Lifetime Achievement Award 2016: Harry L Crisp II


Harry L. Crisp II, Chairman and CEO of Pepsi MidAmerica in Marion, will receive the prestigious HerrinFesta Italiana Lifetime Achievement Award during the 26th annual event in May. The award will be presented during the Mayor’s HerrinFesta Honoree Banquet on May 24 at the Herrin Elks Club, and Crisp will ride in the Festa Grand […]



Sue Calcaterra Ridgway Named Grand Parade Marshall 2016


Sue Calcaterra Ridgway, Herrin native, and area businesswoman has been named HerrinFesta Grand Parade Marshall for 2016.  A senior account executive for the Arthur Agency in Carbondale, she was a longtime physician recruiter for SIH. The daughter of Julius and Elda (Ruggeri) Calcaterra, she is a graduate of St. Mary’s School (OLMC) and Herrin High School.  […]



Road Race Winners


Race Results 10K Women’s 1st Place: Jerrah Stafford 102 10 42:45 10K Men’s 1st Place: Matt Hazel 85 1 33:30 5K Walk Female’s 1st Place: Lu Horning 200 3 39:11 5K Walk Male’s 1st Place: Tony Miksanek 220 1 32:54 1 Mile Fun Run Female’s 1st Place: Sadie Henson 165 2 6:34 1 Mile Fun Run Male’s 1st Place: Lance Mattingly […]



International Championship Bocce Tournament Winners


WINNERS: 1st Place: Bocce Gods (Cory Salmo, Brock McGee, Justin Leshinski, Dakota Josten) 2nd Place: The Ligers (Brian Kiem, Jeff Pierce, Ray Beer, Garrett Oestmann) 3rd Place: Zack’s Team (Zack Lindsey, Chris Fisher, Travis Caliper, Dave Ashworth) 4th Place: The Quatro Camaratos (Matt Camarato, Andrew Camarato, Tony Camarato, Aaron Camarato)



Pasta Eating Contest Winner


WINNER: Robert Dena