Lick Creek

The Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, has announced plans to temporarily close part of a local highway due to a construction project. IDOT reported that Illinois Route 146 is scheduled to be closed Aug. 23-24 at the Interstate 57 overpass in Union County. The highway will be closed so...
Cross country is set to return this fall at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. The A-JCHS District No. 81 Board of Education voted last week at its regular meeting to approve reinstating the cross country program. Matt Denny will be the volunteer head coach. He will be joined by assistant...
Matt Denny is interested in bringing cross country back to the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. Denny attended the June 19 A-JCHS District No. 81 Board of Education meeting.  Denny said he told board members that he wants to be a volunteer coach for the cross country team and that he has...
The Lick Creek School Lady Eagles finished third at the state track meet. Photo provided.
On Saturday, May 18, over 60 schools were represented in the SIJHSAA state track meet at Herrin Sports Complex.  It was a beautiful day for a track meet, maybe the best all year to this point.  The Lick Creek Lady Eagles battled all day long and ended up with a third place team trophy, in a day...
The Lick Creek School Lady Eagles girls’ track team captured a regional championship. Photo provided.
Thirteen teams gathered at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School on a recent cold and damp day for the Region 1 junior high track and field championship.  The Lick Creek Lady Eagles outdistanced second place Jonesboro 116-89 to win the title.  “I am very very proud of our kids. We moved some people...
High school graduation and 8th grade promotion celebrations are planned at public schools in Union County.  The schedule for the ceremonies includes: Anna Community Consolidated District No. 37 8th grade promotion: Thursday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m. Anna-Jonesboro Community High School No. 81 High...
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...
The Lick Creek Lady Eagles won their season opener April 18 at the annual Jonesboro-Goreville Track Invitational. The meet was run at the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School track. With 12 teams on hand Lick Creek met the challenge with a convincing win. There were some very fine athletes on hand...
Polling places have been set for the Tuesday, April 4, elections in Union County. Union County Clerk Terry Bartruff noted that polls are scheduled to be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Election Day. The polling places, by precinct, follow: Anna 1 and 2: Main Street Center, 400 S. Main St., Anna....
Tuesday, April 4, is Election Day in Union County. Voters in Union County will elect candidates who are running for municipal posts, positions on local school district boards of education and seats on two library districts. Here’s a look at the candidates who are on the ballot in next Tuesday’s...

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