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Candidates could begin circulating nominating petitions this week for the March 20, 2018, primary election in Union County. Republican and Democratic party voters will elect their candidates for the 2018 general election in the primary. Locally, voters will be electing two members of the Union...
Planning is underway for the 2017 Pumpkin Town display in October on the grounds of the Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center in Anna. Pumpkin Town has been presented for a number of years in conjunction with the annual Union County ColorFest celebration. The Pumpkin Town displays have...
Shawnee Community College joined in the celebration of a total solar eclipse which occurred on Monday, Aug. 21. Activities were held on the college’s main campus near Ullin. Faculty members Craig Bradley, Rhonda Dillow and Lori Armstrong, along with staff member Rob Lucas, prepared the college with...
The 2017 Cache River Days celebration is planned Sept. 7-10 in Ullin. The event celebrates the Cache River Watershed in Southern Illinois. Nature Fest As part of this year’s event, Nature Fest activities are planned on Friday evening and Saturday, Sept. 8-9. Birds of Prey Show: 1 p.m. and 3 p.m....
Earlier in the summer, Shawnee Community College had an opportunity to lend one its computer services specialists, Dwayne Fehrenbacher, to the Unimin Specialty Minerals in Elco and Tamms, which is a company that has services in the United States and Canada. An emergency technological problem arose...
The Anna Police Department is asking for the public's assistance in identifying a person who is suspected in a theft. Anna Walmart reported a $165 theft which occurred on Aug. 4,. The suspect allegedly took electronics and clothing from the store without offering payment. The theft was discovered...
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced on Friday, Sept. 1 that Samantha Jo Stanton, 24, of Anna has been sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to Burglary, a Class 2 Felony.   Stanton will also serve a two year term of Mandatory...
Democratic Party gubernatorial candidate JB Pritzker, second from left, brought his campaign to Union County last week for an informal gathering in Jonesboro. Among those present were, from left, Anna Mayor Steve Hartline, Pritzker, Democrat Todd Vincent of Anna and State Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg.
A Democratic Party candidate for governor in the March 2018 primary election paid a visit to Union County last week. JB Pritzker of Chicago stopped at the Dixie Barbeque in Jonesboro Thursday afternoon, Aug. 24, for an informal meeting with Union County Democrats. He was accompanied by his wife, M....
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds  reported Aug. 24 that John C. Koczorowski, 42, of West Frankfort has been sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to retail theft, which is a Class 3 felony.   Koczorowski was charged following an...
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds reported Aug. 28 that Dustin L. Knight, 37, of Herrin, has been sentenced to two years in the Illinois Department of Corrections. Knight was sentenced after admitting to a petition for revocation of probation for an original offense of domestic battery...

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