Union / Johnson

Regional Superintendent Matt Donkin Officially Sworn In

WSIL -- Regional School Superintendent, Matt Donkin, is now officially back on the job. Read More »

Union County Man Facing Additional Jail Time

FRANKLIN CO. -- A Union County man convicted of financial crimes in two counties now faces more jail time. Read More »

Illinois Legislators Want to Expand Lincoln Heritage Area

WASHINGTON (AP) - Members of Illinois' congressional delegation want an expansion of the Abraham Lincoln National Heritage Area that would include all the sites of his famed debates with Stephen Douglas. Read More »

July 4, 2015 Celebrations and Fireworks Displays

WSIL -- Communities throughout our region are celebrating Fourth of July with special events and fireworks displays. Read More »

Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge Passes Available

CRAB ORCHARD NWR -- The 2015/2016 Crab Orchard National Wildlife Refuge passes will be available beginning June 26 at the Visitor Center. Read More »

Weather Leaves Mark on Southern Illinois

WSIL -- Possible tornadoes and hours of rain pelted southern Illinois on Friday. Read More »

Region Prepares For Flood Flight

PERRY COUNTY -- Torrential rainfall is already leading to flooding and with the a tropical depression on the way, more flooding is likely. Read More »

Man Sentenced to 10 Years for Nursing Home Robbery

JONESBORO -- A former Jefferson County man has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for the robbery of a Jonesboro nursing home. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: June 15, 2015

WSIL -- We add Massac County to our Restaurant Report Card this month. Read More »

Dawg Daze Of Summer Held For 3rd Year

ALTO PASS -- The third annual Dawg Daze of Summer was held Sunday at Alto Vineyards. Read More »

SIUC Offers Free Dental Services to Children

CARBONDALE -- The Southern Illinois University Carbondale Dental Sealant Grant Program will provide services to children ages 3 to 17. Read More »

Unions Organize Statewide Protests Against Rauner Agenda

ANNA --Union members across Illinois took their fight against Governor Rauner's reform agenda to state buildings throughout the region Wednesday. Read More »

Police Investigate Union County Train Fire

UNION CO. -- Police investigated a train fire in Union County Tuesday evening. Read More »

Anna Man Behind Bars for Domestic Battery

UNION CO. -- The Anna man wanted for domestic battery is now behind bars. Read More »

Cobden Wins 1st State Baseball Title

PEORIA-- The Cobden baseball team won the 1A state baseball title, beating Okawville 9-3, for the school's first boys state championship in history. Read More »

63 Mile Bike Ride In Johnson County

VIENNA - Bicyclists took advantage of the sunny weather in Johnson County today, participating in a ride more than fifty miles long. Read More »

Events to Honor Fallen Soldiers Ten Years Later

WSIL -- Hundreds turned out for a ride through parts Perry and Union counties today to honor a pair of southern Illinois soldiers killed in action ten years ago. Read More »

Cobden Baseball Advances to 1A Title Game

PEORIA-- For the first time since 1987, Cobden baseball advances to the state title game, beating Fulton 6-2 in a 1A state semi. Read More »

Anna Police Investigating Retail Thefts

ANNA -- Anna Police say they've identified four people wanted in connection with thefts at Walmart. Read More »

Lick Creek Man Sentenced to 6 Years for Burglary

JONESBORO -- A Union County man has been sentenced to six years in prison for burglary. Read More »

Union County Woman Sentenced to 4 Years for Identity Theft

UNION CO. -- A Union County woman has been sentenced to four years in prison for identity theft. Read More »

Two Men Headed to Prison for Church Burglaries

UNION CO. -- Two men will head to prison for a string of church burglaries. Read More »

Cobden Outlasts Century To Win Sectional Crown

CARBONDALE -- Cobden beat Century 9-5 in ten innings to win the Webber Township 1A Baseball Sectional, in a game moved to SIU. Read More »

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