Brush Fires Keep Fire Crews Busy

WILLIAMSON CO. -- Lake of Egypt fire crews battled two brush fires Saturday, one of which lasted nearly three hours. Read More »

Herrin's Drug Take-Back Day

HERRIN -- There was a unique role change Saturday at the Herrin Kroger Pharmacy. It wasn't just handing out drugs, but collecting them as well. Read More »

Miners Baseball National Anthem Competition

MARION -- A group of hopefuls tried out to be the lucky person that gets to open the Miner's season this summer with the National Anthem. Read More »

Pepsi MidAmerica Expanding

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) - A Pepsi franchise is planning to build a new customer service center in Cape Girardeau that could create 74 jobs. Read More »

Drug Conference Expanding Focus to New Problems

CARTERVILLE -- Meth has been a scourge across Southern Illinois for a long time. However, new drugs are coming on the scene. Read More »

Marion Raises Hotel Tax

MARION -- Visitors will soon pay a little extra for an overnight stay in Marion. On Monday, the city council approved a one percent hike in the hotel tax. Leaders say it will help cover operating expenses of the new recreation center. Read More »

Pay It Forward: Lunchtime Surprise in Marion

MARION -- There's nothing like ordering your favorite pizza, with all your favorite toppings, and then learning it's already been paid for. Read More »

Rich Pribble Benefit

WSIL -- A beloved softball coach in Herrin is suffering from an obscure illness, but he's getting a lot of support from the community. Read More »

"Clothes for Kids" Fundraiser May 8th

COBDEN -- Rustle Hill Winery will host its 5th annual "Cigars and Guitars Under the Stars" event to benefit the Fowler-Bonan Foundation's "Clothes for Kids" program on Thursday, May 8. Read More »

Restaurant Report Card: April 14, 2014

WSIL -- There are hundreds of places to eat in Southern Illinois. News 3 takes a closer look at what's going on in the kitchen when you sit down for your favorite meal. Read More »

Church Moves into Former Marion Walmart

MARION -- Cornerstone Church has officially moved into the former Marion Walmart. Read More »

More Funding for Local Transportation Projects

WSIL -- Two southern Illinois areas will get a piece of the $52.7 million being spread throughout the state for transportation projects. Read More »

Local Landscape Expert Gives the OK for Spring Planting

HERRIN -- Spring is here, and the green thumbs among us are itching to get out in the yards and gardens. This year's longer, colder winter slightly delayed spring planting, but those looking to dig in may not be out of the clear just yet. Read More »

Johnston City Grade Schools Switching to Attendance Centers

JOHNSTON CITY -- Students and teachers at Johnston City schools face some big changes this coming fall. The district is turning its three elementary schools into attendance centers. Kids will be divided based on grade levels. Read More »

Unsung Hero: Steve Venable

MARION -- A Marion crossing guard saved the day after high water blocked the path to school for many students. Read More »

Carterville Softball Picks Up Win Against Nashville

CARTERVILLE -- Carterville's softball team claimed the 2-0 win against Nashville on Thursday. Read More »

Local Service Dog Trains for New Mission

CARBONDALE -- A local service dog lost her owner in a February car crash. She's now getting a second chance to help a veteran recover. Read More »

Martin's Moments Features Dunk

CARTERVILLE -- Jarvis William's dunk claimed the number one spot in Martin's Moments this week. Read More »

Marion Softball Rallies To Beat Herrin

HERRIN -- Marion's softball team rallied from down 10-2 to beat Herrin 11-10 in eight innings. Read More »

Pay It Forward: McDonald's Drive-Thru Giveaway

HERRIN -- It's day two of our Pay it Forward campaign. Wednesday's giveaway was in Herrin. Read More »

2 Arrested for Burglary, Theft

BENTON -- Two Herrin men have been arrested for burglary and theft in Franklin County. Read More »

Saving the Arts

WILLIAMSON COUNTY -- Johnston City administrators have decided to eliminate all art programs next school year. The cost-cutting measure has drawn a strong reaction from the community, so a group is fighting to come up with alternative funding. Read More »

Volley for Mollee

CRAB ORCHARD-- Crab Orchard senior Mollee Whitehead was selected to take a volleyball trip of a lifetime in July. Read More »

Free Credit Education Classes

MARION -- Bad credit can keep you from getting a job, a house and much more, but the H Group and Auto Credit of Southern Illinois are hoping to help. Read More »

Marion Police Ask For Help In Theft Investigation

MARION - Marion police is asking for help from the public to identify a man wanted for questioning for a possible theft. Read More »

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