Jonesboro School is challenging all Union County schools to “Raise the Roof” for the Union County Veterans of Foreign Wars post.
When Jonesboro School heard that the Carroll P. Foster VFW Post No. 3455 of Anna was raising funds for a new roof, the students and teachers were ready to help.
As the paper prepared to go to press on Tuesday, it appeared that a fireworks display will be taking place on July 4th at the Anna City Park in Anna.
Independence Day events also are planned in other area communities.
Here’s a look at some of the events on the calendar for the holiday:
The National Day of Prayer is scheduled to be observed in Union County on Thursday, May 4.
The observance is being hosted by the City of Anna and coordinated by the Union County Alliance of Churches.
The event will again be held at the band shell in the Anna City Park.
A mini-concert is...
The Auxiliary to the VFW’s Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 in Anna plans to host a quarter auction Saturday, April 8, at the post home.
The auction begins at 1 p.m. Doors open at 12:30 p.m.
Several vendors plan to be in attendance. Prizes from local businesses will be awarded.
Proceeds will help to...
The Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna is planning to host its annual crafter/vendor/business expo.
The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 26, in the lower gymnasium at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School.
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.
Members of an area ritual team are asking those who have served in the armed forces, auxiliary members and veteran’s service organization members to become part of the team and to volunteer for burial honors.
The area ritual team is made up of members from Anna VFW Post 3455, Cairo VFW Post 2649,...