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The community is invited to help support National Child Abuse Prevention Month activities which are planned in Union County. April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. As the number of unreported child abuse cases continues to rise in Illinois as a result of the pandemic, child abuse advocates...
Flood potential is average or normal this spring for much of the Mississippi and Ohio river valleys and their tributaries in Southern Illinois, Southeast Missouri and Western Kentucky. The National Weather Service office in Paducah issued its latest flood outlook Thursday, March 9. The weather...
Union County Women in Business are planning to host their first women’s conference on Saturday, April 29, at Blue Sky Vineyard near Makanda. The conference is designed to bring women from across the region together for professional and personal development.   Organizers said in a news release that...
Researchers at the University of Illinois are asking adults in Illinois to complete an online survey about their experiences with wild white-tailed deer. The survey is part of a larger effort by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s, USDA, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, APHIS, to study...
Homemade maple syrup, one of nature’s original comfort foods, is the star of the show at Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s popular annual Maple Syrup Festival, set for March 25-26.  The festival is happening at Touch of Nature Outdoor Education Center and features a weekend full of special...
The chiefs of the Anna Police Department and the Anna Fire and Rescue Department have issued activity reports for the month of February. The reports were given at a March 7 regular meeting of the Anna City Council. Anna Police Chief Bryan Watkins shared the following highlights: 449 total calls....
For Southern Illinois residents in need of basic health care, the Wellness on Wheels, WOW, van may be able to help. Through a grant funded by the Illinois Department of Public Health, IDPH, Southern 7 Health Department continues to provide a variety of health care services through IDPH WOW van...
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. As the number of unreported child abuse cases continues to rise in Illinois as a result of the pandemic, child abuse advocates in Union County are encouraging residents of all ages to get involved in awareness and prevention activities this April. In...
A groundbreaking ceremony was held at the future location of a 5,000 square foot bus depot facility in Anna. Local lawmakers, transportation executives and other members of the community wielded the shovels in the event. Photo by Benjamin Marxer.
A groundbreaking ceremony was held last week in Union County to commemorate the beginning of a building project that will expand the public transportation options for residents of Southern Illinois.  The spot of the shoveling ceremony will be the future location of a new 5,000 square foot bus depot...
A spring clean up campaign is scheduled to start Sunday, March 26, in Cobden. Event organizer Shane Bruce said in an email that a minimum of six volunteers are invited to help out over six weeks starting on March 26. Bruce can be contacted by email at shanebruceoffice@gmail.com or by phone at 323-...

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