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The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

The student news site of Eastern Illinois University in Charleston, Illinois.

The Daily Eastern News

Jeff Riggs, his wife Kristen Riggs and their son Caleb Riggs watch the fireworks display at the Coles County Airport Friday as part of Red, White and Blue Days. The two-day celebration ended with the fireworks.

Bruce Springsteen tribute band to perform Sunday during RWB Days

Rob Le Cates, Editor-in-Chief July 1, 2022

Bruce Springsteen Tribute Band, Bruce in the USA will be performing as the main act for the 31st Annual Red, White and Blue Days on Sunday. Lead singer Matt Ryan, along with his band, will be performing...

Quinn Hussey (left) and Sean Hussey (right) sing at Morton Park Wednesday evening for the Red, White and Blue Days. The two are brothers, natives of Charleston and make up the band The Hussey Brothers.

Joyful bubbles, live entertainment lighten up Morton Park, despite weather

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter July 4, 2019

Family friendly activities and food vendors kicked off the Red, White and Blue Days in Morton Park on Wednesday amid the rainy weather. Most huddled under pavilions and umbrellas as they signed up for...

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