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Thursday 10/08/2015
Critter Night scheduled in Jonesboro

The U.S. Forest Service/Shawnee National Forest is planning to host a popular Critter Night program in Union County.

Posted: October 08, 2015
Regional educators institute set in Carbondale

An annual regional educators institute is planned Friday, Oct. 9, in Anna.

Posted: October 08, 2015
Miss America pageant dream comes true for Crystal Davis

Crystal Davis, from Anna and Miss Illinois 2015, was recently on national television competing for the title of Miss America 2016.

Posted: October 08, 2015
Courthouse landscaping work continues

Work continued last week on a landscaping project which is underway at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro.

Posted: October 08, 2015
Tuesday 10/06/2015
Exhibit on local musicians will be displayed at library

The Carbondale Public Library is hosting an exhibit on a collection of photos taken by John Longmire about Southern Illinois Musicians.

Posted: October 06, 2015
Local musician chosen as finalist in songwriting contest

Kevin Lucas, a local musician, was recently chosen as a finalist out of thousands of entrants worldwide in the 2015 John Lennon Songwriting Contest.  

Posted: October 06, 2015
Little Egypt Live plans to make debut Oct. 8

WSIU Public Television, a public media service of Southern Illinois University Carbondale, and project partner the Carbondale Music Coalition have announced Little Egypt Live, a new local music concert series showcasing the region's best bluegrass, country, blues and roots musicians.

Posted: October 06, 2015
Monday 10/05/2015
Tribal youth learn more about heritage

Imagine being out in the woods with a group of teenagers as one of them shouts, “Hey, I got another piece of glass!”  

Posted: October 05, 2015
Registration reminders suspended

Illinois Secretary of State Jesse White announced Sept. 28 that his office was going to suspend mailing out vehicle registration renewal reminder notices to the public due to the lack of a state budget. 

Posted: October 05, 2015
Health fair planned

Union County Hospital in Anna is planning to host its 15th annual health fair.

Posted: October 05, 2015

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