The Happy Helpers Pantry in Tamms won the Lite 4 Bite drawing at the annual Southern Illinois Electric Cooperative meeting on Thursday, Aug. 4.
Employees delivered over 1,000 pounds of canned food to them on Aug. 5, all donated by SIEC members when they came to the meeting.
The Happy Helpers Food...
The 2016 Pulaski County Fair is underway in Pulaski. The fair was scheduled to start Aug. 14 and continues through Aug. 20.
Here’s a look at some of the highlights for fair week:
Monday, Aug. 15
Kids Fun Night includes the pig scramble, pedal tractor pull and more, starting at 7 p.m.
There will be...
At a time when most local social service agencies are being forced to cut training budgets, one has the opportunity to invest in its most important resource: its people.
Family Counseling Center Inc. has been awarded the Netsmart Learn4Life Training Grant. The center has offices in Golconda, Vienna...
The following winners were announced following last Saturday afternoon’s Peach Festival parade in Cobden:
Church float: Apostolic Lightouse, first place. Immanuel Praise and Worship Center, second place.
Business float: Flamm Orchards.
Motor patrol: Williamson County Shriners.
Antique tractor: Jeff...
Union County public schools plan to open their doors to students in August.
Here’s a look at plans by the county’s school districts to open the 2016-2017 academic year:
Lick Creek Community Consolidated School District No. 16
A teacher’s institute is scheduled on Thursday, Aug. 18.
The first day...
The Union County CEO program began its second year with an orientation event hosted by Anna-Jonesboro National Bank at its Anna facility on Leigh Avenue.
Students Erin Dillow of Shawnee Hills Christian Academy in Anna, Jessica Glasco of Anna-Jonesboro Community High School, Dillon Harris of A-JCHS...
Rent One in Anna has rescheduled plans to host a car wash, bake sale and cookout to benefit the Anna American Legion post.
The events had been planned for Aug. 13, but have been postponed due to the possibility of very heavy rain.
The events now are scheduled for Aug. 27, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. ...
SIU Family and Community Medicine started providing care at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School on Monday, Aug. 1.
Katy Scott, PA-C (certified physician assistant), will be providing primary care to A-JCHS students and staff. She will also be accepting new patients from the community.
In recent decades, farming across Illinois has evolved dramatically in the face of technological, environmental and economic change.
An upcoming evening of food, music and conversation which is planned in Cobden will offer those who attend an opportunity to discuss possible future developments in...
A new Cobden Peach Festival queen was crowned last Saturday night.
The 2016 queen is Karlyn Furry, 19, of Alto Pass. She is the daughter of Kenny and Lee Furry.
First runner-up in the queen pageant was Kaitlin McWhorter, 18, of Cobden. She is the daughter of Garon and Kim Adams.