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The Illinois Department of Commerce’s Office of Tourism continues to recognize products which are created in the Land of Lincoln through the recently launched Illinois Made program. Three area businesses were saluted last week by the state office – Apple Knocker Hard Cider, which is produced and...
The sheriff’s office is looking for Jeremy McCormick, who is described as a white male, 36 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 165 pounds.
The Union County Sheriff’s Office in Jonesboro is asking for the public’s help in locating a wanted person. The sheriff’s office is looking for Jeremy McCormick, who is described as a white male, 36 years of age, 5 feet 6 inches tall and weighs 165 pounds.  McCormick is wanted on seven counts of...
The Regional Office of Education #30 plans to hold its annual teacher institute at Carbondale Community High School on Friday, Oct. 7 starting at 8 a.m. School districts from Alexander, Jackson, Perry, Pulaski and Union counties plan to participate in the institute. Dr. David M. Mouser will give...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Homecoming Parade took place on Friday, Sept. 30, in downtown Anna.
Southern Seven Health Department plans to administer influenza vaccinations to state employees and retirees in the training center of the main building at Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center in Anna. The vaccinations for the 2016-2017 influenza season will be administered on the following...
Shawnee Community College plans to host its second annual Meet the Saints event on Saturday, Oct. 15. Activities are scheduled from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Edward M. Smith Center, which is located on the college’s main campus near Ullin. Meet the Saints is being held to introduce the 2016-2017...
Illinois State Police District 22 plans to conduct nighttime enforcement patrols during October in Alexander and Union counties. Capt. Williams Sons, the commander of District 22, said in a news release that during the patrols, state police “will be watchful for drivers who are operating vehicles...
Imagine waking up in a world without newspapers. “Ha!” You say, “I haven’t gotten a newspaper in years.”  But I’m not talking about just the paper delivered by carriers or the postal service. I’m talking about the news online, the links on social media, the email newsletter, the source cited in the...
The National Federation of Independent Business, NFIB, Young Entrepreneur Foundation announced that its scholarship application for the 2017 NFIB Young Entrepreneur Awards is now open through Dec. 18. High school seniors who run their own business and plan to attend a two- or four-year university,...
The Southern Illinois Opry presents, at the Herrin Civic Center, the lineup for the Oct. 15 show. The SI Opry will open with bluegrass from SI Opry members "Cassie Andrews and Calico Creek." Members include Cassie Andrews on banjo and vocals, Becky Peters, guitar and vocals, Ron Cobb on upright...

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