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Staff of U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill., plan to have mobile office hours in the area next week. Office hours are scheduled from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 15, at Anna City Hall. City hall is located at 103 E. Market St. in Anna. Hours also are scheduled from 10 a.m. to noon on Nov. 15 at Mound...
State Sen. Dale Fowler, R-Harrisburg, has established a youth advisory council. Fowler is with Anna-Jonesboro Community High School students who were selected as members of the council, including Trenton Newberry, Jasmin Foster and Connar Hadley. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
State Sen. Dale Fowler, Harrisburg, visited with Anna-Jonesboro Community High School seniors on Tuesday, Oct. 31, to discuss work as a legislator in the Illinois General Assembly. Fowler shared that he was raised in Eldorado and worked on the family farm. His family also had a meat packing...
A large crowd was on hand last Saturday morning for a veterans ceremony which was held in downtown Alto Pass. The Alto Pass Area Veterans Memorial organization hosted the ceremony. The event was held at the veterans memorial which stands in the downtown area of the Union County community. The ceremony was held to honor several area veterans whose names have been engraved on the memorial wall.
Veterans Day will be commemorated with special events which are scheduled in the Union County area. The Veterans Day holiday is observed on Nov. 11. School Event Lincoln School in Anna plans to honor veterans on Friday, Nov. 10. A breakfast for veterans is planned starting at 7:30 a.m. An assembly...
A Veterans Day program is scheduled at Egyptian School in Tamms on Thursday, Nov. 9, at 2 p.m.  There will be a reception for veterans from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. All veterans are welcome. The school will honor them with songs, poems and a token gift. Second graders will have a lemonade stand to benefit...
The newly renovated men’s locker room at Shawnee Community College recently was dedicated in honor of Calvin Johnson. Those on hand included the Shawnee Community College men’s basketball team; Edward M. Smith; Calvin Johnson; Dr. Peggy Bradford, the president of the college; and John Sparks, men’s basketball coach and athletic director. Shawnee Community College photo.
Edward M. Smith recently dedicated a new men’s locker room in honor of former teammate Calvin Johnson at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. During his remarks, Smith shared memories of his time playing on the first Shawnee Community College basketball team.   “None of these facilities were here...
The Illinois Department of Insurance, DOI, is working to improve the shopping experience for people who are looking to purchase a health care plan for 2018.  Through a new partnership with GoHealth, consumers will be able to take a comprehensive look at individual plans before they buy. “It’s...
Epsilon Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Sorority Inc. plans to sponsor a financial management workshop Saturday, Nov. 11, in Cairo. The workshop is set from 10 a.m. to noon at the First Missionary Baptist Church, which is located at 2115 Washington Ave. The presenter is scheduled to be Michele...
When Rend Lake College, RLC, at Ina and Southeastern Illinois College, SIC, in Harrisburg teamed up to offer a single semester veterinary assistant program in August, they did not anticipate the high level of interest it would generate.  Originally, the program was slated to run for a single...
A program is underway for the third year in Union County which helps needy families at Christmas time. The Pay It Forward program receives the names of the children from the local schools within Union County.   Sponsors, including individuals, churches, fraternal organizations, sororities and...
The Union County Board of Commissioners continues to work on drafting a budget for the new fiscal year. The county’s fiscal year begins on Dec. 1 and runs through Nov. 30, 2018. Budget discussion was on the agenda at a regular meeting of the county board. The meeting was Friday morning, Oct. 27, at...

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