Hamilton / Wayne

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 »

Fire Causes Severe Damage to McLeansboro Home

HAMILTON CO. -- A fire broke out Friday night causing extensive damage to a McLeansboro home. Read More »

Seminar Marks Tri-State Tornado Anniversary

CARTERVILLE -- Wednesday marked the 90th anniversary of the Tri-State Tornado. It touched down in southeast Missouri and cut across southern Illinois before ending in southwest Indiana. Read More »

Rend Lake College Makes Top 5 in National Ranking

INA -- As state budget cuts impact colleges and universities across Illinois, Rend Lake College got a bit of good news recently. Read More »

Marijuana Cultivation Center Accepting Job Applications

ALBION, Ill. (AP) - A medical marijuana cultivation center in southeastern Illinois has posted an employment application online and plans to participate in a job fair. Read More »

Heavy Rain Brings Flooding Across Southern Illinois

WSIL -- No doubt many people have begun cleaning up, or even plotting a new way out of their neighborhoods, as rain backed up creeks and rivers into villages, towns and homes Friday. Read More »

Hamilton County Man Behind Bars for Sexual Abuse

HAMILTON CO. -- A Hamilton County man is headed to prison for sexually abusing a teen. Read More »

Girl Scouts Celebrating 103rd Birthday

WSIL -- On March 12th, we say "Thanks-A-Lot" to girl scouts everywhere. Read More »

Murray Center Funding Included in Rauner Budget Proposal

CENTRALIA -- Centralia's Murray Developmental Center remains open three years after former Governor Pat Quinn called for its closure. Governor Bruce Rauner wants to continue funding the facility. Read More »

Unsung Hero: Charley Holstein

FAIRFIELD -- A Wayne County man is dedicating his time and efforts to making sure local veterans are not forgotten, even after they're buried. Read More »

Lions Outlast Mules, Advance to Benton 2A Sectional Championship

BENTON -- The Carterville Lions advanced to the Benton 2A Sectional championship game by beating Fairfield 69-57. Read More »

BBB Warns Consumers of Spring Break Travel Scams

WSIL -- We may be in the heart of winter, but many students are already counting down the days until Spring Break. Read More »

Benton Holds Off SVW to Win Regional

BENTON -- The Benton Rangerettes won their own regional, beating Sesser-Valier/Waltonville 66-56. Read More »

Hamilton County, Harrisburg To Meet In Title Game At Harrisburg Regional

HARRISBURG -- Two girls basketball games took place at the Harrisburg regional on Tuesday night. Read More »

Area Signees

WSIL -- Here is a list of area high school athletes that have signed to play in college in the February signing period. 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 »

Carmi-White County Invitational--Day 4

CARMI -- Harrisburg and Mt. Vernon (IN) picked up wins Friday at the Carmi-White County Invitational. Read More »

Stringer Performance Preparing For First Race

MCLEANSBORO -- Stringer Performance is a professional top fuel dragster team that is located in Hamilton County. Read More »

Helm the Hero as Trojans Knock off Wayne City

WAYNE CITY -- Webber Township beat Wayne City 53-52 in overtime to wrap up day one of the Conrad Allen Holiday Tournament. Read More »

Vienna Beats Hamilton County 59-51

VIENNA -- The Vienna Eagles beat Hamilton County 59-51 in the Black Diamond East opener for both teams. Read More »

Pinckneyville, Wayne City, and Hamilton County All Post Wins

MCLEANSBORO -- Pinckneyville, Wayne City, and Hamilton County all won Friday at the Lady Foxes Basketball Tournament. Read More »

Calloni Leads Bearcats to Championship Game

CHRISTOPHER -- The Christopher Bearcats advanced to the championship game of their own Turkey Tournament with a 73-46 win over Wayne City. Read More »

Johnston City Wins Black Diamond Title

MCLEANSBORO-- Johnston City dominates Hamilton County 47-6 to win the Black Diamond title. Read More »

Hamilton County 911 Proposal Triggers Concern

MCLEANSBORO -- A debate over 911 services gets heated as voters face off over life saving improvements, and their possible cost. 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 »

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