Parade

The 58th annual Pulaski County Fair is scheduled Aug. 13-19 at the fairgrounds in Pulaski. Admission prices to the fairgrounds are $5 per car load or $2 per person for walk-ins. A parade is scheduled Sunday, Aug. 13, at 5 p.m. in downtown Pulaski. Gospel singing and a community worship service are...
The 2017 Cobden Peach Festival queen candidates were joined by the reigning queen for a group photo. From left are 2017 candidates Alejandra Lopez, Jericha Carter, Grace Pitts, Olivia Gordon, Janna Harner, Brooklyn Miller, Kaitlin McWhorter, and reigning queen Karlyn Furry. The pageant is set Friday and Saturday nights at the festival, with a coronation on Saturday. Photo by Tiffiny Dillow for The Gazette-Democrat.
An annual celebration of the local peach harvest is coming up in Union County. The 2017 Cobden Peach Festival is planned Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5. Most of the Peach Festival events take place at the Cobden Community Park in Cobden. The Peach Festival is presented by the Cobden Lions Club, with...
A Union County tradition is right around the corner. The 2017 Cobden Peach Festival is planned Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5. Most of the Peach Festival events take place at the Cobden Community Park in Cobden. The Peach Festival is presented by the Cobden Lions Club, with the help and support of...
The annual Cobden Peach Festival is scheduled Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5, with most of the activities taking place at the Cobden Community Park.
The annual Cobden Peach Festival is right around the corner in the Union County community. The popular event is sponsored by the Cobden Lions Club. The festival is scheduled Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5, with most of the activities taking place at the Cobden Community Park. The festival...
American flags were on display last week at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. The veterans home is located along North Main Street in Anna. The nation will join in the celebration of Independence Day on Tuesday, July 4th. Independence Day celebrations are planned throughout the region. Many of the celebrations will include fireworks displays.
On July 4, 1776, the Continental Congress approved the Declaration of Independence, setting the 13 colonies on the road to freedom as a sovereign nation.  This most American of holidays will be marked with typical festivities ranging from fireworks, parades and concerts to more casual family...
The Cobden School Marching Appleknockers participated in the 2016 Veterans Day parade in Anna. File photo by Amber Skelton.
Fifty-eight junior high and high school band students are scheduled to leave Cobden Thursday evening, today, on a trip to Washington, D.C., to perform in the National Memorial Day Parade. The band from the Union County school will perform along with marching bands and veteran units from around the...
A Union County high school marching band has received the opportunity of a lifetime with an invitation to perform in the National Memorial Day parade in Washington, D.C., on May 27. Cobden High School has been working towards this parade for many months.  The process began when superintendent Edwin...
Jolly Old St. Nick is planning to work a visit to an area town into his busy schedule. Santa Claus is scheduled to make a stop in Ullin on Friday evening, Dec. 23. Santa will be at the Ullin Fire Department to visit with boys and girls. The fire department plans to escort Santa in a parade...
A day of festivities is planned for the third annual Light Up Tamms parade, which is scheduled Saturday, Dec. 10, in the Alexander County community. At 2:30 p.m., a craft/vendor fair will begin in the Tamms Community Center, at the corner of Second and Illinois streets.  There is no entry fee for...
A Veterans Day parade was held Friday afternoon, Nov. 11, in Anna. The parade again was sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna. The main part of the parade route was through the downtown Anna area. Hundreds of people were on hand to watch the parade, which...

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