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The 2018 Annabelle Festival is planned Friday and Saturday, June 8-9, in downtown Anna. Hours for the festival are scheduled from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Friday night is scheduled to feature a children’s area, a classic car show, a painting party, a flower show,...
The 2018 Miss Illinois finals are back in Southern Illinois. The event is scheduled June 6-9 at the Marion Cultural and Civic Center in Marion. This year’s event will include the Miss Illinois and Miss Illinois Outstanding Teen competitions. Miss Illinois Princesses also will be competing. Abby...
The Anna City Pool is scheduled to open Saturday, June 2, for the 2018 season. The pool is located at the city park in Anna. The pool is scheduled to be open for public swimming from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Saturday. Lap swims at the pool are scheduled to start Wednesday, June 6, from 5 p....
The Union County Museum in downtown Cobden is planning to feature a variety of exhibits during the months of June and July.  A current exhibit on John A. Logan and his involvement in the creation of Memorial Day will be extended.  Items featured include ribbons from veterans events held in...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Lady Wildcats youth volleyball camps are scheduled June 13-15. Sessions are planned for student athletes who are entering 2nd through 4th grades and 5th through 8th grades. The camp for grades 2 through 4 is planned from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. For grades 5 through...
Sign-up is underway for a free junior golf program which is set during June at the Union County Country Club in Anna. The program is scheduled June 12-18. The program will be taught by PGA professional Brandon Bierstedt. A four-day program is planned Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday, June 12-14, and...
June promises to be a busy month at the Shawnee Hills Arts Council’s Anna Arts Center. The arts center is located at 125 W. Davie St. in Anna. Here’s a look at the schedule of events on the arts center’s calendar: Friday, June 1, 6:30 p.m., the home school Soul Schoolers drama club plans to present...
Former Southern Illinois University football player Jason Seaman is being hailed as a hero after he protected students during a school shooting in Noblesville, Ind., last Friday morning. A science teacher at Noblesville West Middle School, Seaman was shot three times while intervening to stop the...
U.S. Army veteran Doug Meadows II spoke at a Memorial Day ceremony which was held Monday morning at the Cobden Cemetery.
Union County joined the nation in honoring the men and women who have died in service to their country on Memorial Day, which was observed Monday, May 28. A large crowd was on hand for a ceremony which was held Monday morning at the Cobden Cemetery in Cobden. A Memorial Day service has been...
Eagle House Ministries in Buncombe plans to sponsor its seventh annual Footsteps Conference on the Word of God. The conference is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, June 2, at Vienna High School in Vienna. The cost is $15 per person. Lunch will be provided. Men and women of all ages and...

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