Suspect in custody. Photo by Geof Skinner
A suspect in an alleged Union County burglary was taken into custody Tuesday morning along Morgan School Road west of Jonesboro. The suspect has been the focus of an extensive manhunt.
An ice cream supper is planned Saturday evening, Sept. 10, at historic Kornthal Church in Union County. The church is located 2.5 miles south of Jonesboro, just off Illinois Route 127. Serving is scheduled to start at 5 p.m. The menu will include brats, pork steaks, hamburgers, hot dogs and...
Dongola Unit School District No. 66 principal John Goddard addressed parents and students at the open house. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Dongola Unit School District No. 66 principal John Goddard addressed parents and students at an open house which was held Monday, Aug. 29. Students and parents were able to meet their teachers and see their classrooms. Food was served and a bouncy house was available for kids.
Plans are being made for this year’s homecoming celebration at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School in Union County. The A-JCHS Student Council is working on the 2016 celebration. The theme for this year’s homecoming is “Red Carpet.” Homecoming week is planned for Sept. 26-30. Daily themes for the...
Balloons were released in celebration of the boat dedication. Honorees and loved ones broke the ceremonial bottles aboard the M/V Rickey Hughes. Photos by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
American Commercial Barge Line in Cairo held a boat dedication ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 25. Five boats were dedication in honor of Rickey Hughes, Terry E. Bennett, Mark Glaab, Barbara R. Lang and Dale Robbins. Before the ceremony, guests had the opportunity to tour the M/V Rickey Hughes. During...
During National Preparedness Month in September, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood to help ensure a readily available blood supply for emergencies. Whether blood is needed for a chronic condition such as sickle cell disease, a routine surgery, a traumatic accident or a...
The 22nd annual Cache River Days are planned in Ullin.  Activities are scheduled from Thursday through Sunday, Sept. 8-11. The theme for the celebration is “Enjoy Adventures and Southern Hospitality Along Cache.” Here’s a look at events which are planned during Cache River Days: Thursday, Sept. 8 6...
Republican state senate candidate Paul Schimpf, left, talked with WIBH radio co-owner Moury Bass last week during a visit to the Union County Fair in Anna.
Retired U.S. Marine Corps lieutenant colonel and 58th State Senate candidate Paul Schimpf, a Republican from Waterloo, announced Reason Number 4 of his Six Reasons to Pick Paul in 2016 on Aug. 24 during a live interview with WIBH radio at the Union County Fair in Anna. Schimpf is running against...
The long-term care facility at Union County Hospital in Anna has received a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The rating was for the most current reporting period and included measures related to quality, staffing, health inspection ratings and additional...
A meet and greet event is planned Tuesday, Sept. 6, in Cobden for 12th District Congressional candidate CJ Baricevic. The event is scheduled from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at The Old Feed Store in downtown Cobden. Food and drinks will be served. For more information or to RSVP, contact Jessica Hopkins at...


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