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Registration for fall semester classes continues at Shawnee Community College. Fall classes are scheduled to begin Aug. 16. The schedule of classes is available at the main campus near Ullin and at each of the college’s extension centers in Anna, Cairo and Metropolis. The college offers 54 degrees...
Shawnee Community College plans to host the annual Saints Challenge golf tournament Friday, Sept. 8, at the Union County Country Club course in Anna. Proceeds will benefit the college’s athletic department. The four-person, 18-hole scramble is scheduled to have a 1 p.m. shotgun start.  Lunch will...
Photo by Amber Filbeck.
Stinson Memorial Library in Anna concluded its annual summer reading program on Wednesday, July 26, with a finale party for young people who participated in the program and their families. The “Build a Better World” themed program ended with a bouncy castle, hot dogs, building activities and a...
With apologies to Stealers Wheel: there was rain to the left of me...and rain to the right...stuck in the middle with no place dry to go...
Scripture came to mind one day last week while yours truly was standing in the midst of a veritable deluge. Allow me, if you will, an opportunity to paraphrase a few verses from the Book of Genesis... ...in the six hundredth year of Noah's life (well, sometimes I feel about that old), in the...
An Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, hunter safety education course is planned Aug. 4-5 at the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Anna. The church is located at 315 South St. Hours for the course are from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 4 and from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 5. Students must...
The Disney film “Moana” is scheduled to be shown Friday night, Aug. 4, at the Anna City Pool. Hours for the event are slated from 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Admission will be $3 per person. Noodles will be allowed. Concessions will be sold.
An Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, hunter safety education course is planned Aug. 4-5 at the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Anna. The church is located at 315 South St. Hours for the course are from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Aug. 4 and from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Aug. 5. Students must...
The Guardians, a drum and bugle corps from Houston, Texas, stopped in Anna Tuesday and Wednesday, July 25-26.
The Guardians, a drum and bugle corps from Houston, Texas, stopped in Anna Tuesday and Wednesday, July 25-26. The corps practiced at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. Sessions were held on the parking lot and on the football practice field at the Union County school. The 150-member band was...
A Union County tradition is right around the corner. The 2017 Cobden Peach Festival is planned Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5. Most of the Peach Festival events take place at the Cobden Community Park in Cobden. The Peach Festival is presented by the Cobden Lions Club, with the help and support of...
While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains.  The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available throughout the...

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