An Independence Day fireworks display, a utility rate ordinance, project updates and yard sales were among the items discussed at last week’s regular meeting of the Anna City Council.
The meeting was Tuesday evening, July 18, at Anna City Hall.
Mayor Steve Hartline opened discussion at the meeting...
A car show was held as part of the Tamms Fourth of July celebration on Tuesday, July 4.
A wide range of classic vehicles were on display.
The Independence Day celebration was presented by the Tamms Volunteer Fire Department and concluded with a fireworks display.
Girl Scout Troop 8542 announced the location of a Little Free Library during the Tamms Fourth of July celebration on Tuesday, July 4.
The Little Free Library is located in front of the Tamms Community Building.
Community members are encouraged to take a book, return it to any Little Library and to...
A traditional Independence Day fireworks display was presented Tuesday night, July 4, at the Anna City Park in Anna. The display was presented by Brad Dawson of Anna. The presentation was coordinated through the Anna Fire Department.
On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation.
This most American of holidays will be marked with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family...
As the paper prepared to go to press on Tuesday, it appeared that a fireworks display will be taking place on July 4th at the Anna City Park in Anna.
Independence Day events also are planned in other area communities.
Here’s a look at some of the events on the calendar for the holiday:
Illinois State Police, ISP, District 22 interim commander, Lt. Michael Alvey, would like to remind motorists to drive sober or designate a driver while celebrating over the 4th of July. DUIs remain the number one cause of fatal crashes during the Independence Day holiday period. ISP will be...
This week's colyum is going to be pretty simple. We're going to call it Fun With Photoshop.
Yours truly had to be out of town for a few days, so I did not have time to come up with a Pulitzer Prize winner for this week. More about our journey next week. I hope.
Anyway, what you're seeing this week...
An annual Independence Day celebration is planned Tuesday, July 4, in Tamms. The event will be at the Tamms Community Park.
The celebration is sponsored by the Tamms Volunteer Fire Department. Activities are planned throughout the day and into the night.
A car, truck and motorcycle show is...
The second River to River Yard Sale is planned July 6-9 in Southernmost Illinois.
The Southernmost Illinois Tourism Bureau notes that the idea for the River to River yard sale came after Julie Ames and her sister Sabra Smith visited the 100 Mile Yard Sale in a neighboring state.