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Century School District No. 100 in Ullin plans to have student registration July 19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. All students in kindergarten through 12th grade who will be attending Century in the fall are required to register at this time. All students, including kindergarten who preregistered in the...
Harrah’s Metropolis is once again hosting a Hometown Celebration on Saturday, July 2. The event will feature music, a Kid’s Zone and food and drinks available to purchase. The Kid’s Zone will feature obstacle courses, bounce houses and more from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Live music will be provided by...
The Jonesboro Public Library plans to host a story hour every Tuesday in July starting at 2 p.m. The library is located at 412 S. Main St. in Jonesboro. For more information, call 618-833-8121.
Two area legislators joined on June 22 to voice concerns about what they see as more critical services being slashed in Southern Illinois. State Reps. John Bradley, D-Marion, and Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, called on Gov. Bruce Rauner to sign legislation widely supported by Republicans and...
Independence Day will be celebrated on July 4 at the Tamms Park, which is located at Front and Cleveland in Tamms. The Tamms Fire Department plans to present a variety of activities, including fireworks. Proceeds will benefit the department. Food will be served by Tom's Place. Donnie Blaney will...
The Cobden Junior American Legion baseball team lost a pair of games in recent action. Orient 13, Cobden 3: Cody Wieseman was 2-for-3 to lead visiting Cobden in the loss at West Frankfort Thursday, June 16. Zane Nance was 1-for-2 for Cobden. Austin Lewey, Trevor Middleton and Bayden Ditterline were...
The Shawnee Hills Arts Council/Anna Arts Center in Anna has announced its fall season of shows. Tickets for each performance are $15 or $25 for a season pass. “Little Shop of Horrors” “Little Shop of Horrors” is the award winning musical by Alen Menken and Howard Ashman first opened off-Broadway in...
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, shares the following items of interest: Firearm Deer Permit Applications Resident and non-resident deer hunters can apply for the second lottery drawing for 2016 Illinois firearm deer and muzzleloader-only deer permits.   The deadline to apply for...
Plans are moving forward on the third phase of a major street and sidewalk improvement project in the downtown Anna area. An update on the plans was shared at a regular meeting of the Anna City Council which was held on June 7. The meeting was at Anna City Hall. City administrator Steve Guined...
Union County Clerk Terry Bartruff reports that all election authorities were recently advised by the Illinois State Board of Elections of a mailing that has gone out from the Voter Participation Center, VPA, in Chicago to all non-registered voters in the State of Illinois.  The mailing contains a...

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