Jonesboro

A worship service is planned Thursday, Feb. 16, at Kornthal Church in Union County. The service begins at 7 p.m. Kornthal Church is located 2 1/2 miles south of Jonesboro, just off Illinois Route 127.
A Civil War Weekend is planned Feb. 16-19 at the Shawnee Hills Art Council/Anna Arts Center in Anna.  The arts council/arts center has announced that highlights for the weekend include presentation of a play, “Soldier Come Home”; exhibits, which include guns and quilts; reenactors and storytelling...
You'll find out about the pictures soon enough...just keep on reading... This week, we're going to get a little windy. Call it catch-up time... You may have noticed that last week's colyum was, well, somewhat lacking. Well, I hope you noticed. At the time I wrote the item, I was not feeling all...
An ordinance has been approved which bans nepotism in county hiring. The ordinance was approved at a regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners which was held last Friday morning. The meeting was at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. The ordinance was drafted by Union County...
A worship service is planned Thursday, Jan. 19, at Kornthal Church near Jonesboro. The service is set for 7 p.m. The church is located 2 1/2 miles south of Jonesboro, right off Illinois Route 127.
Light snow was falling when this picture was taken on Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Lincoln Memorial Picnic Grounds in Jonesboro. Snowfall amounted to about half an inch.
Light snow was falling when this picture was taken on Thursday, Jan. 5, at the Lincoln Memorial Picnic Grounds in Jonesboro. Snowfall amounted to about half an inch.
Jacob W. Turner
The Union County Sheriff's Office in Jonesboro is asking for the public's help in locating a wanted person. The sheriff's office is looking for Jacob W. Turner, a white male 62 years of age, 5'05", 130 pounds. Turner is wanted for driving while license revoked. Those who have any information on...
Permit stickers are available for Anna residents who want to use golf carts for transportation in the Union County community. The Anna City Council recently approved an ordinance allowing for the use of golf carts on municipal streets. Jonesboro has allowed the use of golf carts on city streets for...
A pickup truck made its way through water which covered part of Illinois Route 146 near Ware during heavy rain which fell in mid-August. File photo.
Record flooding on the Mississippi River in early January was the top weather story in the region for 2016. The National Weather Service office at Paducah posted the top 10 weather events of last year on its website. The top 10 weather events for 2016 in Southern Illinois, Southeast Missouri,...
The PAST organization of Union County extends an invitation to a Christmas open house which is planned this weekend. The holiday season event is scheduled from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 18, at the Heritage House Museum in Jonesboro. Heritage House is located just south of the Jonesboro...

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