- Obama shortens sentence of inmate from Cape (1/19/17)9
- Jackson police describe night of anger, car crashes, drug possession by 18-year-old (1/22/17)5
- Business notebook: Jackson salon owner also opens a clothing store (1/16/17)
- Area hospitals hope a box helps prevent infant deaths (1/19/17)6
- Meat-processing plant faces $70K penalty for Clean Water Act violations (1/17/17)4
- Local students to perform with choir at inauguration (1/19/17)3
- Southeast to lose $3.5 million from state in budget cuts (1/18/17)21
- Subjects of interest in 1992 killing take polygraph tests; results not revealed (1/18/17)2
- Governor cuts $146 million, colleges take hit (1/17/17)
- Comedian, cancer survivor Tom Green headlines sold-out Cancer Center benefit (1/22/17)
"Southern Illinois Has Talent"
Finalists for the Southern Illinois Has Talent show scheduled for Saturday night Sept 5 on stage in front of the main grandstand were determined in preliminary competition held at the Fair grounds on Aug 30. There was four different age groups in the preliminaries. In the age group of,
15-24 yr olds Kevin Harbison 18 of Matthews, Mo. took first place and was invited back on Sept 5 to Battle for Grand Championship at Du Quoin State Fair in his age group. Kevin Harbison won ist place an the title as "Southern Illinois Has Talent"