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Egyptian High School at Tamms announces scholarships which have been awarded to graduating seniors, along with the 2016 valedictorians and salutatorians: Alyssa Fox: Shawnee Community College. Makayla Hawkins: Black Diamond Harley Davidson. Olivia Khourie: AJ National Bank, SCC Advanced Honors, SCC...
SCC's Alpha Lambda Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa officers are, in the first row, from left, Gabriel Wrye of Belknap, vice president scholarship; Mildred Henderson of Olmsted, vice president fellowship; and Michaela Schneider of Metropolis, president. In the second row are Justin Reynolds of Metropolis, vice president fellowship; Adam Jones of Karnak, public relations; and Craig Bradley, advisor. Shawnee Community College photo.
Shawnee Community College's Alpha Lambda Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has selected officers for the 2016-2017 school year. Michaela Schneider of Metropolis was selected as the Phi Theta Kappa president, Gabriel Wrye of Belknap as vice president scholarship, Mildred Henderson of...
The statewide average precipitation for May in Illinois was 4.52 inches, just 0.08 of an inch below normal. However, heavy rains struck parts of Illinois, causing flooding. Some areas received up to 10 inches of precipitation by the end of the month, according to Illinois state climatologist Jim...
Flag Day will be commemorated on Tuesday, June 14. The day traditionally is observed with the display of the nation's colors.
The Touch of Old quartet of the Little Egypt Barbershop Chorus and the Smoky Hollow String Band plan to present a Flag Day concert at the General John A. Logan Museum in Murphysboro. The free concert is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 14. The museum is located at 1613 Edith St. The concert is...
Unique learning experiences are being offered to Egyptian School District students who are participating in the WILD summer program, led by faculty and staff from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and their partners.  The Egyptian School District in Tamms, located in one of the state’s...
As the clock struck midnight to close out the month of May on Tuesday night, the Illinois General Assembly closed session still without a budget for the state. On the morning of Wednesday, June 1, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner was making the rounds through multiple southern Illinois communities....
A three-foot by four-foot gray, granite monument is being placed by the Union County Historical and Genealogy Society in the Cobden Cemetery. The monument will be placed at the Grand Army of the Republic, GAR, burial plot. The monument, with the names of the nine Civil War veterans who are interred...
The third annual Annabelle Street Festival is planned Saturday, June 11, in downtown Anna. The festival is held to celebrate the Annabelle hydrangea plant. The plants were discovered in 1910 near Anna. For the festival East Davie Street in downtown Anna is scheduled to be closed to traffic from  10...
An annual Springfest celebration is planned Saturday, May 28, in downtown Alto Pass. Springfest is presented by local sponsors and the Alto Pride Community Group. Funds raised at the celebration will help to pay the remaining balance of the cost of construction for restrooms in the park in downtown...
Services are planned in several Union County communities to commemorate the observance of Memorial Day.  Memorial Day is Monday, May 30. All of the services which are planned in the area are open to the public. The Alto Pass Veterans Organization has scheduled three services in commemoration of...

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