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Tuesday, April 4, was Election Day in Union County. Voters elected candidates who were running for municipal posts, positions on local school district boards of education, seats on two library districts and the Shawnee Community College district board. Unofficial results recorded at the Union...
Community awareness was highlighted at a kickoff event for a local Blue Ribbons for Kids campaign which was held last Friday morning in Union County. WIBH radio in Anna is spearheading the community-wide campaign, which will be held in conjunction with April’s observance of National Child Abuse...
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds reported Wednesday, April 5, that Daneille A. Mrozek, 23, formerly of 745 McCloud Loop in rural Anna, has been sentenced to three years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after admitting a petition to revoke probation on one count of unlawful...
The Auxiliary to the VFW’s Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 in Anna plans to host a quarter auction Saturday, April 8, at the post home. The auction begins at 1 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m. Several vendors plan to be in attendance. Prizes from local businesses will be awarded. Proceeds will help to...
In preparation for Resurrection Sunday, the board of Kornthal Church in Union County is planning a Palm Sunday service. The service is set at 2 p.m. on April 9.  Music and the message will focus on the passion account of Jesus Christ, found in the gospel record.  The service is being held in...
An ELITE Youth Entrepreneurship Camp is scheduled July 17-20 at Shawnee Community College near Ullin.   American Commercial Lines is the title sponsor for the camp, which is designed to Educate, Lead, and Inspire Tomorrow’s Entrepreneurs.   Campers will learn how to research and write a business...
An upcoming event planned in the area will help to support a scholarship program which benefits students at area schools. The Pulaski-Alexander Illinois Association of Home and Community Education plans to sponsor the yearly Hillbilly Dinner Theater on Saturday, April 8. The dinner theater will be...
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The Alpha Lambda Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society had a spring induction ceremony March 1 at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society of the two-year college and students. Students who have a 3.5 grade point average or higher in at...
Three Southern Illinois community college presidents have been honored with an invitation to present at the annual convention of the Higher Learning Convention, HLC. The convention was scheduled to begin March 31 and continue through April 4 in Chicago. Terry Wilkerson of Rend Lake College in Ina,...
The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give blood during the observance of National Volunteer Month during April.  By giving blood, the American Red Cross said that donors make a profound difference in the lives of patients. Volunteer donors are the only source of blood products for...

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