Cypress

The upcoming Aug. 21 total solar eclipse will be the focus of a program which is planned Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center near Cypress. The program is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The wetlands center is located at 8885 State Route 37 South. A Galaxy Ride team...
The upcoming Aug. 21 total solar eclipse will be the focus of a program which is planned Thursday, Aug. 17, at the Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center near Cypress. The program is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The wetlands center is located at 8885 State Route 37 South. A Galaxy Ride team...
From left are Mary Jo King and Alice Mae Mathis, who were discussing part of the exhibit. They previously had met at Our Place in Karnak for lunch. Photo provided.
The Shawnee Unit of Illinois Association of Home and Community Education, IAHCE, recently toured the Henry N. Barkhausen Cache River Wetlands Center, which is located south of Cypress on Illinois Route 37 South. IAHCE member Sue Johnson and her granddaughter Erica viewed the displays of material...
The Lick Creek School girls’ track team won the Egyptian Junior High Conference meet. The Lick Creek boys took second. Girls Results High jump: Kaylee Stover, 3rd place, 4’4”; Hannah Miller, 4th place, 4’2”. Long jump: Hannah Miller, 2nd place, 14’9.2”; Shea Thorn, 3rd place, 12’9.5”. Shot put:...
Lick Creek School eased past rival Goreville to win the 65th Lick Creek Invitational Track Meet April 28. It was a soggy day due to wet weather but the track was solid, but slick with some falls during the relays.  The meet started with the running events. The running events attracted 168 runners...
Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Nearly 40 area firefighters gathered last Thursday night to participate in a special training program. Instructors from the Illinois Fire Service Institute in Champaign presented training which focused on handling a blaze involving propane gas. Three instructors presented the training. The Anna...
Shawnee Pride was presented at Shawnee Community College in Ullin on Thursday, March 2. The band featured students from Anna, Century, Cobden, Cypress/Buncombe, Dongola, Egyptian, Goreville, Jonesboro, Shawnee and Massac County junior high schools. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Shawnee Pride was presented at Shawnee Community College in Ullin on Thursday, March 2. The event brings band students from the area together to practice and then to present a concert. Shawnee Community College band director Lee VanAlstine worked with students for one day before the performance....
Surveys of calling frogs and toads will be the focus of an upcoming meeting which is planned in the area. Volunteers are needed to assist with the surveys. Those who may be interested in volunteering are invited to attend an orientation session which is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the...

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