Wolf Lake

Work was being done Saturday, May 6, to stabilize a sand boil situation along the Mississippi River levee near Wolf Lake.
Recent spring downpours and flooding have caused around $500,000 in damage in Union County. An update on the flooding – and the damage that it caused – was shared at last week’s regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners. The meeting was Friday morning at the Union County Courthouse...
The accompanying picture was taken along the Mississippi River levee west of Wolf Lake in Union County. The picture was taken Saturday, May 6, when the Mississippi River was nearing its crest.
Flood waters have been receding in the region – river levels rose throughout the area following recent heavy rainfall. Flood conditions have been occurring along both the Ohio and Mississippi rivers. Flooding also has occurred on numerous tributaries of both of those major rivers. The accompanying...
High school graduation and 8th grade promotion celebrations are planned at public schools in Union County.  The schedule for the ceremonies includes: Anna Community Consolidated District No. 37 8th grade promotion: Thursday, May 18, at 7:30 p.m. Anna-Jonesboro Community High School No. 81 High...
Volunteers worked last Saturday on a sand boil along the Mississippi River levee west of Wolf Lake. The sand boil was on the east side of the levee, between the river and the Union County community. The work done at the site was seen as a more permanent solution to a recurring problem.
A voluntary evacuation order for all of the areas of Union County which were affected by the recent threat of flooding conditions was lifted Monday afternoon, May 8. The order was lifted at 4 p.m. Monday in a statement issued by Union County Sheriff Scott Harvel and Union County Board of...
Students from area schools were honored in an annual young writer’s competition sponsored by Shawnee Community College near Ullin. The competition was designed to encourage local high school students to submit their own works of non-fiction, short fiction and poetry. Winners in the competition...
Dawson Johnson was 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs to lead host Shawnee to a 5-1 win over Elverado in South Egyptian Conference high school baseball action Tuesday, April 25. Johnson was the winning pitcher with 11 strikeouts. Casey Baltzell and Nick Baltzell also pitched for the Redskins. Zach Berner was 2-...
Students from Union County were among those receiving honors in an annual young writer’s competition sponsored by Shawnee Community College near Ullin. The competition is designed to encourage local high school students to submit their own works of non-fiction, short fiction and poetry. Winners in...
Shawnee School District No. 84 in Wolf Lake welcomes the submission of names for inclusion on a Shawnee Veterans Memorial Wall. Veterans, living or deceased, with ties to the Shawnee School District, can have their names added to the memorial. Plans call for the memorial to be located on the front...
Shawnee School District No. 84 in Wolf Lake is seeking names for the Shawnee Veterans Memorial Wall. Veterans, living or deceased with ties to the Shawnee School District, can have their names added to the memorial. The wall is set to be located on the front north side lawn of the school, on the...
Shawnee Community College has announced winners from a recent high school art show. Area students competed in the show, which was hosted March 11 by the college. The show featured entries in the following art categories: drawing, painting, pastels, photography and sculpture/other. The show also...

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