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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...
An ice cream social is planned Saturday, June 18, to raise funds to help with the support and upkeep of the St. John’s Cemetery near Dongola. The social will be at Mill Creek Baptist Church in Mill Creek. Serving begins at 5 p.m. The social is being hosted by the St. John’s Cemetery Association....
Mastering the Marketplace 101, 102 and 103 workshops are scheduled June 21-23 at the Johnson County University of Illinois Extension office at 208 E. Main St. in Vienna.  Mastering the Marketplace is a series of free workshops provided at no cost by the University of Illinois Extension and College...
Egyptian High School at Tamms announces scholarships which have been awarded to graduating seniors, along with the 2016 valedictorians and salutatorians: Alyssa Fox: Shawnee Community College. Makayla Hawkins: Black Diamond Harley Davidson. Olivia Khourie: AJ National Bank, SCC Advanced Honors, SCC...
SCC's Alpha Lambda Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa officers are, in the first row, from left, Gabriel Wrye of Belknap, vice president scholarship; Mildred Henderson of Olmsted, vice president fellowship; and Michaela Schneider of Metropolis, president. In the second row are Justin Reynolds of Metropolis, vice president fellowship; Adam Jones of Karnak, public relations; and Craig Bradley, advisor. Shawnee Community College photo.
Shawnee Community College's Alpha Lambda Epsilon Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society has selected officers for the 2016-2017 school year. Michaela Schneider of Metropolis was selected as the Phi Theta Kappa president, Gabriel Wrye of Belknap as vice president scholarship, Mildred Henderson of...
The statewide average precipitation for May in Illinois was 4.52 inches, just 0.08 of an inch below normal. However, heavy rains struck parts of Illinois, causing flooding. Some areas received up to 10 inches of precipitation by the end of the month, according to Illinois state climatologist Jim...
Flag Day will be commemorated on Tuesday, June 14. The day traditionally is observed with the display of the nation's colors.
The Touch of Old quartet of the Little Egypt Barbershop Chorus and the Smoky Hollow String Band plan to present a Flag Day concert at the General John A. Logan Museum in Murphysboro. The free concert is set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 14. The museum is located at 1613 Edith St. The concert is...

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