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A father and daughter sustained fatal injuries when a large tree fell on their mobile home early last Saturday morning. Union County Coroner Phil Hileman said that the incident happened at about 6 a.m. Saturday at a residence located about 4 miles east of Anna, just off Illinois Route 146. Hileman...
The Ullin Police Department entered the Veterans Day parade which was held on Nov. 11 in Anna. The parade was sponsored by Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna. The VFW post awarded the Ullin Police Department with a first place plaque for its entry in the parade. The...
Egyptian School in Tamms held a Veterans Day program on Thursday, Nov. 9, in the high school gym. FFA members were part of the color guard to open the program. The National Anthem was sung by student Morgan Henderson. First graders said the Pledge of Allegiance and elementary and high school...
Illinois State Police District 22 is conducting special traffic enforcement patrols in the region during November. Counties where the patrols are being conducted include Alexander, Johnson, Pulaski and Union. The patrols were announced by Lt. Michael Alvey, who is the interim commander of the...
The fourth annual Light Up Tamms parade is set for 5 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9. Santa is scheduled to be at the depot in Tamms. He will available for pictures from 3:30 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. Free hot chocolate will be served at the depot. The parade will leave from the big park in Tamms, travel  south on...
Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 in Anna has announced award winners from last Saturday’s Veterans Day parade. The parade was held in downtown Anna. The Anna VFW post sponsored the parade. Award winners, by category, included: 4-H Clubs: MCML 4-H Club, first. Lick Creek 4-H...
After receiving essays from students across the 59th Senate District in Southern Illinois, State Sen. Dale Fowler, R-Harrisburg, has announced the winners of his Veterans Day essay contest. One of the winners is a student at a Union County school. Fowler said the contest was an initiative to...
Students at Lincoln Elementary School in Anna displayed American flags during a ceremony Friday morning to honor veterans.
Lincoln Elementary School in Anna said thank you to veterans on Friday morning, Nov. 10. As part of the day’s special tribute, students and staff were encouraged to wear red, white and blue. Breakfast was served for veterans and students to start the morning. Nearly 40 veterans were on hand....
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds reports that four persons have been sentenced to the Illinois Department of Corrections on a variety of  charges. Kyle Andrew Wills, 29, of Wolf Lake, has been sentenced to concurrent four years in the Illinois Department of Corrections, with an impact...
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds  on Nov. 8 announced his candidacy for judge in the November 2018 election.    Edmonds seeks to serve as at-large judge in the First Judicial Circuit covering Alexander, Jackson, Johnson, Massac, Pope, Pulaski, Saline, Union and Williamson counties.  ...

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