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Anna School District No. 37’s pre-kindergarten joined in the celebration of Jumpstart’s Read for the Record. Photo provided.
A Union County school was part of a recent worldwide reading event. On Thursday, Oct. 27, children and adults joined for the world’s largest shared reading experience, known as Jumpstart’s Read for the Record. Since 2006, the 24-hour celebration has mobilized more than 17 million children and...
Beginning Nov. 1, Union County Hospital in Anna planned to begin helping area residents learn about and enroll in health insurance options on the Health Insurance Marketplace. Open enrollment was scheduled to begin Nov. 1 and continues through Jan. 31, 2017. As part of the Affordable Care Act, ACA...
The Anna Police Department is currently conducting an investigation into a reported robbery, which occurred on Thursday, Nov. 17, at approximately 9:20 p.m., at the Farm Fresh store, located at 155 West Vienna Street. A store clerk reported an unknown male subject entered the store at approximately...
A Veterans Day parade was held Friday afternoon, Nov. 11, in Anna. The parade again was sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna. The main part of the parade route was through the downtown Anna area. Hundreds of people were on hand to watch the parade, which...
Parade, wreath-laying ceremony, program at Anna school among local events held to honor those who have served.
Photo by Amber Skelton.
A parade was held in Anna on Friday, Nov. 11, in honor of Veterans Day. Many floats carried or memorialized men and women who have served the U.S. in times of war and peace.
Jus10s Frozen Yogurt & Dessert Shoppe owners Mary K. Harris and Bryan Miller hosted an open house on Friday, Nov. 4, at their new business in downtown Anna. Photo by Amber Skelton.
Jus10s Frozen Yogurt & Dessert Shoppe owners Mary K. Harris and Bryan Miller hosted an open house on Friday, Nov. 4, at their new business in downtown Anna. Donations were collected for the Union County Sheriff’s Office’s K-9 fund. The name of the business is in honor of Justin King, Miller’s...
The First Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Anna again this year plans to provide a free Thanksgiving dinner for anyone who would like to participate. Delivery is planned between 11 a.m. and noon on Thanksgiving Day, which is Thursday, Nov. 24. The church notes that for each year the special...
Special events are planned in the area in observance of the Veterans Day holiday. Veterans Day is Friday, Nov. 11. Lincoln School, Anna Lincoln Elementary School in Anna is planning to have an assembly to honor local veterans. The assembly is set for 1:30 p.m. Thursday, today, at the school....
Registration is underway for the spring semester at Shawnee Community College. Spring semester classes are scheduled to begin on Jan. 11. Classes are available at the college’s main campus near Ullin.  Classes also are scheduled at Shawnee Community College extension centers in Anna, Cairo and...

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