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St. Joseph Church in Cobden and Southern Seven Health Department are hosting a free kidney and diabetes screening presented by the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) of Illinois on Wednesday, July 28 from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m.  Anyone 18 and older can attend. Screening will include a blood pressure and...
Southern Seven Health Department this week resumed a daily update about COVID-19 cases in the area it serves. The health department serves Union, Johnson, Pope, Hardin, Alexander, Pulaski and Massac counties. In recent weeks, the health department had been issuing a weekly update about COVID-19...
Positive cases of COVID-19 were continuing to climb as of late last week in the area counties served by Southern Seven Health Department. The health department serves Union, Johnson, Pope, Hardin, Alexander, Pulaski and Massac counties in Southern Illinois. Massac County: Orange Warning Level The...
Cairo High School is planning to host a free kidney and diabetes screening presented by the National Kidney Foundation, NKF, of Illinois. Screenings are scheduled to be offered from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, July 26. Anyone 18 and older can attend. The screenings are being hosted by the school in...
By Peter HancockCapitol News Illinoisphancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – The credit rating agency S&P Global Ratings upgraded Illinois’ bond rating on Thursday, July 8, citing the state’s improved financial condition.   It’s the second upgrade from a major credit rating agency to...
Contestants are being sought for the Union County Fair queen pageant, as well as for the Little Miss and Junior Miss pageants. Union County Fair Queen The Union County Fair queen pageant is in search of contestants for the 2021 pageant, which will be held Sunday, Aug. 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the fair...
Members of the 2020-2021 Union County CEO class included, in the first row, from left, Jaley Watkins, Lilli Mason, Olivia Capel, Julia Hall, Aubrey Fisher, Madilyn Gawrych-Turner and Darrian Quick. In the second row are Will Halter, Lexie Lingle, Maddox Thorpe, Nate Belcher, Nate Baggott and Emily White. The photo was taken during CEO program’s recent celebration.
Something new was added to the end of year CEO Celebration this year.   Thanks to the generosity and hard work of previous CEO classes who have “given back” by setting up a scholarship fund, six $250 awards were given. The awards were not only to help with college expenses, but also for those...
Representatives of Southern Illinois Elks Lodges were on hand last Saturday to install new TVs and DVDs at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna. From left are Mike Hunter of Jonesboro, Ted Clendenin of Marion, Don Furman of Vienna, James Thorn of Makanda, Carter Lacy of Jonesboro and Bob Rongey of Marion. Craig Smith of Carbondale and Kevin Tucker of Jonesboro could not be present for the picture.
Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, Anna-Jonesboro Elks Lodge No. 1641 veterans chairperson Marylyn Crawford shared that dorm rooms at the Illinois Veterans Home in Anna were equipped with 19-inch televisions. Crawford asked if the Elks could purchase one or two new, 32-inch televisions at a time to...
The American Red Cross continues to report an extremely urgent need for blood donations. The Red Cross reported recently that a rise in the number of trauma cases, organ transplants and elective surgeries requiring blood products over recent months has depleted the nation’s blood inventory. Three...
Southern Seven Head Start has reported that it has temporarily closed its Mounds Head Start Early Learning Center following one confirmed case of COVID-19 in the building. The center closed for remote learning beginning on July 14. At this time, classes are scheduled to reopen on July 28. Families...

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