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Cross country is set to return this fall at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. The A-JCHS District No. 81 Board of Education voted last week at its regular meeting to approve reinstating the cross country program. Matt Denny will be the volunteer head coach. He will be joined by assistant...
Dr. Suzanne Clarke
Union County Hospital welcomed Dr. Suzanne Clarke as a new primary care provider to the Convenient Care Clinic in Anna on Thursday, July 20, with a reception in her honor. Clarke comes to the Southern Illinois area from Savannah, Ga., citing the scenery as a motivation. “It’s beautiful,” she said...
Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
A junior PGA golf tournament was played at the Union County Country Club course in Anna Tuesday, July 18. Two teams from the Union County Country Club and two teams from Kimberland Country Club in Jackson, Mo., competed in the tournament. The accompanying pictures feature some of the action from...
An Independence Day fireworks display, a utility rate ordinance, project updates and yard sales were among the items discussed at last week’s regular meeting of the Anna City Council. The meeting was Tuesday evening, July 18, at Anna City Hall. Mayor Steve Hartline opened discussion at the meeting...
Union County’s CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) program kicked off the 2017-2018 school year on July 18 with summer orientation. Photo/information shared by email from the CEO program.
Union County’s CEO (Creating Entrepreneurial Opportunities) program kicked off the 2017-2018 school year on July 18 with summer orientation. The orientation event was hosted by Anna-Jonesboro National Bank at its facility on Leigh Avenue in Anna, with students, parents, the program’s facilitator...
The Anna Police Department released these security images of the suspects.
The Anna Police Department has asked for the public's assistance with identifying two people suspected of committing a theft at Walmart in Anna July 11.  The two people concealed over $300 of merchandise and walked out of the garden center doors without offering payment for the merchandise. They...
Shawnee Community College’s Adult Education Program is planning to offer GED classes this fall. The classes will be offered at various locations in the area and at the college’s main campus near Ullin. Classes are scheduled to begin Aug. 22. The classes are offered at no cost to students. Main...
The picture was taken at the start of a back stroke event.
The Anna Blue Dolphins swim team hosted a meet Tuesday evening, July 18. Anna and Herrin competed at the meet, which was held at the Anna City Pool. The picture was taken at the start of a back stroke event.
The start of a new semester is approaching for Shawnee Community College. Registration for fall classes is underway at the college. Fall classes are scheduled to begin Aug. 16. The schedule of classes is available at the main campus and at each of the college’s extension centers. One of the...
The Carmi-based 14U Diamond Xplosion ‘03 travel softball team won the recent Midwest Regional Tournament in dramatic fashion by defeating the S.I. Bandits 10-9 in the final inning. Entering the final frame, Diamond Xplosion was down 9-5. First baseman Alli Goering led off the inning with a single...

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