Hamilton / Wayne

Murray Adds 100M Tons to Illinois Coal Holdings

ST. LOUIS (AP) - A leading U.S. coal company says it has added roughly 100 million tons of coal reserves and resources to its southern Illinois portfolio. Read More »

Fairfield Pulls Out Regional Win Against Hamilton County

DU QUOIN -- Fairfield's volleyball team faced Hamilton County at the Du Quoin regional on Tuesday. Read More »

Johnston City Wins Black Diamond Title

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

Chester Scores Late to Beat Fairfield

FAIRFIELD -- The Chester Yellow Jackets scored with nine seconds left to beat the Fairfield Mules 33-28, clinching a share of the Black Diamond title. Read More »

Two Candidates Hoping to Become Next Hamilton County Sheriff

HAMILTON CO. -- Hamilton County voters will select a new sheriff on election day. The current sheriff is retiring and leaving a vacancy at the top of the department. Democrat Robert Crow and Republican Robert Miller are vying to fill the spot. Read More »

Landowner Speaks Out About Fracking Lawsuit

FAIRFIELD -- A group from Wayne County says they're fed up with state leaders, so they'll take them to court to get fracking. Read More »

Johnston City Moves into Driver's Seat of Black Diamond

FAIRFIELD -- The Johnston City Indians won at Fairfield 35-20 in a matchup of two of the three teams atop the Black Diamond. 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 »

Delay in Fracking Spurs Lawsuit in Wayne County

ST. LOUIS (AP) - Landowners in southern Illinois' Wayne County are suing the state, saying its lengthy process before issuing permits for high-volume oil and gas extraction is costing them money. Read More »

Lady Foxes Win In Straight Sets Against Indians

WSIL -- Johnston City's volleyball team played host to Hamilton County on Tuesday night. Read More »

Mules Clinch Playoff Spot, Tied for the Black Diamond Lead

SESSER -- The Fairfield Mules used a big second half to beat Sesser-Valier/Waltonville/Woodlawn 40-14. Read More »

Dairy Queen Says Data Breached at Stores

NEW YORK (AP) - Ice cream and fast food chain Dairy Queen is the latest retailer to reveal a hack of its customer data. Read More »

McLeansboro Man Sentenced to 15 Years

MCLEANSBORO -- A Hamilton County man has been sentenced to 15 years in prison for sexually abusing a child. Read More »

Hamilton County Wins 1A Boys Golf Regional

MT. VERNON -- The Hamilton County Foxes won their own 1A golf regional. Carmi-White County and Vienna also advanced to next week's sectional. Read More »

Carmi-White County Clobbers Hamilton County

MCLEANSBORO -- Carmi-White County beat Hamilton County 42-8. Read More »

Eldorado Shocks Fairfield

FAIRFIELD -- The Eldorado Eagles went into Fairfield Friday night and shocked the Mules 60-58 in overtime. Read More »

Sack Hunger: Carmi-White County @ Hamilton County

WSIL TV -- We're calling on you to help us put food on the table for needy families, as we continue our Sack Hunger food drive. Read More »

Eldorado Runs Hamilton County

ELDORADO -- The Eldorado Eagles ran all over the Hamilton County Foxes Friday night, 48-8. Read More »

Mules Run Roughshod over Eagles

VIENNA -- Fairfield improved to 4-0 Saturday, beating Vienna-Goreville 53-10. Read More »

Foxes' Fantastic Finish

MCLEANSBORO -- The Hamilton County Foxes picked up their first win of the season, 22-20 over Vienna-Goreville Friday night, courtesy a 50-yard touchdown pass as time expired. Read More »

Hamilton County Beats Vienna-Goreville On Last Second Hail Mary

MCLEANSBORO -- The Hamilton County Foxes rallied to beat the Vienna-Goreville Eagles 22-20 Friday night on a last second hail mary. 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 »

Class Act: Mrs. Folden's Civics Class

HAMILTON COUNTY-- A Hamilton County senior civics class is learning the importance of voting. After many of Mrs. Folden's students voted for the first time in this year's primary, they are excited to vote in the general election this November. 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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