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Thursday 05/21/2015
Memorial Day observances planned in area

The Memorial Day holiday will be commemorated with a wide range of special events which are planned throughout the region.

Posted: May 21, 2015
Anna man found guilty of murder

Union County State's Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds reported Tuesday that Jessie L. Bell, 35, of Anna, was found guilty on one count of second degree murder, which is a Class 1 felony.

Posted: May 21, 2015
Illinois highway program unveiled

The Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, on May 14 released a six-year, $8.4 billion highway construction plan.

Posted: May 21, 2015
Anna man sentenced on meth charge

Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds reported Tuesday that William Eubanks, 35, of 305 Dewey St. in Anna has been sentenced to five years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to participation in methamphetamine manufacturing, a Class 1 felony.  

Posted: May 21, 2015
Wednesday 05/20/2015
Local Music Lineup

StarView Vineyards near Cobden

Posted: May 20, 2015
Illinois State Fair performances announced

Following the announcement that Meat Loaf was canceling his Illinois State Fair performance, fairgoers took to the phones.  Calls came into the Illinois State Fair office with people pleading with state fair staffers to the keep Styx and Tesla on the grandstand schedule.   

Posted: May 20, 2015
Songwriter sure to entertain at Old Feed Store

Fred Eaglesmith is set to perform at The Old Feed Store in Cobden on Sunday, May 24, at 7 p.m.

Posted: May 20, 2015
Tuesday 05/19/2015
Vietnam veterans to be recognized

It’s been 50 years since the start of the Vietnam War.  

Posted: May 19, 2015
Springfest set in Alto Pass

The 2015 Springfest celebration is planned Saturday, May 23, in downtown Alto Pass.

Posted: May 19, 2015
Monday 05/18/2015
Memorial Day Celebration set in Thebes

A Memorial Day weekend celebration is planned at the Thebes Historical Courthouse in Thebes for Saturday and Sunday, May 23-24.

Updated: May 18, 2015 - 9:52 am

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