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Family Fun Night is planned from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 3, at Jonesboro Elementary School. A variety of events are planned for the entire family. Shopping, games, food, sports, raffles, and auctions will fill the evening.  Admission is free for everyone. In the school cafeteria, several...
Union County Sheriff Scott Harvel, third from right, presented a Life Saving Award to Kyle McMahan, right. The award was presented during a ceremony held Jan. 17 at the Union County Sheriff’s Office in Jonesboro. Other law enforcement and emergency services personnel were in attendance.
A Union County high school student has been honored for actions he took which saved the life of a Texas man. Kyle McMahan, 16, of Anna, was presented with a Life Saving Award during a ceremony which was held Jan. 17 at the Union County Sheriff’s Office in Jonesboro. The award was presented by Union...
The Illinois Department of Revenue, IDOR, plans to begin accepting 2017 state individual income tax returns on Monday, Jan. 29. Jan. 29 is the same date that the Internal Revenue Service, IRS, plans to begin accepting federal individual income tax returns.   IDOR is reminding taxpayers that filing...
Anna Police Chief Mike Hunter has released reports highlighting activities for the year 2017 and the months of November and December of last year. The number of traffic accidents covered by the Anna  Police Department during 2017 were reviewed. The department’s monthly activities for November and...
Anna Community Consolidated School District No. 37 recently received a donation of 32 new Lenovo ThinkPad laptop computers and two high-speed printers courtesy of Gibson Consulting Group LLC. The firm, with headquarters in Chicago, and offices in Tampa, London, Paris and Shanghai, is a world leader...
The dates for a local coat drive and give away have been extended. Union County Counseling Service in Anna began the coat drive and give away in early December. Initially, the project had been scheduled to continue through Jan. 31. That date has been extended to March 1. A donation box for coats...
The SIU Women’s Club is accepting applications for two scholarships awarded annually by the organization. The Dorothy Morris Traditional Student Scholarship and the Joyce Guyon Non-Traditional Scholarship are each worth $2,000. The scholarship application deadline is Feb. 1. All female...
The 4-H Johnson County shooting sports plans to start its 2018 program on Thursday, Jan. 25. The program is scheduled to begin at 5 p.m. in the Vienna Grade School’s old gymnasium, also known as the Jack Gordon gym.  This is for the recurve bow archery program and the air rifle program; air pistol...
Record numbers have been reported for the 2017 Illinois corn and soybean crops. A 2017 Illinois crop production summary was released Jan. 12 by the U.S. Department of Agriculture National Agricultural Statistics Service Heartland Regional Field Office in Springfield. Corn: Planted area, at 11.20...
A bipartisan measure has been introduced by two members of the U.S. House of Representatives from Illinois which is designed to establish a pilot program through the U.S. Department of Justice, DOJ, to make panic buttons more available to local school systems.   The Securing Our Schools, SOS, Act...

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