Hamilton / Wayne

Back to School Supply Drives and Giveaways

WSIL -- As kids head back to the classroom, several organizations are working to make sure they have the supplies they need. Read More »

Job Squad: July 22, 2015

WSIL -- Time for a look at who's hiring in this week's Job Squad report. Read More »

Infamous Haunted House Causes Controversy in McLeansboro

MCLEANSBORO -- An infamous haunted house could soon call southern Illinois home. But the signs posted around the McLeansboro property aren't props. Read More »

Wayne County Lineman Hurt in Electrical Accident

WAYNE CO. – An electrical lineman was seriously hurt Thursday morning after coming in contact with a high voltage power line. Read More »

Hot Temperatures Cause Hamilton County Road to Buckle

HAMILTON COUNTY -- Scorching temperatures have proven too much for some county highways. Monday, a road in Hamilton County developed big cracks, causing engineers to close the road off. Read More »

Companies Hit The Brakes On Fracking In Illinois

WAYNE COUNTY -- Oil and gas experts blame tough regulations and low oil prices for a big lag in Illinois fracking. Read More »

Southeastern Illinois Company Says It's Growing Medical Marijuana

CHICAGO (AP) - Officials at Ataraxia in the Edwards County city of Albion said Monday that they received state authorization July 10 and have started cultivating the genetic strains that will be the basis of their products. Read More »

Stringer Performance Gearing Up To Compete In Chicago

WSIL -- The Stringer Performance Drag Racing team, from Hamilton County and its driver Clay Millican are currently ranked 10th in the NHRA Top Fuel point standings. Read More »

Mt. Vernon Man Headed to Prison for Choking Juvenile

WSIL -- A Mt. Vernon man will head to prison for choking a Hamilton County juvenile. Read More »

Job Squad: July 1, 2015

WSIL -- Time for a look at who's hiring across the region in this week's Job Squad report. Read More »

Wayne City Softball Makes History By Winning Sectional Title

ODIN -- Wayne City's softball team faced Oblong in the sectional title game at Odin on Monday. 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 »

Benton Holds Off SVW to Win Regional

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

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 »

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 »

Fairfield Rolls at E-T

ELKVILLE -- The Fairfield Mules scored early and often to beat Elverado-Trico 42-8 Thursday night. Read More »

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