Southern Illinoisan


Teen Rodeo Rider Recovering After Freak Accident

A Carbondale teen plans to climb back in the saddle after severing a portion of her thumb in a freak rodeo accident.


A man poses during the 2012 Gathering of the Juggalos in southern Illinois. (Photo via Flickr).

Southern Illinois ‘Gathering of the Juggalos’ Festival Relocating

One man died during this summer’s festival at the Hogrock campground. Dozens were arrested on drug-related and disorderly conduct charges.



Charges Dropped Against Man Accused In Son’s Death

Illinois State Police had said Jackson Pruett was taken unresponsive to a Metropolis hospital in April 2010. The toddler died two days later at a St. Louis hospital.



Southern Illinois Throat Slasher Sentenced to 30 Years

Twenty-year-old Antonio Smith was sentenced Friday in Franklin County.


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