Lick Creek

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...
No injuries were reported when a fire destroyed a barn between Anna and Lick Creek on Wednesday evening, Jan. 25.
No injuries were reported when a fire destroyed a barn between Anna and Lick Creek on Wednesday evening, Jan. 25.  The blaze was reported to the Anna Fire Department at about 4:28 p.m. The Anna, Cobden and Jonesboro fire departments responded to the call at 6275 Lick Creek Rd., about 7.5 miles from...
Fire destroyed a barn near Lick Creek Wednesday evening, Jan. 25.
Fire destroyed a barn near Lick Creek Wednesday evening, Jan. 25. The Anna, Cobden and Jonesboro fire departments responded to the call.
On Saturday, Sept. 24, 44 teams and 786 runners from all over Southern Illinois met at Salem’s Bryan Memorial Park for one of the biggest junior high cross country meets of the year.  “It is something to see this many kids not just interested in running, but passionate about it. We never realized...
The Lick Creek Educational Foundation held its sixth annual Tom Sherrill Memorial four-person golf scramble on Sept. 17 at the Union County Country Club in Anna. Tom Sherrill served as a school board member for 24 years at the Jonesboro Grade School. Tom’s widow Cheryl and sons Brad and Jeff were...
The Lick Creek Foundation plans to have a car wash on Saturday, Sept. 10, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Save-a-Lot parking lot in Jonesboro. Last year’s car wash raised over $1,000 to add to the Tom Sherrill Memorial Golf Scramble. “Big D’s” team of cooks will provide food, including pork steaks,...
The sixth annual Tom Sherrill Memorial Golf Scramble is set for Sept. 17 at the Union County Country Club course in Anna. The event is in honor of Tom Sherrill, who served as a school board member for 24 years at the Jonesboro Grade School. Tom passed away on July 27, 2011. The scramble aims to...
A fatality was reported in the aftermath of a residential fire which occurred early Tuesday morning at 9960 Lick Creek Rd., Buncombe. Union County Sheriff Scott Harvel reported in a news release that at approximately 10:10 a.m. Tuesday, a body was recovered from the aftermath of the fire with the...

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