BENTON -- The staff at Extreme Exigency Shooting Park honored this Memorial Day weekend by teaching a free concealed carry class for local veterans.
WEST FRANKFORT -- After eight years in operation, Morthland College is shutting down, according to a release from a college spokesperson. This comes following a year of bad news for the school, which included federal investigations, tax liens and hefty fines.
MOUND CITY -- Every year dozens gather at the Mound City National Cemetery for a memorial day service to honor our nations heroes.
MARION -- This afternoon, over a hundred people showed at Black Diamond Harley Davidson for a flag raising ceremony to honor our nation's heroes. Recently, Black Diamond installed an 80 foot flag pole and today they started flying a 20 by 30 United States American Flag.
WSIL -- With just a few days to go until the May 31 deadline, Southern Illinois lawmakers said they're cautiously optimistic that an Illinois budget will pass before the end of the month.
POPE COUNTY-- So far this year there have been 4 major falls in southern Illinois parks with 3 of them fatal. At Burden Falls in Pope County, there have been five separate incidents this week alone. The incident Thursday was a fatal fall.
SPRINGFIELD -- After Governor Bruce Rauner's attempt to bring back the death penalty this month, a group of southern Illinois lawmakers join the effort.
SPRINGFIELD -- The largest union of state workers could receive millions of dollars they were promised years ago under a bill passed in the House.
CARTERVILLE-- Dog owners in Carterville have a new place to cool off during the summer heat, thanks to project by area college students.
MOUND CITY -- Dozens of volunteers gathered at Mound City National Cemetery to place 9,000 flags throughout the cemetery a few days before Memorial Day.