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Since 2011, WIBH Radio in Anna has made it an annual mission to provide new coats to children through the New Coats, New Hope Campaign. The campaign is a fundraising effort presented by WIBH and Operation Warm,  which is a 501 c3 charitable organization that provides new, winter coats to children...
The Illinois State Dental Society Foundation, ISDSF, reports that Community Health & Emergency Services in Cairo is a 2017 Community Grant Award winner.   A $9,912 grant will help to purchase three Schick CDR elite digital dental size-2 X-ray sensors and dock in order to serve the dental needs...
Many people came to see and visit replicas of the Pinta and Nina during a recent visit to Cape Girardeau. The Pinta and Nina were two of the three ships used by Christopher Columbus during his journey to the New World in 1492. The two ships tour together as a new and enhanced “sailing museum” for...
The Alpha Lambda Epsilon Chapter of the Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society had a fall induction ceremony on Sept. 28 at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. All the chapter’s members have achieved the highest academic grades and honors. Members must have a 3.5 grade point average for 12 transfer hours...
The Delta Regional Authority, DRA, and Illinois Gov. Bruce Rauner, together with their federal and local-based partners, on Oct. 3 announced $1.4 million in investments in the region. The new DRA investments are designed to strengthen Illinois’ infrastructure, workforce and economy.  DRA’s...
The 11th annual Catfish Days celebration is planned Saturday, Oct. 7, Olmsted. The day is scheduled to begin on Front Street on Saturday morning with a flea market and community-wide yard sales. The cost for the flea market, yard sale, information and game booth space is free. Food vendor space is...
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Union County animal control has a new model and he is currently competing to be featured nationally. Jerry, a 5-month-old orange tabby cat at the Union County animal control facility near Anna, is traveling to St. Louis this week for an audition and photo shoot.  If the audition is successful,...
A Union County resident was among those honored at the Southern Business Journal’s 2017 Leaders Among  luncheon. Dr. Susan Whitemountain of Anna was one of the 11 members of this year’s class of Leaders Among Us. All of the Leaders Among Us were featured in a publication created by the Southern...
Cpl. Jorden A. Glasco of the U.S. Marine Corps was recognized by President Donald J. Trump in the Oval Office at The White House in Washington, D.C., on June 19. Also present were Glasco’s mother, Diane Belcher of Wolf Lake and First Lady Melania Trump. The president recognized Glasco for his...
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds was elected to the Board of Governors of the Illinois State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor during a board meeting held in Springfield on Sept. 27.   Edmonds is the only Union County state’s attorney ever elected to the board of governors and will...

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