Grand Chain

Flood warnings continued last week for the Ohio and Mississippi rivers in the region. The website for the National Weather Service office in Paducah reported on May 31 that a flood warning continued for the Ohio River at the Grand Chain dam and at Cairo. The warning for the Ohio River affected...
Area residents once again face the impact of major flooding. Rivers rose to flood levels after very heavy rain fell in the region. Flood warnings were in effect late last week for rivers throughout the region. Heavy rain was falling in Union County Thursday morning, when this issue of Monday’s Pub...
Some of teacher Darrel Dexter’s history classes at Egyptian High School in Tamms listened to Marlene Rivero’s at the Civil War Weekend. Along with Rivero, who was dressed in clothing from the time, are students Grace Klingeman, Amanda Bennett, Tristan Parker, Daneesha Carthell, Tyra Huff, Rileigh Petermichel, Jordan Reeves, Kacia Houston, Cheyenne Petzoldt and Trevor Smith.
The Civil War era came to life during a recent event in Union County. The Shawnee Hills Arts Council/Anna Arts Center hosted a wide range of activities during its 2017 Civil War Weekend, which was presented from Wednesday, Feb. 15, through Sunday, Feb. 19. Activities included a play, exhibits,...
An  annual Grand Chain Halloween Carnival is planned Saturday, Oct. 29, from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the Learning Center in the Old Grand Chain School. Chili and hot dogs are scheduled to be served at 4 p.m. and children’s games will begin at 5 p.m.  A costume judging contest is set for 7 p.m. Ages for...
Grand Chain Steamboat Day is planned Saturday, Oct. 1. Activities are scheduled from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Main Street. Steamboat Day is sponsored by the GCCDA and the Village of Grand Chain. An antique tractors and car show is scheduled to begin at 8 a.m. Information about the tractor and car show,...

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