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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...
Parade, wreath-laying ceremony, program at Anna school among local events held to honor those who have served.
Photo by Amber Skelton.
A parade was held in Anna on Friday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day. Many floats carried or memorialized men and women who have served the U.S. in times of war and peace.
Special events are planned in the area in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11. Lincoln School, Anna Lincoln Elementary School in Anna is planning to have an assembly to honor local veterans. The assembly is set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, today, at the school....
Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
The Dongola School Marching Demons band participated in Dongola’s ColorFest parade. The parade was Saturday, Oct. 8.
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...

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