MARION — For the men and women riding in the Gold Star 500, the ride is deeply personal. The ride is in remembrance of the 34 Illinois National Guard service members who were killed while supporting operations overseas since 9-11. The 34 men and women were their comrades and friends.Seven of those were affiliated with the Illinois National Guard Armory in Marion. They are Sgt.
CARTERVILLE — The 2017 class of Leaders Among Us was introduced by The Southern Illinoisan on Tuesday during the Regional Chambers of Commerce Luncheon in Carterville.“Each year, we solicit nominations and it becomes more difficult to pick the winners,” said Tom English, executive editor of The Southern Illinoisan.The following leaders were honored this year: • Suzanne Baker of Benton, volunteer coordinator at Franklin Hospital in Benton and member of the scholarship committee;• Nancy Brown...
CARBONDALE — When George Sheffer considered selling Murdale True Value, he had two concerns. First, he wanted the store to continue for years to come, and he wanted his employees to have jobs for years to come.Sheffer, who, along with his wife Diane, has owned Murdale True Value for more than 35 years, has announced he sold the store to Cotton Hardware, based in Columbia, Illinois.
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".