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A Union County holiday season tradition which is designed to help those in need is continuing this year. The Union County Alliance of Churches again is sponsoring a bell-ringing campaign which helps to raise funds for local families. “Even though the economic recovery in Southern Illinois seems to...
anthill gallery and vintage curiosities is planning to host its 8th annual Off the Wall open house on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for an opportunity to meet local artists and discuss their artwork. Local author, Pamela Hearon, will be at anthill gallery from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. to...
A Christmas bazaar, raffle and soup lunch are planned Saturday, Dec. 3, in the parish hall at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cobden. The bazaar and raffle are a holiday season tradition presented by the Ladies Sodality at the Cobden church. The activities are being held in conjunction with Cobden’s...
Shawnee Community College is welcoming input as it begins the search for its next president. As part of the process, the college has created an individual website to contain all information regarding the search. The Presidential Search website consists of a search timeline, the history of the...
The PAST organization of Union County is planning to host the annual Carols at Candlelight holiday season event from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at the historic St. Anne’s Church in Anna.  The church is located along South Main Street in Anna. Parking will be available at the nearby Stinson...
Capaha Bank in Anna was the latest site of three robberies to happen in the town in the month of November.
The Anna Police Department reports that an arrest has been made in connection with three reported armed robberies committed in Anna. Police believe the suspect is associated with all three crimes. More information will be released when available. The Anna Police Department was assisted by the Union...
As wildfires threaten homes throughout the Gatlinburg, Tenn. area, especially those located in or near wilderness areas, State Farm representative Kip Diggs shares the following tips can help you assess your risk and identify ways to protect your home and family from a wildfire. Good wildfire...
Video surveillance was able to record the subject's time in the bank.
At approximately 1:46 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 28, the Anna Police Department responded to the report of an armed robbery at Capaha Bank, located at 358 South Main Street.  Bank employees reported an unknown male subject entered into the building, wearing a red hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans, and a mask...
The Halloween visitors at Daystar Care Center included Cairo Junior High School Beta Club members Kheondray Johnson, Quayvantae Booth and Emery Tisby.
Cairo Junior High and High School Beta Club members visited with residents at the Daystar Care Center for Halloween. The visitors included Cairo Junior High School Beta Club members Kheondray Johnson, Quayvantae Booth and Emery Tisby, and Cairo High School Beta Club member Alazeye Bellamy. Daystar...
The U.S. Forest Service/Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois has expanded its services in an effort to better serve people. New Tip Line To assist in forest management and law enforcement, there is a new Shawnee National Forest Tip Line.  The tip line is available 24 hours a day. People can...

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