A 10-year-old girl from Williamson County cut her after 7-years to help kids battling cancer.
In this edition of Unsung Hero, a 7-year-old Sesser girl raised money to support COVID healthcare workers in Mt. Vernon.
A Mt. Vernon businesswoman and fitness trainer has used her life story to inspire others and give back to her community.
In this edition of Unsung Hero, the community has recognized the men who make up the Murphysboro Knights of Columbus.
In this edition of Unsung Hero, a retired Murphysboro teacher is still teaching as a beloved substitute.
This edition of Unsung Hero takes us to Rend Lake Golf Course, where many witnessed heroism after a man collapsed on the golf course.
This edition of Unsung Hero takes us to Williamson County, where an 11-year-old boy is looking at life through a different lens, thanks to a g…
This edition of Unsung Hero takes us to Mt. Vernon, where one man has used his love for bowling to teach kids new skills and life lessons.
One Marion teen’s dream to serve the world is coming true, thanks to her fundraising efforts in this edition of Unsung Hero.
As a local Nun celebrated 49-years of service this week. Administrators at SIH share their appreciation for her work in southern Illinois over…
An 11-year-old girl’s quick actions kept her 6-year cousin from nearly drowning in this edition of Unsung Hero.
Workers at a local healthcare facility showed appreciation for the Jackson County Health Department for their efforts during the pandemic.
A Mt. Vernon woman honored her late husband when she created a scholarship in his name. The scholarship has helped high school seniors start t…
One Hamilton County woman has left a legacy of the importance of volunteerism and helping your community in this edition of Unsung Hero.
In this edition of Unsung Hero, one Du Quoin mom’s push for a high school senior prom gave students a night to remember.
A 10-year-old Franklin County boy has shown his appreciation for healthcare workers, first responders, and veterans in this edition of Unsung Hero.
A local group is helping people keep some extra money in their pockets while having clean clothes in this edition of Unsung Hero.
A Sesser woman used her business to help the high school and junior high basketball programs earn money for new uniforms.
The Coronavirus pandemic has taken its toll on many of us, but the healthcare workers have been down in the trenches fighting from day one.
One man received praise for his efforts to bring back Prom to Pinckneyville High School. His efforts rallied the community together.
PINCKNEYVILLE (WSIL) — Marion Carnegie Library has recognized a long-time volunteer for her service in this edition of Unsung Hero. Twila Coue…
CENTRALIA (WSIL) — A Centralia nursing home worker has been a bright spot for residents and staff during the coronavirus pandemic in this edit…
In this edition of Unsung Hero, an SIU fraternity has given children in Du Quoin with disabilities a safe place to play.
A Jefferson County Kindergarten teacher has set a positive example for her students and others in this edition of Unsung Hero.
CASA is known nationwide but, in this edition of Unsung Hero, we have recognized the volunteers at the CASA agencies in our region.
A Saline County woman’s efforts to help others have impacted her community here and overseas in this edition of Unsung Hero.
A Williamson County man has been recognized for helping create job opportunities for thousands in southern Illinois.