University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Illinois Digital Newspaper Collection
  ↳ Marion semi-weekly leader (Marion, Ill.)

The Marion Semi-Weekly Leader was a rural newspaper serving the community of Marion, Illinois and Williamson County. As a Republican newspaper, the Marion Semi-Weekly Leader published on Tuesday and Friday while its Democratic counterpart, the Marion Egyptian Press, published on Monday and Thursday. Marion Semi-Weekly Leader features local, regional and national news with an emphasis on crime, education, social announcements, and advertisements. This newspaper would be a good resource for genealogists and historians with an interest in the daily life of Southern Illinois communities.