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Parents and students registered before meeting with teachers.
Egyptian School in Tamms hosted a Back-to-School night on Thursday, Aug. 11. Students and parents had an opportunity to meet teachers, to visit their classrooms and to participate in some fun activities. The night also featured face painting, t-shirts which were for sale and a chance to meet...
The Illinois Environmental Protection Agency, EPA, has completed used tire removal actions in the area. Tires were removed from seven Southern Illinois counties. Illinois EPA acting director Alec Messina announced the completion of the used tire removal actions. The used tire removal actions are...
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, honored eight individuals and two groups for exceptional volunteer service to the department and the people of the State of Illinois at the Illinois State Fair on Saturday, Aug. 20. One of the individuals honored is from Southern Illinois. The...
The focus of a new, not-for-profit Illinois Fairgrounds Foundation will be to emphasize capital improvements at the state fairgrounds in Du Quoin and Springfield. “The state fair is the best place for Illinois to show off its products and accomplishments, and to ensure we can continue to do that,...
Fifty community leaders have successfully completed the year-long Delta Leadership Institute, DLI, Executive Academy, a program of the Delta Regional Authority, DRA. Four of those who completed the program are from Southern Illinois. The Executive Academy is a training program that brings together...
From left are Alazeye Bellamy, Ukari Posey, Faith Diel, Jalaya Whitfield and David Cook. Photo provided.
Cairo High School was represented when the National Beta Club hosted an annual Senior Beta Leadership Camp, formerly known as Beta BLC or the Broyhill Leadership Conference, at the Clyde Austin 4-H Center in Greeneville, Tenn., July 23-27. Senior Beta Leadership Camp provided leadership skills for...
A ranch rodeo was held Friday evening, Aug. 19, in front of the grandstand. Events included team doctoring, wild cow milking, team sorting, trailer loading and ranch team roping.
Click through the slideshow to see The Gazette-Democrat's collection of images from this year's Union County Fair. The slideshow will be updated through the week to include upcoming events.
Auditions for Shawnee Community College’s upcoming production of Disney’s “The Little Mermaid” are scheduled Friday, Aug. 26, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday, Aug. 27, from 9 a.m. to noon. Auditions will be in the educational center at Shawnee Community College’s main campus near Ullin. The...
On the left is the Junior Miss Pulaski County Fair Queen 2016, Allison Wilburn. She is also Miss Congeniality. Kiara Aden, right, was crowned the Little Miss Pulaski County Fair Queen 2016. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
The Junior Miss and Little Miss Pulaski County Fair queen pageant took place under the pavilion at the fairgrounds in Pulaski on Tuesday, Aug. 16. The Junior Miss Pulaski County Fair Queen 2016 is Allison Wilburn. She also won Miss Congeniality. The Little Miss Pulaski County Fair Queen 2016 is...
Stevens Aircraft Solutions, SAS, is offering a unique opportunity for those who are planning to attend the 2016 Union County Fair in Anna. The fair is underway at the Anna City Park in Anna. SAS, which is based in Paducah, is offering fairgoers an opportunity to go on a helicopter flight. The...

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