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Erin Dillow of Anna showed her rabbit Lazarus, her Himalayan cat Merlin and her German shepherd dog Sasha. Erin is a member of the Lick Creek 4-H Club and the daughter of Rhonda and Greg Dillow.
Union County 4-H small animal, home economics and general shows were held last Saturday at Anna Heights Baptist Church in Anna. The shows gave local 4-Hers an opportunity to showcase their work.
Janna Harner
Union County’s Janna Harner has achieved several accomplishments both in and outside the pageant world. She recently made the county proud by finishing as first runner-up at the Miss Illinois pageant. Harner is no stranger to pageants; she’s been competing since she was 14. However, it was her...
Jonesboro Public Library is planning to host a story hour program on Tuesdays in July and August. Story hours are set for 2 p.m. on July 18 and 25 and Aug. 1. The library is located at 412 S. Main St. in Jonesboro. For more information, call 833-8121.
St. John’s Cemetery Association plans to host an ice cream social Saturday, July 15. The social will be held outside at St. John’s Lutheran Church near Dongola. Serving starts at 5 p.m. The menu will include fresh grilled hamburgers and hot dogs, chips, soda, bottled water, homemade desserts and...
Southern Illinois musician Kevin Lucas is planning to perform a benefit concert in support of the Good Samaritan House. The concert is set for 2 p.m. Saturday, July 15, at Alto Vineyards in Alto Pass. Donations, including canned food items, will be accepted at the concert.
The Egyptian Area Agency on Aging, EAAA, reports that starting July 12, farmers market coupons will be distributed in the area. The program intends to help senior adults to obtain fresh fruits and vegetables at local farmers markets. EAAA stated in a news release that the coupons “are a great...
The Independence Day celebration was presented by the Tamms Volunteer Fire Department and concluded with a fireworks display. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
A car show was held as part of the Tamms Fourth of July celebration on Tuesday, July 4. A wide range of classic vehicles were on display. The Independence Day celebration was presented by the Tamms Volunteer Fire Department and concluded with a fireworks display.
Girl Scouts Adrianna Smothers, Lillian Belmont and troop leader Emily Taylor spent the day promoting the new Little Free Library and passing out Girl Scout cookies. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Girl Scout Troop 8542 announced the location of a Little Free Library during the Tamms Fourth of July celebration on Tuesday, July 4. The Little Free Library is located in front of the Tamms Community Building. Community members are encouraged to take a book, return it to any Little Library and to...
Union County Hospital Auxiliary is planning to have a Mad Hatters Tea Party. The tea party is set from 1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, July 13, in the fellowship room at the United Methodist Church in Anna. The church is located on West Monroe Street. Those who plan to attend are invited to wear...
Pulaski County has been issued a final property assessment equalization factor of 1.0524, according to the Illinois Department of Revenue, IDOR. The property assessment equalization factor, often called the “multiplier,” is the method used to achieve uniform property assessments among counties, as...

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