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The new owners of The Davie School Inn in Anna, Tammy and Lyle Woodrum, right, only charged $1 to their first customers, Jim and Debra May, left, of Plano, Texas. The Woodrums took over the business on June 29. Photo provided.
The Davie School Inn in Anna is under new management. Lyle and Tammy Woodrum bought The Davie School Inn from Gary and Andrea Dahmer on June 29. The Woodrums are not from the area. They have spent much of their lives moving around to different areas, including Georgia, Texas and India. They worked...
At the first night of the Wildcat Youth Football League’s annual football camp on Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s practice field, members of the next season’s 7th and 8th grade team worked out as a team for the first time. “I’m guessing we had around fifty or sixty kids at the camp tonight....
A chair straddle was presented by Tae Kwon Do students. Photo provided.
Saturday, July 8, was described as a great day for Coffman Martial Arts Academy in Anna. Two black belts, Dillon Greer and Jacob Cross, tested for and achieved their First Dan (degree) black belt rank.  Grand Master Robert Cutrell, founder of the ChunJiDo Organization, was an honored guest and...
Union County Hospital District Auxiliary member Sandra Boaz presented Union County Hospital CEO Jim Farris with a $2,000 donation to help with landscaping costs.
The Union County Hospital District Auxiliary held a meeting at United Methodist Church in Anna on Thursday, July 13. The theme was “Mad Hatters Tea Party.” Several members wore hats for the occasion. Tea and tea party snacks were served. Photos by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
The Union County Chamber of Commerce is planning to present a Movies in the Park event Friday night, July 21. The free event will be at the Anna City Park in Anna. “The Sandlot” is scheduled to be the featured movie. The movie will be shown at dusk. Those who plan to attend are advised to bring...
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...
Two youth football events are on the calendar in Union County. Wildcat Youth Football Camp A Wildcat Youth Football Camp is scheduled July 17-20. The camp is scheduled to be held from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. each day at the football practice field at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. The camp is for...
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...
Dr. Suzanne Clarke
Union County Hospital welcomes Dr. Suzanne Clarke as a primary care provider with the Convenient Care Clinic in Anna.   A come-and-go welcome reception is planned from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 20, in the long-term care dining room located on the northwest side of the hospital. The public is...
The Union County Chamber of Commerce had a regular monthly meeting on Thursday, July 6, at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. An announcement was made regarding the chamber’s Movies in the Park event.  The event is free and sponsored by the chamber and local businesses. Jus10’s Frozen Yogurt...

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