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An American Red Cross blood drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday, June 8, at the First Baptist Church at 409 Morgan St. in Anna. Blood and platelet donors of all types are currently needed.  For more information about being a donor, visit redcrossblood.org or call 1-800-RED CROSS (1-...
“Build a Better World” is the theme for the 2017 summer reading program at Stinson Memorial Library in Anna. The program is scheduled to begin June 14 and continues with weekly activities through July 20. Registration for the program is underway through June 9 at the library.  Registration also is...
The Anna Blue Dolphins swim team is scheduled to open its 2017 season June 8 at Herrin. Here’s a look at the team’s summer schedule, as posted on the Blue Dolphins’ website: June 8, Anna at Herrin. June 10, Herrin Invitational. June 13, Anna at Calvert City. June 17, Anna Invitational. June 20,...
The Long Knives Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented the 2017 Outstanding Citizenship Awards to 18 recipients during April and May.   The award is given to high school seniors who exemplify a sincere academic attitude and good citizenship, and who display the qualities of...
“Build a Better World” is the theme for the 2017 summer reading program at Stinson Memorial Library in Anna. The program is scheduled to begin June 14 and continues with weekly activities through July 20. Registration for the program is underway through June 9 at the library.  Registration also is...
Logan Quick, left, won 1st place in the under 8 years boys division with a 3-game series of 334 and Aden Hopkins, right, received 6th place with a 3-game series of 807. Photo provided.
Two local youth bowlers from the Saturday Maniacs Youth Bowling League hosted at the Strike Zone in Anna participated in a tournament in Mt. Vernon in January that qualified them to advance to the State Pepsi Bowling Youth Championships to be held in Rockford, Illinois on May 12-14.  Logan Quick...
The Saturday Maniacs Youth Bowling League was represented at recent state competition in Peoria and Pekin. Photo provided.
On Saturday and Sunday, April 29-30, young people from the Saturday Maniacs Youth Bowling League hosted at the Strike Zone in Anna went to the Illinois United States Bowling Congress Youth Association State Tournament in Peoria and Pekin. On Saturday, the participants bowled in doubles and singles...
Union County Women in Business each year awards scholarships to local students. Scholarships are presented to students who are in the top 40 percent of their class, who have a strong record of leadership and community involvement while in high school and plans for studies and a career in business...
The New Chicago Chamber Orchestra is scheduled to perform at the Anna Arts Center in Anna. The performance is part of the 2017 Southern Illinois Music Festival. The orchestra’s performance is set for 7:30 p.m. on June 5 in the performing arts auditorium at the center, which is located at 125 W....
A tree limb was seen on South Street in Anna Saturday evening.
Damaging winds accompanied storms which swept through the Union County area last Saturday evening. The National Weather Service office in Paducah reported on its website that multiple rounds of severe thunderstorms impacted the Middle Mississippi Valley on the first day of the Memorial Day holiday...

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