Murphysboro, Illinois is also saying no to recreational marijuana sales. They are the second southern Illinois town to do so. The mayor broke the tie vote after the city council voted 5-5 on the issue.
Another southern Illinois city is saying no to recreational marijuana sales.
A local city is looking to revitalize its downtown area, and city leaders want input from the community.
A southern Illinois community is mourning a hometown hero. Benton, Illinois, native Brandon Pinson was tragically killed in an explosion in Iraq where he worked defusing explosive devices. He was just 31 years old.