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Beginning in November, the day for food pantry distribution at St. Joseph Catholic Church, located at 101 N. Centennial in Cobden, is scheduled to change from Tuesday to Wednesday. Food distribution is planned from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.  The pantry at the Cobden church is scheduled to continue to have...
Southern Seven Health Department continues to provide mobile health services for residents living in the lower seven counties of Illinois. The services are offered through the Illinois Department of Public Health, IDPH, Wellness on Wheels van. Southern Seven Health Department said the van is...
About 275 high school students from Illinois and Kentucky were scheduled to perform this week in Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Shryock Auditorium as part of a high school choral festival. Students from Union County were among those who were scheduled to perform. The free, public concert...
An update on the sale of Union County Hospital was shared at last week’s regular meeting of the Anna City Council. The meeting was Tuesday evening, Oct. 18, at Anna City Hall. Harry Brockus, the chief executive officer of Union County Hospital in Anna, shared the update with county officials about...
The River-to-River Trail Society plans to offer a guided hike on Saturday, Oct. 29, at the Bobcat Loop trail at Ferne Clyffe State Park in Johnson County. The hike is free and open to the public.  The trail society said the hike will be one of moderate difficulty, 4 to 6 miles long, with four hours...
With the emergence of the new COVID-19 Omicron subvariants BA.4 and BA.5 this past summer, the FDA recently approved the new COVID-19 bivalent booster.   As many become eligible for the new booster, Southern 7 Health Department is sharing information on guidance from the Illinois Department of...
Tower Rock on the Mississippi River at Grand Tower. Leo Driscoll photograph from National Weather Service office in Paducah website.
Driven by months of drought and periods of extreme heat during the summer and fall months in 2022, very low to record low river stages have developed along the Lower Ohio and Mississippi rivers in the region, the National Weather Service office in Paducah reported.  In October, river stages on the...
As part of an ongoing effort to carefully roll back Illinois’s COVID-19 executive orders, Gov. JB Pritzker on Monday, Oct. 17, updated masking and testing requirements for healthcare facilities and long-term care centers.  The new guidelines, which went into effect Oct. 17, are in line with updated...
With National Mammography Day approaching on Oct. 21, state and local public health officials are urging women in Illinois who have delayed breast cancer screenings due to the COVID-19 pandemic to take action and schedule a comprehensive exam now. “Breast cancer is a tragic disease – taking the...
The Jonesboro Elementary School PTO plans to have a silent auction as part of the school’s Fall Festival, which is scheduled Friday, Nov. 18.  The PTO reports that the Fall Festival is the organization’s primary fundraiser.  Funds raised at the event provide financial support for field trips,...

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