Alto Pass

Shawnee National Forest to use prescribed fire on March 5 and 6, weather permitting. Prescribed fire is a planned fire that is overseen by professionals. Fall marked the beginning of the forest’s prescribed burn season, during which professionals plan to burn up to 10,000 acres.  Prescribed fires...
An ordinance has been approved which bans nepotism in county hiring. The ordinance was approved at a regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners which was held last Friday morning. The meeting was at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. The ordinance was drafted by Union County...
This image along Illinois Route 127 was seen in Alto Pass. The image was created by using the “solarize” filter tool in Adobe Photoshop.
The Southern Illinois area experienced icy conditions when freezing rain fell on Thursday night and Friday, Jan. 12-13. The icy precipitation coated the landscape, including the area around Alto Pass in Union County. This image along Illinois Route 127 was seen in Alto Pass. The image was created...
A layer of ice coated branches when this picture was taken last Friday night during a walk through Cobden. To tell you the truth, it would have made a lot more sense to have stayed inside, where it was warm.
Good writers are supposed to avoid the use of cliches. I suppose the key words in that observation would be "good" and "supposed." You've probably noticed that this writer uses the cliche that "a picture is worth a thousand words" fairly often. More often than ought to be done, quite honestly....
Tree branches coated in heavy ice fell close to the street in Alto Pass. The picture was taken last Saturday morning.
Tree branches coated in heavy ice fell close to the street in Alto Pass. The picture was taken last Saturday morning. Freezing rain fell throughout the area on Friday. Heavy ice was more prevalent in the Alto Pass area than it was in some other parts of the Union County area.
This critter seemed to be looking for a place to at least get out of the cold wind. The picture was taken along Casper Church Road near Anna Thursday, Jan. 5, while light snow was falling.
Even a small amount of snowfall can transform the world around us into a winter wonderland. Sorry about the cliche... Union County land experienced a bit of a visit from Old Man Winter during the past week. Based on weather forecasts, Mr. Winter's visit with us was going to be interrupted by some...
Christmas holiday season events are planned at the Cross of Peace at Bald Knob Mountain near Alto Pass. “Christmas at the Cross” is planned on four consecutive Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas.   On Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17, Christmas and gospel music are planned each...
Christmas holiday season events are planned at the Cross of Peace at Bald Knob Mountain near Alto Pass. “Christmas at the Cross” is planned on four consecutive Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas.   On Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17, Christmas and gospel music are planned each...
A large crowd was in attendance Saturday morning, Nov. 5, for a veterans ceremony which was held in downtown Alto Pass.
A large crowd was in attendance Saturday morning, Nov. 5, for a veterans ceremony which was held in downtown Alto Pass.  The service was conducted by the Alto Pass Area Veterans to honor military veterans.  The service was held at a veterans memorial in Alto Pass. Several improvements have been...
Members of the Alto Pass Area Veterans group were volunteering their time last Saturday to do the work on the memorial.
Major improvements are underway at the veterans monument in downtown Alto Pass. Members of the Alto Pass Area Veterans group were volunteering their time last Saturday to do the work. The improvements are slated to include an expanded base, the installation of four flag poles for the display of U.S...

Pages

The Gazette-Democrat

112 Lafayette St.
Anna, Illinois 62906
Office Number: (618) 833-2158
Email: news@annanews.com

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
9 + 5 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.
Comment Here