WJPF Morning Newswatch

John Shimkus 12-31-2014

Congressman John Shimkus (R-Collinsville) joins The Morning Newswatch to discuss his thoughts on the ending of the war in Afghanistan

Gary Forby 12-30-2014

State Senator Gary Forby (D-Benton) joins The Morning Newswatch to discuss what the new year holds for the State of Illinois in regards to a new incoming gubernatorial administration.

Mike Bost 12-30-2014

Congressman-elect Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro) joins The Morning Newswatch to discuss the ending of the war in Afghanistan.

Will Stephens 12-29-2014

Murphysboro Mayor Will Stephens joins The Morning Newswatch to discuss the relationship between citizens and police officers, and a program aimed at bettering that relationship in his city.

Brad Cole 12-26-2014

Former Carbondale Mayor and new Executive Director of the Illinois Municipal League Brad Cole joins The Morning Newswatch to discuss the duties associated with his new position.

Charles Garnati 12-22-2014

Former Williamson County State’s Attorney Charles Garnati joins The Morning Newswatch to discuss high-profile cases during his tenure and the relationship that citizens have with law enforcement.

Travis Aiken 12-19-2014

Travis Aiken is the Executive Director of the Illinois Lawsuit Abuse Watchdog group, or I-LAW. Aiken joins The Morning Newswatch to discuss “judicial hellholes” and how they relate to issues affecting Southern IL.

Brent Gentry 12-19-2014

Williamson County Commissioner Brent Gentry joins The Morning Newswatch to discuss the County taking over Whiteash and the Commission’s steps moving forward.

Randy Dunn 12-18-2014

SIU President Randy Dunn joins  Morning Newswatch to discuss what’s in store for Southern Illinois University.

Willie Shaw 12-18-2014

Willie  Shaw from the Harlem Globetrotters joins the Morning Newswatch to discuss an upcoming event at Southern Illinois University.