WJPF Morning Newswatch

Paul Echols 10-07-2014

Former Carbondale Police Lieutenant Paul Echols joins us to discuss his book, In Cold Pursuit, about the hunt for serial murderer Timothy Krajcir and the Nine Angels scholarship developed for criminology and criminal justice majors at SIU-Carbondale.

Kevin Baity 10-07-2014

Carbondale City Manager Kevin Baity joins us to discuss the opening of the new fire station and the search for a new police chief, among other topics.

Rae Goldsmith, Benjamin Newman 10-06-2014

SIU spokesperson Rae Goldsmith and SIU Department of Public Safety director Benjamin Newman join us to discuss the university, crime and the perception of crime on campus.

John Mize 10-06-2014

John Mize, a landlord in West Frankfort pushing the question regarding Home Rule in West Frankfrot, joins us to discuss his opposition to Home Rule and why he feels people should vote ‘Yes’ on the ballot question

John Shimkus 10-03-2014

Republican Congressman John Shimkus joins us to discuss issues like ISIS, coal production in the U.S. and immigration. He also answered a view questions from listeners over the phone.

Amanda Barnes 10-03-2014

Incumbent Republican Amanda Barnes joins us to discuss the race for Williamson County Clerk.

Liz Lively 10-02-2014

Liz Lively, the Democratic candidate for Williamson County Clerk and current Herrin Chamber of Commerce Director, joins us to discuss her campaign.

Dr. Michael Dreith 10-02-2014

John A. Logan College President Michael Dreith joins us to talk about the recent Hunting and Fishing Days, the recent order for the college to pay back $1.7 million and what that means for the future of

David Luechtefeld 10-01-2014

Republican State Sen. David Luechtefeld joins us to discuss potential changes to the school funding formula in Illinois.

Doug Whitley 10-01-2014

Former President and CEO of the Illinois Chamber of Commerce Doug Whitley joins us ahead of a speaking engagement at SIU’s Paul Simon Public Policy Institute on Friday.