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Superintendents from across the state gathered June 8 at the Illinois Capitol in Springfield and urged legislators and Gov. Bruce Rauner to end the status quo and find an equitable solution to the K-12 education funding crisis by July 1, the start of the new fiscal year.  The superintendents said...
Participants gathered around a Union County Ambulance Service vehicle to pray during a Blessing Walk on Tuesday, June 7. The event was held at Union County Hospital in Anna. Photo by Amber Skelton.
The Union County Hospital Auxiliary worked with the Union County Alliance of Churches to lead a Blessing Walk Tuesday, June 7, around the hospital in Anna.  The group was made up of residents of the Union County community, hospital staff and representatives from local churches.  They walked from...
Dangerously hot weather is predicted across Southeast Missouri and Southern Illinois again today, June 16 and the American Red Cross reminds everyone of the steps they should take to stay safe when the temperatures rise. “High temperatures, humidity and hot, indoor environments can quickly cause...
The Southeast Missouri Chapter of the American Red Cross is responding today to assist residents of McClure, Illinois that are currently without water.  Red Cross volunteers are taking water and Gatorade to The Spark Ministries which is located at the Shawnee Elementary School, South Grapevine...
The Anna City Council decided last week not to proceed with action that could have allowed for the sale of beer and wine at the Union County Fair. The matter was addressed at a regular meeting of the city council which was held Tuesday evening, June 7. The sparsely attended meeting was held at Anna...
MARION – A single-engine plane crashed at Williamson County Airport in Marion Friday, June 10, leaving one man dead and another critically injured. John Alleman, 56 of Carbondale, was pronounced dead at the scene, while Todd Greiner, 64 of West Frankfort, was injured and taken to a St. Louis-area...
The impact of what is generally referred to as a tax cap was addressed at last week's regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners. The meeting was Friday morning, June 10, at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. Tax cap describes a Property Tax Extension Limitation Law which is...
2016-2017 Miss Illinois High School Rodeo Alexis "Lexi" Tripp is from Union County.
The new Miss Illinois High School Rodeo is Alexis "Lexi" Tripp of Jonesboro. Lexi, 17, will be a senior next fall at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. She is the daughter of Julie and Todd Mowery of Jonesboro and Dustin and A.J. Tripp of Lick Creek. The new rodeo queen was crowned during the...
Union County Counseling Service has rescheduled its 16th annual golf scramble to be played Saturday, June 25. The scramble will be played at the Union County Country Club course in Anna. Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. Tee time is 1:30 p.m. A hole sponsorship is $75. The cost for a four person...
Two training and refresher courses for local miners are scheduled during the next three weeks at Rend Lake College at Ina. The annual refresher training for surface and underground miners class is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Friday, June 17, for the surface-only and underground portions. The...

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