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Lick Creek School announces 2018 8th grade graduates: Campbell Belcher, Kaleb Brown, Gracie Cook, Addison Denny, Bryson Ecker, Kristin Edmonds, Kollyn Grant. Corydon Jerrell, Ethan Minckler, Erin Overstreet, Savana Rambeau, Robert Schuetz, William Smiley and Jude Smith.
Anna School District No. 37 announces honor roll students for the end of the 2017-2018 academic year: 5th grade honor roll:  Jackson Brooker,  Morgan Casey, Kayma Dawson, Logan Ebersohl, Allison Fowler, Trevor Goins, Dylan Graham, Riley Hennis. Nicholas Lingle, Aaron Madura, Luke Menees, Gavin...
Lincoln and Davie Schools from Anna School District No. 37 recently teamed up to raise money for the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, JDRF.   Over the course of two weeks, the students participated in lessons that focused on Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes, proper nutrition, and exercise.   During...
Members of Union County Boy Scout Troop 44 displayed the colors while an Illinois Society Sons of the American Revolution color guard marched behind them. The Boy Scouts who were participating in the ceremony included Bryan Williams, Ben Hauser, Dustin Palmer, Dylan Graham and Will Smiley.
Four patriots who served during the Revolutionary War were honored during a special ceremony which was held on a rainy Saturday afternoon at the St. John’s Lutheran Church Cemetery near Dongola. The cemetery is located west of Dongola, across the road from its namesake church. At about the time the...
The entire Illinois Republican Party delegation to the U.S. House of Representatives has sent a letter to President Donald Trump sharing their concerns over White House talks of pardoning and/or commuting the sentence on former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich.  U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill., was among...
Multiple emergency services agencies responded to the scene of a traffic accident on Interstate 57 in Union County which occurred at about 2:20 p.m. Thursday, June 14. Illinois State Police at Ullin reported that the driver of one of the three vehicles involved in the accident sustained fatal...
Wondering what happened to spring this year?  The National Weather Service office in Paducah is too. Despite temperatures averaging near normal across the region for the season, this spring was anything but normal when you look at the individual months in Southern Illinois, Southeast Missouri and...
Sandra  Boaz, standing at right, shared information about the history of the Camp Ground Church area last Sunday afternoon with participants in the 2018 Remember the Removal Bike Ride.
Cyclists who are participating in the 2018 Remember the Removal Bike Ride were guests last Sunday at the landmark Camp Ground Church near Anna.  The cyclists are in the midst of a three-week journey along the northern route of the Trail of Tears.  On June 3, the cyclists began a three-week journey...
The St. John's Cemetery Association is planning to have an ice cream social on Saturday, June 16. The social will be at Mill Creek Baptist Church in Mill Creek. Serving starts at 5 p.m. The menu will include hamburgers, hot dogs, chips, soda, bottled water, homemade desserts and ice cream. A quilt...
The Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna plans to serve a chicken and dumplings dinner Friday, June 15. The dinner will be served from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the post home, which is located at 70 VFW Ln. near Anna. The menu will include chicken and...

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