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RLC Car Show Set for October 9

INA – Help support the next generation of automotive enthusiasts by participating in the 8th annual Rend Lake College Car Show on Saturday, Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. The show will have a $15 registration fee that helps fund the RLC automotive student scholarships. Registration will run from 9 a.m. to noon

City of Carbondale to Host Employment Fair

CARBONDALE – The City of Carbondale is teaming up with Carbondale Main Street, Man-Tra-Con, the Illinois Department of Employment Security and the Carbondale Chamber of Commerce to host an employment fair on Wednesday, Sept. 29. The fair will be held at the Carbondale Civic Center from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is an opportunity

Presidents of Southern Illinois Community Colleges Speak Out, Unified on COVID-19 Mandates

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS – Presidents of southern Illinois community colleges have released a group statement regarding the COVID-19 pandemic and say they are working hard to develop and operationalize mitigation protocols at their various campuses. Presidents from Kaskaskia, Rend Lake, John A. Logan, and Southeastern Illinois wrote the joint statement addressing recent decisions by the Governor

Mt. Vernon Man Arrested on Cocaine Charge

MT. VERNON – A 24-year-old Mt. Vernon man was arrested over the weekend on a warrant charging him with delivery of cocaine. Lamar Williams Junior was arrested Saturday by Mt. Vernon Police. He was formally charged Monday in Jefferson County Court with Class 1 felony delivery of between 1 and 15 grams of cocaine. Williams

Murbarger Murder Trial Set for January 18

FAIRFIELD – A January jury trial has been scheduled in the case of 25-year-old Brodey Murbarger who is accused of murdering his 15-year-old girlfriend in 2014 and then hiding her body in a shallow grave in rural Wayne County. Murbarger appeared via Zoom for a brief pre-trial conference in Wayne County Circuit Court Tuesday where