY -- NCOE's volleyball team played host to Christopher in a 1A regional title match on Thursday night. Read More »

West Frankfort in Need of On-Call Firefighters

WEST FRANKFORT -- The West Frankfort Fire Department responds to approximately 2,000 calls a year. And, they need more on-call firefighters to help. Read More »

Halloween Costume Safety

BENTON -- It's a big weekend for kids and Halloween events. But, the costume your child is wearing could give you a real fright if they get near an open flame. Read More »

Christopher Wins Census Battle

FRANKLIN CO -- The population of Christopher will increase by more than 400 soon, but it's not because more people moved there. The Census Bureau made a mistake so the 2010 count is being corrected. Read More »

Multi-Million Dollar Grant to Boost Local Economy

WSIL -- The federal government is making a $2.8 million investment into southern Illinois communities. Federal Co-Chairman of the Delta Regional Authority Chris Masingill announced the grant Tuesday at the Benton Airport. Read More »

Candidates Vie for Franklin County Clerk

BENTON -- Two candidates are vying to be the next Franklin County Clerk. Read More »

Franklin County Classes Resume Wednesday

FRANKLIN CO. -- Classes will resume Wednesday in Franklin County. Officials say all school buildings have been inspected and the person responsible for a phony bomb threat is in custody. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: October 28, 2014

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for Tuesday, October 28, 2014. Read More »

Franklin County Schools Bomb Threat

FRANKLIN COUNTY -- Desks will sit empty in classrooms around Franklin County Tuesday morning, as all classes are cancelled for thousands of students because of a bomb threat. Read More »

Threat to Close Franklin Co. Schools Tuesday

BENTON -- Franklin County schools will not be in session Tuesday as authorities investigate a bomb threat. Read More »

Ferguson Children Visit Southern Illinois Camp

FRANKLIN COUNTY -- A group of children from Ferguson, Missouri had a chance to get out of the city this weekend. Owners of Camp Manitowa in Benton hosted 20 children for a free weekend get away. Read More »

Kids Learn About Safety at Fall Fest

WEST CITY -- First responders in Franklin County used Saturday's great weather to teach kids about safety. Read More »

Carmi-White Co. Clinches Playoff Spot

CARMI-- Carmi-White Co. coasted to a week nine win over CZR 42-6 to clinch a playoff spot. Read More »

A-J Playoff Eligible After Beating Benton

BENTON -- The Anna-Jonesboro Wildcats beat Benton 27-12 to become playoff eligible. Read More »

Carterville Ends Season Undefeated

WEST FRANKFORT -- The Carterville Lions beat the West Frankfort Redbirds to finish the regular season 9-0 for the second straight season. Read More »

Cuts to a State-Funded Program Could Hurt Food Pantries

WEST FRANKFORT -- Meat has been in short supply for area food pantries and it could get worse. The state has discontinued a program in many local counties that encourages hunters to donate deer meat. Read More »

West Frankfort Man Charged With Unlawful Restraint, Battery

WEST FRANKFORT -- A West Frankfort man has been arrested for holding his family against their will. Read More »

Ridgway Man Pleads Guilty to Pot Charges

BENTON -- A Gallatin County man has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges. Read More »

West Frankfort Home Rule: Yes or No?

WEST FRANKFORT -- West Frankfort voters approved Home Rule back in 2006. But it's back on the ballot because of efforts by residents who feel Home Rule gives the city too much leeway. Read More »

CZR Rallies to Beat Vienna-Goreville

VIENNA-- Vienna-Goreville had a 16-7 lead at the half, but CZR rallied in the second half for the 35-32 Black Diamond win. Read More »

Red Devils End Playoff Drought

BENTON -- The Murphysboro Red Devils are headed back to the playoffs for the first time since 1996 thanks to a 57-6 win at Benton. Read More »

Ewing-Northern Fire Chief Dies

FRANKLIN CO. -- Ewing-Northern Fire Chief Monty Rea has died. Read More »

West Frankfort Teens Honored For Saving A Woman From Train

WEST FRANKFORT -- Two West Frankfort teens are being recognized for saving a woman from a moving train. Read More »

West Frankfort Gets Millions for Wastewater Treatment Plant

WEST FRANKFORT-- West Frankfort is getting a new wastewater treatment plant. Read More »

Rend Lake Fishing Report: October 14, 2014

WSIL -- Here is the Rend Lake fishing report for Tuesday, October 14, 2014. Read More »

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