Jonesboro

Union County’s proposed tentative budget for the 2016-2017 fiscal year has been posted for public viewing. The tentative, and balanced, budget was approved at a special meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners which was held first thing Monday morning, Nov. 14. The meeting was at the...
Servers at the 2015 Heritage House Holiday luncheon included Barbara Bauer, Linda Sadler, Kay McRaven, Elaine Crain and Emily Meyer. PAST is making plans to host holiday luncheons in December. Photo provided.
The PAST organization of Union County is making plans to host festive holiday luncheons at Heritage House in Jonesboro.   Luncheon dates are scheduled on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec. 1-3 and on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Dec.  7-10. Doors will open to reserved luncheon guests...
The Union County Sheriff’s Office in Jonesboro is asking for the public’s help in locating a wanted person, Jennifer L. Hileman.  She is described as a white female, 41 years of age, 5’1” and 125 lbs.  Hileman is wanted for Failure to Appear on Possession of Controlled Substance charges.  Anyone...
The U.S. Forest Service/Shawnee National Forest, the Friends of the Shawnee National Forest and Unimin Corporation are planning to present Critter Night. Critter Night is a free, family event and will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Lincoln Memorial Picnic Grounds in...
The sheriff’s office is looking for Jeremy McCormick, who is described as a white male, 36 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 165 pounds.
The Union County Sheriff’s Office in Jonesboro is asking for the public’s help in locating a wanted person. The sheriff’s office is looking for Jeremy McCormick, who is described as a white male, 36 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 165 pounds.  McCormick is wanted on seven counts of...
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources plans to remove trees at the Trail of Tears State Forest Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 10 a.m. to save Southern Illinois forests. The IDNR invites the public to learn how selectively removing trees can let more light into forests for oaks, the dominant tree in...
An ice cream supper is planned Saturday evening, Sept. 10, at historic Kornthal Church in Union County. The church is located 2.5 miles south of Jonesboro, just off Illinois Route 127. Serving is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. The menu will include brats, pork steaks, hamburgers, hot dogs and...
The Jonesboro Public Library plans to host a story hour every Tuesday in July starting at 2 p.m. The library is located at 412 S. Main St. in Jonesboro. For more information, call 618-833-8121.

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