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The Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, IDFPR, and the Illinois Department of Corrections, IDOC, report that Landus Jackson, 40, of Mound City, was released from Vienna Correctional Center on Tuesday morning, Oct. 4, with a State of Illinois cosmetology license. The two...
The Old Feed Store in Cobden plans to host a special farmer's market Sunday, Oct. 16,  from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Photo provided.
The Old Feed Store in Cobden plans to host a special farmer's market Sunday, Oct. 16,  from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. with kids activities, free hay rides, face and pumpkin painting, hot and cold ciders, marshmallow roasting, bag toss and specials from all the vendors. Vendors that are scheduled to attend...
The LST Memorial 325 was docked on the Mississippi River front in Cape Girardeau from Sept. 29 through Oct. 3.
The LST Memorial 325 was docked on the Mississippi River front in Cape Girardeau from Sept. 29 through Oct. 3. The LST Memorial 325 was commissioned in 1943 and participated in the World War II D-Day landings on Omaha Beach in France. Currently docked in Evansville, Ind., she has become a museum...
The U.S. Forest Service/Shawnee National Forest, the Friends of the Shawnee National Forest and Unimin Corporation are planning to present Critter Night. Critter Night is a free, family event and will be held from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 14, at the Lincoln Memorial Picnic Grounds in...
Shawnee Community College plans to host its first Family Fall Festival on Saturday, Oct. 29. The festival is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the college’s main campus near Ullin. The fall-themed festival will feature free hot dogs, popcorn, drinks, caramel apples, games, a bouncy house,...
Many retirees and those nearing retirement express a common fear. They worry about running out of money; finding their bank account drained with years of life still ahead of them. “The reality is that a large percentage of Americans simply don’t have the kind of savings they need,”  said Chuck...
Most Americans are pessimistic about how well off they’ll be financially when they reach retirement. “People have a lot of worries and that’s understandable,” said Dan Carter, an investment advisor representative for Safeguard Investment Advisory Group, in a news release. “Their savings may not be...
Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan on Oct. 7 alerted Illinois voters that a ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 7th Circuit restores Illinois voters’ legal right to register to vote and cast their ballot at the same time in the general election on Nov. 8.  The court’s ruling puts on...
Union County State Fish and Wildlife Area will implement a limited furbearer trapping program for the 2016-2017 season.   Two trappers with a site permit and each trapper’s designated assistant (optional) will be allowed for each month during the season.   Selection of trappers will be made with...
The Williamson County Sheriff’s Office is participating in the next National Prescription Drug Take Back event. The Williamson County Sheriff's Office, along with hundreds of other local law enforcement agencies, will host drug collection events on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.. The...

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