Thursday Mar 6
Ill. victim who backed concealed carry gets permit
A southern Illinois retiree whose legal fight helped bring about an end to the state's last-in-the-nation ban on concealed carry has become among the state's first to get her permit to have a handgun in public.
Coroner: Cobden man's death accidental from fall
A southern Illinois coroner says a 41-year-old man whose body was found in a Cobden alley died after he fell while walking and asphyxiated.
The Daily Gazette
Farmers pull land out of conservation
Bill Bass, 63, harvests corn on acreage near the southern Illinois town of Cobden.
Seven Face Drug Charges in Union County
A four-month drug investigation by the Union County Sheriff's Office has resulted in meth and heroin charges for seven people.
Belleville News Democrat
Enyart meets members of his advisory panel on agricultural issues
U.S. Rep. Bill Enyart, D-Belleville, met for the first time with 12 of the 16 people serving on his new Agricultural Advisory Committee at their initial meeting Thursday at the Jackson County Farm Bureau in Murphysboro.