Union County

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...
Dr. Suzanne Clarke
Union County Hospital welcomed Dr. Suzanne Clarke as a new primary care provider to the Convenient Care Clinic in Anna on Thursday, July 20, with a reception in her honor. Clarke comes to the Southern Illinois area from Savannah, Ga., citing the scenery as a motivation. “It’s beautiful,” she said...
Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
A junior PGA golf tournament was played at the Union County Country Club course in Anna Tuesday, July 18. Two teams from the Union County Country Club and two teams from Kimberland Country Club in Jackson, Mo., competed in the tournament. The accompanying pictures feature some of the action from...
Union County’s CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) program kicked off the 2017-2018 school year on July 18 with summer orientation. Photo/information shared by email from the CEO program.
Union County’s CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) program kicked off the 2017-2018 school year on July 18 with summer orientation. The orientation event was hosted by Anna-Jonesboro National Bank at its facility on Leigh Avenue in Anna, with students, parents, the program’s facilitator...
Union County Hospital’s Our Healthy Circle, OHC, plans to host a murder mystery dinner theater for its annual anniversary event.   “A Dance with Death: A 1950s Sock Hop” will be performed by the Murder Mystery Company out of Nashville, Tenn.   The event is set to begin at 4 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11...
The Union County Board of Commissioners had nearly wrapped up discussion about items on the agenda for last week’s regular meeting when the focus turned to a check-writing process. The commissioners met Friday morning, July 14, at the Union County Courthouse. Early discussion focused on the issuing...
At the first night of the Wildcat Youth Football League’s annual football camp on Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s practice field, members of the next season’s 7th and 8th grade team worked out as a team for the first time. “I’m guessing we had around fifty or sixty kids at the camp tonight....
Union County Hospital District Auxiliary member Sandra Boaz presented Union County Hospital CEO Jim Farris with a $2,000 donation to help with landscaping costs.
The Union County Hospital District Auxiliary held a meeting at United Methodist Church in Anna on Thursday, July 13. The theme was “Mad Hatters Tea Party.” Several members wore hats for the occasion. Tea and tea party snacks were served. Photos by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
The Union County Chamber of Commerce is planning to present a Movies in the Park event Friday night, July 21. The free event will be at the Anna City Park in Anna. “The Sandlot” is scheduled to be the featured movie. The movie will be shown at dusk. Those who plan to attend are advised to bring...
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...

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