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The fourth annual Pulaski Pecan Bonanza is scheduled to take place on Saturday, Oct. 22, at the Pulaski County Fairgrounds in Pulaski. Organizers said that the day will be “All About Pecans.” The day will be full of everything pecan: games, contests, bingo, food, cookbooks and more. The day starts...
The Illinois Department of Public Health, IDPH, announced on Oct. 7 type “AA” and “A” violations of the Nursing Home Care Act recorded during the third quarter of 2016.   An “AA” violation is cited when there is a condition or occurrence at the facility that proximately caused a resident’s death...
The Shawnee Chapter of Illinois Audubon Society will be leading a bird watching field trip in Fort Massac on Sunday, Oct. 16.  Because of the Encampment, participants should meet at the Belgrade Road back entrance at the bike trail at 8 a.m.  Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. There is no...
For 10 years, Town Square Market in Carbondale has been Southern Illinois’ only non-GMO, natural food grocery store.  To celebrate, TSM has 10 days of special sales and promotions that started Oct. 6, and will culminate in its 10th Anniversary Gala Open House on Saturday, Oct. 15 from 11 a.m. to 3...
The River-to-River Trail Society has announced its second guided hike of the fall 2016 hiking season, on Saturday, Oct. 15, at Wildcat Bluff, Little Black Slough and Boss Island.  Meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Vienna City Park, located at 302 East Vine Street.   This hike will be of moderate difficulty...
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Oct. 7 alerted Illinois voters that a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit restores Illinois voters’ legal right to register to vote and cast their ballot at the same time in the general election on Nov. 8.  The court’s ruling puts on...
Olivia Gordon, an Anna-Jonesboro Community High School graduate and life-long resident of Union County, is taking a huge step forward in her career. She left on Oct. 9 to pursue her dream of being a stage performer, with Broadway being the ultimate goal. She will be attending the American Musical...
Volunteers are needed for a tutoring program that is sponsored by the Union County Alliance of Churches, UCAC. Dr. Sue Spellman of Jonesboro has run the program since its beginning 14 years ago at the First Christian Church of Anna. What started with five or six kids being aided in their studies...
The Trinity Assembly of God in Olive Branch plans to host a community Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 22 at 5 p.m.   The Bobby Bowen Band is scheduled to perform. There will also be chili, hot dogs and a Trunk or Treat.  The event is open to all ages, however young children will need parental...
Sparky helped greet those who came from the breakfast along with Xavier Richardson of Anna, Knox Richardson of Anna and Anna firefighter Brad Vaughn of Anna.
The Anna Fire and Rescue Department hosted a pancake breakfast Saturday morning, Oct. 8, during Union County ColorFest weekend. The breakfast was at the Anna Fire Station. All proceeds will benefit the Shop with a Cop/Firefighter program. Sparky, the Anna Fire and Rescue Department’s mascot, was on...

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