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The Anna Police Department is asking for the public's assistance with identifying the four pictured subjects, who were involved in three separate theft investigations.  Any help with identification would be greatly appreciated. Call 618-833-8571, extension 1503 with any information.
A vulture appeared to be basking in the December sunshine when this image was captured recently along Mountain Glen Road near Cobden.
A vulture appeared to be basking in the December sunshine when this image was captured recently along Mountain Glen Road near Cobden.
Whitetails Unlimited, WTU, plans to sponsor a Union County chapter banquet on Saturday, Feb. 18, at the Great Boars of Fire Lodge, which is located at 920 Kratzinger Hollow Rd. between Anna and Cobden. The event is scheduled at 5 p.m. and will feature a barbecue and catfish dinner, an auction and...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Rend Lake is looking to repurpose live Christmas trees.  All donated trees will be bundled together to create underwater fish structures.  The Corps of Engineers notes that bundling the trees and weighting them down in the water will give them a variety of...
The Jackson County Health Department reminds area residents about ways to recycle various wastes generated during the holidays.  Cardboard boxes, spent rechargeable batteries and old electronic devices are some of the items that can be recycled locally. Cardboard, Paperboard Boxes Boxes can be...
During November, Illinois State Police District 22 personnel worked to promote public safety as a way to improve the quality of life in the state. The officers in District 22 patrol and handle calls for service in the Southern Illinois counties of Union, Johnson, Pope, Massac, Hardin, Pulaski and...
The August 2017 solar eclipse which will be seen in the region is slated to be the focus of an upcoming meeting for area businesses. The Southernmost Illinois Delta Empowerment Zone, SIDEZ, is partnering with Illinois Small Business Development Center at Shawnee Community College to host the...
Drake Hazel didn’t respond to his name, even though multiple tests revealed nothing was amiss with his hearing.  He didn’t appear to be interested in talking, either, and often seemed to be in his own little world, according to his mother, Sara. At 20 months, the family learned the little tot from...
 As 2016 came to an end, the Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, Illinois State Police, ISP, and nearly 200 law enforcement agencies across the state made a final push to keep traffic fatalities down during the New Year’s holiday weekend.  The collaborative effort will include statewide...
The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association is advising all Illinois county residents that there is currently underway a phone campaign fraudulently using the name “Disabled Police and Sheriffs Foundation” in their solicitation.  Although the number appears to resonate with an Illinois company that is not...

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