This week, dear reader (or readers, if there happens to be more than one of you), allow me to once again wander around, with a little bit of this, and a little bit of that...
State Sen. Dale Fowler, R-Harrisburg, on Sept. 25 announced that he is going to seek re-election to the 59th State Senate District. Part of Union County is in the district.
State Rep. Terri Bryant, R-Murphysboro, on Sept. 21 announced her intention to run for re-election to the 115th District State Representative seat she has held since 2015.
On Sept. 21, John L. Hughey announced his intention to seek the Democrat Party nomination for Union County treasurer.
The Anna Junior High School baseball team defeated Adams School of Creal Springs 12-2 to win the Class M regional at Jonesboro Thursday, Sept. 21.
The Cobden Junior High School softball team defeated Dongola 8-7 to win the Class S regional tournament title at Cobden Friday, Sept. 22.
The Anna City Council last week approved an ordinance which sets guidelines for yard sales in the Union County community.
Union County is losing thousands of dollars for local highway maintenance work.
The loss of funding comes as the result of cuts made by the State of Illinois.
The Pinckneyville High School football team is 0-5 on the season.