Illinois fair managers fined for free beer tickets
CHICAGO – Two state fair managers took scores of free beer tickets to use at annual events, violating a ban on accepting gifts, according to a report released by the Illinois Inspector General's office Monday.
Old Illinois theater getting new projectors
Richie Baker owns the theater in the southwest Illinois town. He tells The Southern Illinoisan that two new digital projectors are on the way at a cost of $70,000.
Perry County employee quits after theft charge
TV reports 64-year-old Paul "Butch" Stern of Sunfield stepped down from his job Thursday with the county assessor's office.
Blue Lightning at Street Machine Nationals
People from all generations flooded the Du Quoin State Fairgrounds all weekend to celebrate one thing: their love for cars.