Horseshoe Lake

Horseshoe Lakers 4-H Club members Maisie Sitton and Breyden Martin were two of several members who helped stock the pantry with necessity items. Photo provided.
The Horseshoe Lakers 4-H Club recently opened its first Community Helpers Pantry location. For two weeks, the pantry will be located at the Horseshoe Lake Community Building in Olive Branch. Members of the 4-H club will stock the pantry with school supplies, as well as pet, baby and toiletry items...
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, Division of Fisheries has published its Fish Species Management Plan for Alligator Gar in Illinois. The plan details IDNR’s effort to reintroduce the alligator gar to Illinois waters.   A fish native to Illinois, the alligator gar was determined...
In the first row are, from left, Michael Honey, Charlie McGuckin and Ted McGuckin. In the second row are Tony Smith, William Hall, David Lacey, Deanna McGuckin and Simon McGuckin. Photo provided.
In October, Simon McGuckin of Tamms was working on his property when a tractor overturned onto him. His 13-year-old son, Charles McGuckin, and 10-year-old son, Ted McGuckin, were with him. The boys reacted calmly and waited with their father until first responders arrived at the scene. Then, once...
Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
The annual Tour de Shawnee took place on Saturday, Oct. 22. The bike ride began at the Horseshoe Lake Community Center in Olive Branch and had rest stops throughout Southern Illinois.

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