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July is coming to an end...and August is right around the corner...which means that it’s almost time for the 2023 Union County Fair in Anna. The fair once again will take place at the Anna City Park. County fair activities are set to begin on Friday, Aug. 18, and continue through Sunday, Aug. 27. A...
State Senator Dale Fowler (R-Harrisburg) is extending his office locations by hosting a series of traveling office hours throughout the 59th Senate District during the week of July 24 to 28. “With a main office location in Harrisburg, we realize that not all people have the means to travel across...
Joseph K. Kelley from Jonesboro
Union County Sheriff David Wilkins released the following information in a press release and on social media on Wednesday, July 12.  Joseph K. Kelley of Union County is wanted for discharge of a firearm, unlawful possession of a weapon by a felon, aggravated unlawful use of a weapon, and aggravated...
Union County Circuit Clerk Keri E. Clark announces the release of a custom smartphone application.  Clark said in a news release that the app will serve as a new way for the clerk’s office to connect with Union County residents by providing information quickly and efficiently to anyone with a...
With new telephone numbers in Southern Illinois in high demand, the Illinois Commerce Commission, ICC, approved the implementation of the new 730 area code to overlay the existing 618 area code region.  The current 618 area code serves all or part of 37 counties, including communities like Alton,...
Contestants are invited to participate in the 2023 Union County Fair pageant. The following information is about the pageant: Miss Division The Union County Fair Queen pageant is in search of contestants for the 2023 pageant which will be Sunday, Aug. 20, at 7:30 p.m. at the fairgrounds (the Anna...
Three new TV ads are part of a new summer ad campaign to promote summer tourism in Illinois. Several attractions in the Union County area are featured in the campaign. The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity, DCEO, and the Illinois Office of Tourism, IOT, were joined by other...
Jonesboro Public Library is planning to host story hours and a program about bees during July. “Christmas in July” story hour events are scheduled at 2 p.m. on July 11, 18 and 25. “The Buzz About Bees” is set for 2 p.m. on July 12. The library is located at 412 S. Main St. in Jonesboro.
As millions of travelers hit the road for summer vacations, the Union County Sheriff’s Office is joining with the Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, and the Illinois State Police to urge motorists to stop speeding and to help ensure everyone reaches their destinations safely. “Over the...
Early morning hikes and outdoor photography for beginners will be featured at upcoming events scheduled at Giant City State Park near Makanda. The programs are free. Registration is required. To register, or for more information, call 618-457-4836. Sun-Up Hikes Sun-up hikes are scheduled from 6:30...

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