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Online registration has opened for the 2017 Law Enforcement Torch Run Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Illinois.  Individuals and teams can register for the plunge on the Special Olympics Illinois website at www.plungeillinois.com or by contacting the Special Olympics Illinois staff. The...
FFA members Kelsey McCrite, Rileigh Petermichel and David Mitchell, retired the colors.
Egyptian School in Tamms hosted its annual Veterans Day program on Thursday, Nov. 10. The program was held in the high school gym. This year’s program, “Honoring All Who Served,” featured student tributes, musical performances and recognition of the veterans who attended the program. Photos by...
Christmas holiday season events are planned at the Cross of Peace at Bald Knob Mountain near Alto Pass. “Christmas at the Cross” is planned on four consecutive Saturdays between Thanksgiving and Christmas.   On Nov. 26, Dec. 3, Dec. 10 and Dec. 17, Christmas and gospel music are planned each...
The statewide average temperature for October was 59.8 degrees, which was 5.4 degrees above normal, according to Illinois state climatologist Jim Angel with the Illinois State Water Survey at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. Statewide average precipitation for October was 2.38 inches...
The time between Thanksgiving and the New Year can be a wonderful time as friends and family come together to celebrate, but according to the Illinois Fire Safety Alliance, IFSA, it is also a period in which fire and burn hazards become more prevalent.  In fact, the National Fire Protection...
When it comes to paying for holiday purchases, more than half of Illinoisans say they plan to use credit cards this year instead of cash or debit cards. The latest COUNTRY Financial Security Index surveyed Americans about financial decisions related to holiday shopping.   When asked about the...
Thanksgiving is a time when families and friends gather around delicious food to express gratitude and spend quality time together.  Pet owners may want to involve their furry friends in the celebration by being extra generous with the table scraps, but many of these tasty handouts can be harmful...
The Anna Police Department is currently conducting an investigation into a reported robbery, which occurred on Thursday, Nov. 17, at approximately 9:20 p.m., at the Farm Fresh store, located at 155 West Vienna Street. A store clerk reported an unknown male subject entered the store at approximately...
The Union County Alliance of Churches plans to have its annual Thanksgiving worship service on Tuesday, Nov. 22. The interdenominational service is set for 7 p.m. at Kornthal Church. The church is located south of Jonesboro, just off Illinois Route 127. The community is invited to attend the...
A deadline is approaching for those who might want to have a Thanksgiving dinner offered through the ministry of a Union County church. Again this year, the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Anna plans to provide a free Thanksgiving dinner for anyone who would like to participate. Delivery...

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