Pulaski County

Union County farmers who attended the conference included, from left, Jeff Flamm  from Cobden; Mark Eddleman, president of the Union County Farm Bureau, from Dongola; and Paul Rich, director, Union County Farm Bureau, from Anna. Photo provided.
Members representing local county Farm Bureaus attended the Illinois Farm Bureau’s 2017 Governmental Affairs and Leadership Conference, which was March 1-2 in Springfield. The conference, with a theme of “Together Towards Tomorrow,” offered a variety of speakers and information encouraging farmers...
Taxes, University of Illinois Extension activities, tourism and the hiring of a human resources administrator were on the agenda at last week’s regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners. The meeting was Friday morning, March 10, at the Union County Courthouse. Supervisor of...
The Healthy Southern Seven Region Coalition announced the locations of four prescription drug take back programs in its region where unused prescription and over-the-counter medications can be safely disposed. Johnson County Goreville Professional Pharmacy at 901 S. Broadway in Goreville. The phone...
The Pulaski-Alexander Soil and Water Conservation District’s 69th annual meeting is planned Feb. 23. The meeting will be in the cafeteria at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner served at 6 p.m. followed by a business meeting at 7 p.m. During the...
Economic growth and development efforts were addressed at last week’s regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners. The meeting was Friday morning, Feb. 10, at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. The county board welcomed Mike Stegle, Candy Eastwood and Tabitha Smith to the...
The Pulaski-Alexander Soil and Water Conservation District’s 69th annual meeting is planned Feb. 23. The meeting will be in the cafeteria at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. Registration begins at 5:30 p.m., with dinner served at 6 p.m. followed by a business meeting at 7 p.m. During the...
Surveys of calling frogs and toads will be the focus of an upcoming meeting which is planned in the area. Volunteers are needed to assist with the surveys. Those who may be interested in volunteering are invited to attend an orientation session which is set for 1 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, at the...
Illinois State Police District 22 interim commander Lt. Michael Alvey has announced activity and enforcement figures for calendar year 2016.   Troopers in District 22, which includes Union, Pulaski, Alexander, Johnson, Massac, Pope and Hardin counties in Southern Illinois, recorded 16,624 incidents...
The August 2017 solar eclipse which will be seen in the region is slated to be the focus of an upcoming meeting for area businesses. The Southernmost Illinois Delta Empowerment Zone, SIDEZ, is partnering with Illinois Small Business Development Center at Shawnee Community College to host the...
Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
A large flock of birds was spotted on the move recently in Pulaski County. The birds were flying across U.S. Route 51.

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