Randolph County News

Southeast announces Spring 2024 President’s List

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — The following students have been named to the spring 2024 President’s List at Southeast Missouri State University.   Chester Josie Kattenbraker Macey Ludwig Alison Venus   Ellis Grove Deanna Bollinger   Evansville Colby Koester   Modoc Kenzie Hahn   Red Bud Haley Billingsley Caitlin Dehne Calyn Hartmann Emily Luebkemann Carter Wiegard […]

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Southeast Announces Spring 2024 Dean’s List

CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. — The following students have been named to the spring 2024 Dean’s List at Southeast Missouri State University.   Chester, Ill. Kylie Fortner Josie Kattenbraker Macey Ludwig Brendan Murphy Molly Rowold Alison Venus   Ellis Grove, Ill. Deanna Bollinger Sam Eggemeyer   Evansville, Ill. Colby Koester Warren Mudd   Modoc, Ill. Kenzie

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Mississippi River remains below flood stage

CHESTER – The Mississippi River remained below flood stage Thursday morning, falling to 24.88 feet on the Chester gage.   It was forecast to fall to 23.8 Friday, 22.9 Saturday, 22.6 Sunday, then rise to 23.0 Monday and 23.6 Tuesday.   The high water has forced the suspension of ferry service between Ste. Genevieve, Mo.

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Lanes reopening where possible for Memorial Day travel

SPRINGFIELD – The Illinois Department of Transportation has announced that lanes that have been closed for construction will reopen, where possible, for the Memorial Day holiday to minimize travel disruption.   Non-emergency closures will be suspended from 3 p.m. Friday, May 24, to 11:59 p.m. Monday, May 28.   The following lane closures will remain in

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Build the blood supply: Give blood or platelets now with Red Cross

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — Late May signals the beginning of a busy time for celebrations and summer holidays. The American Red Cross asks donors to make an appointment to give blood or platelets now before calendars start to fill up. Donors of all blood types – especially those giving type O blood and donors giving

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SIU-Carbondale releases list of local spring graduates

CARBONDALE — Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has released a list of graduates from the River Region counties of Randolph, Ill., and Ste. Genevieve and Perry, Mo.   A star preceding a graduates name denotes a 4.0 grade point average.   This list is for students whose residence is in Randolph County, Ill., or Ste. Genevieve and

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SIU-C releases spring semester dean’s list

CARBONDALE — Southern Illinois University-Carbondale has released its spring semester dean’s list. Our list includes students whose residence is in the River Region counties of Randolph, Ill., and Ste. Genevieve and Perry, Mo.   A star preceding the name indicates a 4.0 grade point average.   The number following the name indicates the students year.

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SIU Flying Salukis finish second in nation; recent SIU grad earns top pilot honors

by Pete Rosenbery CARBONDALE, Ill. — Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Flying Salukis might be young, but youth didn’t stop the team from continuing its legacy of victory in collegiate aviation last week. SIU Carbondale Flying Saluki co-captain Dayne Snodgrass holds the nation’s top pilot award alongside trophies the team earned this past week in the

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Shorter University reports Chester student received degree

ROME, Ga. – Shorter University has announced those who received degrees during the 2023-2024 Academic year.   Ian Reith, of Chester, IL, is among those who received their degree.   Reith earned a Bachelor of Business Administration.   Shorter University held its 2024 commencement exercises on Thursday, May 2, in the Winthrop-King Centre on Shorter’s

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