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Haunted Hollow, a family friendly festival, is planned Oct. 22 at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Outdoor Education Center. The center is located near Carbondale. The festival is scheduled from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free. All ages are welcome, and participants are...
The Arrowleaf human services organization has announced that it is expanding into a new location in Massac County.  Arrowleaf’s new Massac County office will be located at 511 Catherine St. in Metropolis, just across from the Dairy Queen. “We’ve had a lot of staff interest in opening an office in...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s 2023 homecoming celebration is underway this week. Homecoming activities have been organized by the A-JCHS Student Council.  The theme for this year’s celebration is “Beneath the Blue.” Spirit days are being held all week. The theme for Thursday, today, is...
A celebration of Constitution Week in Union County is scheduled to begin Saturday, Sept. 16, with special activities which are planned at the Lincoln Memorial Picnic Grounds at 521 N. Main St. in Jonesboro. Constitution Week is celebrated each year from Sept. 17 through Sept. 23. The picnic grounds...
The Illinois state flag. From the Illinois Department of Natural Resources website.
SB1818, which creates the Illinois Flag Commission for the purpose of exploring the creation of a new state flag and developing new state flag designs, was signed into law in early August by Gov. JB Pritzker.  The commission will make recommendations to the Illinois General Assembly concerning...
The Daniel Chapman Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution invites area students to enter an essay contest  celebrating “Stars and Stripes Forever,” the patriotic march composed by John Philip Sousa.  The essay is open to students in grades 5 through 8. Entries are to be between 300 and...
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, is reminding waterfowl hunters about key dates and other information regarding the 2023-2024 waterfowl seasons. Season Update This is the third year of a five-year waterfowl season plan that was developed in 2020.  Early Canada goose and teal...
Plans are being made for the 2023 Veterans Day parade in Anna. Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna again is sponsoring the parade, which is set for 11 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11.  The theme for this year’s parade is “Korean War – The Forgotten Victory.” Letters of...
A Cancer Warriors Walk of Hope is planned Saturday, Sept. 23, in Metropolis. The event is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Dorothy Miller Park, which is located next to Harrah’s Casino. Health care providers and businesses serving area cancer families and those impacted will host the one-day...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Student Council is making plans for the Union County school’s 2023 homecoming celebration. Homecoming week is planned Sept. 18-22. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Beneath the Blue.” Spirit days for the week include Beach Bums (PJs) on Monday, Glow...

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