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Even as the coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic continues, the Southern Seven Health Department has announced plans to begin annual testing for the West Nile virus in the region. The health department said that West Nile virus, WNV, is the leading cause of mosquito-borne disease in the continental United...
Flood warnings again are in effect for the two major rivers in the region. The National Weather Service office in Paducah reported that flood warnings were in effect for both the Ohio and Mississippi rivers.  The weather service reported on May 21 that recent heavy rainfall had caused the rivers to...
The Anna-Jo Garden Club has made many changes to regular activities due to current conditions.   All planned events have been cancelled until conditions are safe to resume activities, the club has reported. The garden club noted that Anna, Illinois, has earned the title of  “Home of the Annabelle...
Union County Hospital Auxiliary is continuing to accept scholarship applications. Presumably due to the schools being closed due to the coronavirus, response to the invitation from the Union County Hospital District Auxiliary to apply for health care scholarships has been minimal. Therefore, the...
Centerstone has been awarded a $2 million, five-year grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, SAMHSA, and Center for Mental Health Services to help clients who have experienced traumatic events. Centerstone will use the...
Rural Health Inc. this month is awarding scholarships of $1,000 each to graduating seniors from high schools located within the organization’s service region.  Recipients were chosen based on their desire to pursue a career in the healthcare field. Rural Health announced that the following students...
The PAST organization of Union County operates the Heritage House in Jonesboro. File photo.
Illinois Humanities on May 5 announced it will award 24 COVID-19 Emergency Relief Grants, totaling $60,000.  A Union County organization is among those receiving grant funds. The 24 organizations funded in this round include: PAST of Union County (Jonesboro). Gallatin County Historical Society (...
Students who choose to attend Shawnee Community College for the summer semester are being provided additional options for saving money on college costs during the current coronavirus/COVID-19 crisis.  The college has recently extended its low $125 per credit hour rate to all incoming students and...
The Shawnee Community College practical nursing program recently extended the deadline for admission for the upcoming semester, which is scheduled to begin June 1. The deadline for applications to the program has been extended through May 29. The college’s director  of nursing, Dr. Connie Drury,...
The U.S. Forest Service is reminding the public that the use of all-terrain vehicles, ATVs, utility task vehicles, UTVs, “side-by-sides” and off-highway motorized vehicles is prohibited on national forest system roads and trails, as well as cross-country. The ban includes roads and trails on the...

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