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University of Illinois Extension has announced plans for 2017 commercial tree fruit schools. Schools are scheduled in Mt. Vernon and Hardin. The Mt. Vernon school is planned Feb. 7. The school will be at the Mt. Vernon Holiday Inn. Registration for the school in Mt. Vernon is scheduled to begin at...
Permit stickers are available for Anna residents who want to use golf carts for transportation in the Union County community. The Anna City Council recently approved an ordinance allowing for the use of golf carts on municipal streets. Jonesboro has allowed the use of golf carts on city streets for...
A vulture appeared to be basking in the December sunshine when this image was captured recently along Mountain Glen Road near Cobden.
A vulture appeared to be basking in the December sunshine when this image was captured recently along Mountain Glen Road near Cobden.
Whitetails Unlimited, WTU, plans to sponsor a Union County chapter banquet on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Great Boars of Fire Lodge, which is located at 920 Kratzinger Hollow Rd. between Anna and Cobden. The event is scheduled at 5 p.m. and will feature a barbecue and catfish dinner, an auction and...
Whitetails Unlimited, WTU, plans to sponsor a Union County chapter banquet on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Great Boars of Fire Lodge, which is located at 920 Kratzinger Hollow Rd. between Anna and Cobden. The event is scheduled at 5 p.m. and will feature a barbecue and catfish dinner, an auction and...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team split in recent action. Carterville 45, A-J 37: The host Lady Wildcats fell behind early and couldn’t catch up in the loss Thursday, Dec. 22. “We played well,” A-J coach Matt Denny said. “We just couldn’t get over the hump.” Elle...
The Anna Fire Department responded to three calls during the period from Tuesday, Dec. 13, through late Saturday, Dec. 17. No injuries were reported in the aftermath of the fires. The Anna Fire Department was assisted by other area departments on each of the calls. A fire was reported at 6:10 p.m....
The Illinois Student Assistance Commission recently announced the names of Illinois high school students who have been named 2017-18 State Scholars for their outstanding academic achievement.  Union County students who have been recognized as Illinois State Scholars are named below by their high...
Members of the Dongola School band performed recently for Corinne Brown, a former band teacher. Sitting, from left, are Corinne Brown and Rebecca Gray. Standing are students Charles Duty, Evan Treat, Ashley Sullens and Mackenzie Kelley. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Corinne Brown, a former band teacher at Dongola High School, was surprised to see several Dongola band students and their teacher in the lobby at Union County Hospital in Anna on Thursday, Dec. 1. The students and their teacher were at the Anna hospital to perform a few Christmas songs for her. Jim...
Cobden Junior-Senior High School has been recognized by Solution Tree for its sustained success in raising student achievement. The Union County school was recognized as a Model Professional Learning Community at Work.  Cobden Junior-Senior High School was one of about 200 schools and districts in...

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