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Community awareness was highlighted at a kickoff event for a local Blue Ribbons for Kids campaign which was held last Friday morning in Union County. WIBH radio in Anna is spearheading the community-wide campaign, which will be held in conjunction with April’s observance of National Child Abuse...
In preparation for Resurrection Sunday, the board of Kornthal Church in Union County is planning a Palm Sunday service. The service is set at 2 p.m. on April 9.  Music and the message will focus on the passion account of Jesus Christ, found in the gospel record.  The service is being held in...
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The Alpha Lambda Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society had a spring induction ceremony March 1 at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. Phi Theta Kappa is the international honor society of the two-year college and students. Students who have a 3.5 grade point average or higher in at...
A regional high school band performed March 23 at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. The band featured student musicians from area high schools. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Shawnee Community College near Ullin on March 23 hosted an annual high school regional band performance. The regional band featured high school students from Anna-Jonesboro Community High School, Cairo High School, Cobden High School, Egyptian High School at Tamms, Goreville High School, Shawnee...
Polling places have been set for the Tuesday, April 4, elections in Union County. Union County Clerk Terry Bartruff noted that polls are scheduled to be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. on Election Day. The polling places, by precinct, follow: Anna 1 and 2: Main Street Center, 400 S. Main St., Anna....
Tuesday, April 4, is Election Day in Union County. Voters in Union County will elect candidates who are running for municipal posts, positions on local school district boards of education and seats on two library districts. Here’s a look at the candidates who are on the ballot in next Tuesday’s...
In preparation for Resurrection Sunday, the board of Kornthal Church in Union County has scheduled a Palm Sunday service. The service is planned at 2 p.m. on April 9. Music and the message for the service will focus on the passion account of Jesus Christ which is found in the gospel record. The...
April’s arrival next week will bring with it the 2017 observance of National Child Abuse Prevention Month. In commemoration of the month, WIBH radio in Anna again is leading a community-wide Blue Ribbons for Kids campaign, which is in its seventh year. WIBH sales and promotion manager Shawnna Rhine...
Snow and cold followed quickly on the heels of 75-degree temperatures during the past week in the Union County area. Bitter cold temperatures were in the forecast on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings of this week.  The National Weather Service office in Paducah early this week issued a freeze warning...
Shawnee Pride was presented at Shawnee Community College in Ullin on Thursday, March 2. The band featured students from Anna, Century, Cobden, Cypress/Buncombe, Dongola, Egyptian, Goreville, Jonesboro, Shawnee and Massac County junior high schools. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Shawnee Pride was presented at Shawnee Community College in Ullin on Thursday, March 2. The event brings band students from the area together to practice and then to present a concert. Shawnee Community College band director Lee VanAlstine worked with students for one day before the performance....

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