Diane Hood is one of the organizers of the annual Taste of Chocolate event which benefits The Women’s Center in Carbondale. Hood sat down with Tom Miller for a conversation about the event which kicks off on Friday.

State Sen. Dave Luechtefeld joins Tom Miller on the Morning Newswatch to discuss the upcoming election and his appointment to a state commission to study the state’s school funding formula....
Carbondale Mayor Mike Henry joins The Morning Newswatch....
Leslee Holliday, wife of St. Louis Cardinal Matt Holliday, joins Tom Miller on the Morning Newswatch to discuss her visit to Southern Illinois as a speaker at the Southern Illinois Women’s Fair, coming up on Aug. 6....