Wednesday Jul 23
Carterville Beach May Reopen as Day Use Area
A former recreational area in Williamson County could see new life. There's talk of reopening the old Carterville Beach as day use area.
Wednesday Jul 23
Back-to-School Supply Drives and Giveaways
As kids head back to the classroom, several organizations are working to make sure they have the supplies they need.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Salt Shortage Impacts Local Highway Departments
Winter is still several months away, but the preparation starts now. Local highway departments typically purchase their road salt during the summer.
Fri Jul 18, 2014
Vintage 1941 B-24 bomber 'Diamond Lil' on display in Illinois
World War II enthusiasts wanting to check out one of the world's few remaining B-24 bomber planes can get their chance in southern Illinois.
Hoping to Boost Summer Lunch Programs
Officials with the USDA and the Illinois Hunger Coalition were in Williamson County to increase participation in the summer lunch program.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
B-24 Bomber Open to the Public in Marion
The plane is at Williamson County Airport for maintenance and repairs, giving people a chance to get a close-up look at the aircraft.
Eliminating A Downtown Eyesore
Neighbors have been complaining about a building for several years now. But, city leaders in Johnston City say they don't have the money for demolition.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Summer Energy Help at New Location
Crosswalk Community Action Center in Williamson County was housed at a state building near the airport, but they were forced to move when that facility was shut down.
Rare WWII bomber lands in southern Illinois
The Southern Illinoisan reports the Consolidated B-24 Liberator "Diamond Lil" landed Monday afternoon at Williamson County Airport.
3 killed in southern Illinois wreck
According to Illinois State Police, excessive speed may have played a role in a three-car wreck that claimed the lives of three people in Williamson County on Monday.
Mon Jun 30, 2014
B-24 Bomber Flies into Marion
Hundreds of people watched as the B-24 bomber "Diamond Lil" landed at the Williamson County airport Monday afternoon.