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A regional high school band performed March 23 at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. The band featured student musicians from area high schools. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Shawnee Community College near Ullin on March 23 hosted an annual high school regional band performance. The regional band featured high school students from Anna-Jonesboro Community High School, Cairo High School, Cobden High School, Egyptian High School at Tamms, Goreville High School, Shawnee...
A concession stand building at the Anna City Park will be razed. A new concession building with restrooms will be built.
A new budget, a city park improvement project and the sale of alcohol during the Union County Fair were on the agenda at last week’s regular meeting of the Anna City Council. The meeting was Tuesday evening, March 21, at Anna City Hall. New Budget The council last week approved a resolution for the...
The Illinois Department of Transportation reported that the U.S. Route 60/62 Mississippi River bridge in Cairo was scheduled to be closed during working hours from Monday, March 27, through Friday, April 7. The bridge was scheduled to be closed for a required annual safety inspection. The bridge is...
Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, reported March 16 that James Nathaniel Watts, 32, of Cairo, had pleaded guilty to a federal superseding indictment regarding the May 2014 attempted robbery of the First National Bank in Cairo. Boyce reported in a news...
Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois, on Monday, March 13, announced that a superseding indictment was returned by a federal grand jury in Benton in the case regarding the May 2014 attempted robbery of the First National Bank in Cairo. Boyce announced in a...
The Illinois Department of Transportation would like to alert motorists traveling in the Cairo area that the US 60/62 bridge over the Mississippi River will be closed. The closures are scheduled to begin on Monday, March 27, at 8 a.m. extending through Friday, March 31, at noon, and Monday, April 3...
A representative of the Office of Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan is scheduled to be in Alexander County Thursday, today, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Cairo Public Library on 1609 Washington Ave. in Cairo.  Community outreach liaison Ella York with the attorney general’s office will...
To make his staff more easily accessible to Southern Illinois residents, state Rep. Brandon Phelps, D-Harrisburg, has upcoming plans to host satellite office hours in three locations within his district. The first office hours are planned on Tuesday, Feb. 14 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Carbondale...
Shawnee Community College is offering extended registration hours at its main campus near Ullin and at all of the college’s extension centers. The college recently updated the extended registration hours and locations. Main campus extended registration hours include Jan. 9-11 from 4 p.m. to 6:30 p....
Registration for spring 2017 classes at Shawnee Community College is happening now. Classes being on Jan. 11, 2017. Classes are available at the SCC main campus in Ullin and the SCC extension centers located in Anna, Cairo and Metropolis.  The regular schedule of classes is available at the main...

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