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...
Polling places have been set for the Tuesday, April 4, elections in Union County.
Union County Clerk Terry Bartruff noted that polls are scheduled to be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Election Day.
The polling places, by precinct, follow:
Anna 1 and 2: Main Street Center, 400 S. Main St., Anna....
The Cobden High School softball team won a pair of games in action last week.
Cobden 10, Carrier Mills 3: Meredith Flamm pitched and hit visiting Cobden to the non-conference win Friday, March 24.
Flamm was the winning pitcher, scattering 7 hits to go with 2 walks and 10 strikeouts. She was 2-for-4...
Tuesday, April 4, is Election Day in Union County.
Voters in Union County will elect candidates who are running for municipal posts, positions on local school district boards of education and seats on two library districts.
Here’s a look at the candidates who are on the ballot in next Tuesday’s...
“Keep It Local. Keep Us Connected” is the theme for a Union County United event which is set for Thursday evening, March 23.
The event is scheduled from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at StarView Vineyards near Cobden. Light hors d’oeuvres will be served.
Sponsors include Union County Women in Business,...
Snow and cold followed quickly on the heels of 75-degree temperatures during the past week in the Union County area.
Bitter cold temperatures were in the forecast on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings of this week.
The National Weather Service office in Paducah early this week issued a freeze warning...
The Cobden High School softball team returns five starters from last year’s 14-12 team.
“We’re going to be a young team,” Cobden coach Michelle Burris said.
The pitching duties will be handled by juniors Molly Ellis and Meredith Flamm and sophomore Lexi Smith. Ellis and Flamm will be in the infield...
A history fair was held Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Cobden Junior-Senior High School in Cobden. Students from Candace Smith’s 6th grade class and Ashley Taylor’s 8th grade class participated in the history fair.
Eighteen judges reviewed 67 projects which were entered in the history fair.
The event was...
The Union County Museum in Cobden plans to reopen at 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 4, after being closed for the winter.
The museum plans to present an exhibit about World War I.
This year marks the 100th anniversary of when the United States’ entered the “war to end all wars.”
The exhibit will...
Cobden hosted an Illinois High School Association Class 1A boys’ regional basketball tournament last week.
The host Appleknockers faced Egyptian High School from Tamms Monday night, Feb. 20, in tournament play. Cobden won the game.