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Plans for a late-summer wine festival were discussed at last week's regular meeting of the Cobden Village Board of Trustees. The meeting was Monday night, Feb. 16, at Cobden Village Hall. Local winery representatives Brandy Nance and Tim Waller discussed the possibility of having a Labor Day...
The Union County Board of Commissioners this week approved a resolution to seek bids regarding action on the future of the county's aging courthouse in Jonesboro. The resolution was approved at this week's regular county board meeting. The meeting was Tuesday evening at the Union County Courthouse...
An ordinance requiring use of union labor on construction projects valued over $500,000 may be reexamined by the Anna City Council. The issue was on the agenda at this week's regular meeting of the city council. The meeting was Tuesday evening at Anna City Hall. City council member Cindy Swope...
A new transition board and members of the Cross of Peace's former governing body met last Friday afternoon.
<p style="text-align: justify;"><span style="font-family: Verdana;">Anna Police Chief Dale Foster shared the following 2008 statistics for the Anna Police Department:</span> Incidents, 326. Accidents, 174. Traffic arrests, 160. Criminal arrests, 118. Warrants served, 35....
An underlying sense of urgency was present when the new Bald Knob Cross of Peace Foundation transition board met last Friday afternoon. The urgency reflects the deteriorating state of the Union County landmark, which is in need of major repair work. The new transition board met for the first time...
Candidates on Tuesday began to file nominating petitions for 2009 municipal elections in Union County. Filing continues through Monday, Jan. 26. Elections are scheduled in April. Cobden Six candidates filed for various posts which will be on the ballot in Cobden. Village President (Mayor): Two...
<p style="text-align: justify;">The Union County Board of Commissioners covered a wide range of territory during its first regular meeting of 2009. The meeting was Monday, Jan. 5, at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. Monday's agenda covered such issues as allocation of hotel/ motel...
Another broad-ranging agenda highlighted this week's regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners. The meeting was Tuesday afternoon at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. More than 20 people concerned about a variety of matters were on hand. Topics of discussion and action at...

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