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Union County has been included in a federal disaster declaration which was issued by President Barack Obama in the aftermath of a late-January winter storm which caused extensive damage throughout the area. The nine counties included in the declaration include Union,  Alexander, Gallatin, Hardin,...
Jim Davis, maker of Anna's famed pink cookies, stands in front of the new location for Davis Pastry. This winter's ice storm heavily damaged the business's previous location making the move necessary. Davis is currently overseeing remodeling of the building at 206 South Main Street in Anna. An...
Anna City Park could be a busy place in months to come, based on requests for use of the facility considered by Anna City Council during its regular  meeting Tuesday. The meeting was at Anna City Hall. Activities at the park approved by the council include: •A meeting of the Illinois Trappers...
A Union County couple received some sweet honors at the National Sweet Sorghum Producers and Processors Association's annual convention. And, thanks to the recognition they received, Union County now is home to the number one sorghum syrup in the nation. The association's annual convention was...
Plans continue to move forward for the purchase of a bulk fuel tank system as a cost-saving measure for the county. The Union County Board of Commissioners this week at its regular meeting opened bids for the tanks. The meeting was Tuesday afternoon at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro....
An increase in fees for five campgrounds on the Shawnee National Forest in Southern Illinois was announced Monday, March 2. Shawnee National Forest supervisor Allen Nicholas announced the fee increase. The increase will become effective Sunday, March 15. The fees for Pine Ridge, Pharaoh, Camp...
State and federal disaster officials scheduled three briefings in the area this week to help representatives from state and local governments and certain private nonprofit organizations in nine Illinois counties to apply for federal disaster assistance in the wake of late January's severe winter...
The Union County Museum in downtown Cobden is scheduled to open for the 2009 season at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 7. Admission is free. The museum's general store also is scheduled to be open. The revolving exhibit at the museum features sheet music written by Southern Illinois residents about...
Cobden will have a new police chief effective in early April. The job was on a busy agenda at this week's regular meeting of the Cobden Village Board of Trustees. The meeting was Monday night at Cobden Village Hall. Current Cobden police chief Dennis Holbrook is planning to retire on April 8....

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