Wolf Lake

Volunteers worked last Saturday on a sand boil along the Mississippi River levee west of Wolf Lake. The sand boil was on the east side of the levee, between the river and the Union County community. The work done at the site was seen as a more permanent solution to a recurring problem.
A voluntary evacuation order for all of the areas of Union County which were affected by the recent threat of flooding conditions was lifted Monday afternoon, May 8. The order was lifted at 4 p.m. Monday in a statement issued by Union County Sheriff Scott Harvel and Union County Board of...
Students from area schools were honored in an annual young writer’s competition sponsored by Shawnee Community College near Ullin. The competition was designed to encourage local high school students to submit their own works of non-fiction, short fiction and poetry. Winners in the competition...
Dawson Johnson was 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs to lead host Shawnee to a 5-1 win over Elverado in South Egyptian Conference high school baseball action Tuesday, April 25. Johnson was the winning pitcher with 11 strikeouts. Casey Baltzell and Nick Baltzell also pitched for the Redskins. Zach Berner was 2-...
Students from Union County were among those receiving honors in an annual young writer’s competition sponsored by Shawnee Community College near Ullin. The competition is designed to encourage local high school students to submit their own works of non-fiction, short fiction and poetry. Winners in...
Shawnee School District No. 84 in Wolf Lake welcomes the submission of names for inclusion on a Shawnee Veterans Memorial Wall. Veterans, living or deceased, with ties to the Shawnee School District, can have their names added to the memorial. Plans call for the memorial to be located on the front...
Shawnee School District No. 84 in Wolf Lake is seeking names for the Shawnee Veterans Memorial Wall. Veterans, living or deceased with ties to the Shawnee School District, can have their names added to the memorial. The wall is set to be located on the front north side lawn of the school, on the...
Shawnee Community College has announced winners from a recent high school art show. Area students competed in the show, which was hosted March 11 by the college. The show featured entries in the following art categories: drawing, painting, pastels, photography and sculpture/other. The show also...
Mike Hanson
Mike Hanson has been the principal at Shawnee Junior-Senior High School in Wolf Lake for the past six years. In mid-June of this year, he will retire. Hanson, of Grand Tower, graduated from Shawnee High School in 1973. However, like many graduates who are tired of school, he swore he would never...
Tuesday, April 4, was Election Day in Union County. Voters elected candidates who were running for municipal posts, positions on local school district boards of education, seats on two library districts and the Shawnee Community College district board. Unofficial results recorded at the Union...
A regional high school band performed March 23 at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. The band featured student musicians from area high schools. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Shawnee Community College near Ullin on March 23 hosted an annual high school regional band performance. The regional band featured high school students from Anna-Jonesboro Community High School, Cairo High School, Cobden High School, Egyptian High School at Tamms, Goreville High School, Shawnee...

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