Military

A Memorial Day program is planned Saturday, May 27, at the Mound City National Cemetery. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Memorial Day will be commemorated with a variety of special events which are planned in the area. Memorial Day is Monday, May 29. The schedule of special events planned in the area includes: Mound City National Cemetery An annual Memorial Day program is planned Saturday, May 27, at the Mound City...
The Alto Pass Area Veterans Memorial organization plans to have a ceremony Saturday, May 27. The ceremony is planned at 1 p.m. at the veterans memorial in downtown Alto Pass. The ceremony is scheduled to include a brief presentation and a three volley salute. The Alto Pass Area Veterans Memorial...
Members of an area ritual team are asking those who have served in the armed forces, auxiliary members and veteran’s service organization members to become part of the team and to volunteer for burial honors. The area ritual team is made up of members from Anna VFW Post 3455, Cairo VFW Post 2649,...
Veterans will be saluted at an upcoming program which is planned in Union County. The Shawnee Hills Arts Council/Anna Arts Center plans to honor veterans at an upcoming event. On Monday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m., the arts center plans to host a Celebration to Freedom: Salute to Veterans and Active Duty...
The Shawnee Hills Arts Council/Anna Arts Center plans to host two upcoming events. Haunted House A “Haunted House of Horrors” is scheduled to be open Oct. 14-15, 21-22, 28-29 and Halloween night, Oct. 31, from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. The arts center will be transformed into an abandoned fire station...
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, along with 49 other attorneys general, announced on Oct. 3, a settlement with national retailer USA Discounters Ltd., over claims the company targeted and misled U.S. service members into expensive financing for overpriced consumer goods.  Illinois consumers...
Action was taken by Gov. Bruce Rauner on five bills as part of Veterans Day at the recent 2016 Illinois State Fair in Springfield.  Two of the bills support the families of Illinois veterans.  HB4389 designates the day after Gold Star Mother’s Day as Gold Star Family Day to be observed throughout...

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