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A record number of voters are registered in Illinois. The Illinois State Board of Elections, ISBE, reported Oct. 26 that the number of registered voters in Illinois, currently 7,988,670, is approaching 8 million.  This surpasses the previous record high of 7,789,500 set for the 2008 general...
Polling places have been set for the Tuesday, Nov. 8, general election in Union County. Union County Clerk Terry Bartruff noted that polls are scheduled to be open from 6 a.m. until 7 p.m. Tuesday. The polling places, by precinct, follow: Anna 1 and 2: Main Street Center, 400 S. Main St., Anna....
Tuesday, Nov. 8, is Election Day – voters in Union County will help to elect a new president of the United States, a new U.S. senator, state and local officials, judges, and decide the fate of a proposed amendment to the Illinois Constitution. Polling places in Union County’s 20 precincts are...
The Peace Coalition of Southern Illinois/FOR Monthly Vigil for Peace and Justice is scheduled for Saturday, Nov. 5, from noon to 1 p.m. at the corner of Illinois Ave. and Main St. in Carbondale.  The vigil will have a justice theme: Stand with Standing Rock and Mississippi Stand: No Dakota Access...
Union County state’s attorney Tyler R. Edmonds announced Wednesday, Nov. 2, that Michael Wayne Dunham, of Jonesboro, has been sentenced to eight years in the Illinois Department of Corrections after pleading guilty to one count of residential burglary, a class 1 felony. Dunham will also serve three...
On Saturday, Nov. 5, The Greater Metropolis Convention and Visitors Bureau plans to honor the life and career of the late actress Noel Neill, best known for her role as "Lois Lane" in the 1950s-television series, The Adventures of Superman.  Neill passed away of natural causes on July 3, in Tucson...
Unique and one-of-a-kind creations and donations from local artists, crafters, businesses, individuals and supporters will all be up for bids Saturday, Nov. 5, at PAWS’ 23rd annual Auction for Animals benefit.  The event is presented by Pets Are Worth Saving Inc., a local animal welfare...
Veterans will be saluted at an upcoming program which is planned in Union County. The Shawnee Hills Arts Council/Anna Arts Center plans to honor veterans at an upcoming event. On Monday, Nov. 7, at 6 p.m., the arts center plans to host a Celebration to Freedom: Salute to Veterans and Active Duty...
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Stinson Memorial Library in Anna was recently featured in a blog called The BLT, the Blog for Lifestyle & Travel, in an article titled, "20 Libraries That Will Make You Forget About Netflix." The blog is part of www.vacationsmadeeasy.com, a well-known trip planning website.
One of those who was on hand to see No. 844 was Josh Cox of Lick Creek. Cox is owner of Skyborne 4D and the pilot of a drone which he used to capture aerial images of the locomotive. At one point, the drone crossed directly in front of No. 844.
Nearly 100 people of all ages gathered at a railroad crossing in Wolf Lake on Wednesday, Oct. 19, when the Union Pacific’s “Living Legend”No. 844 steam locomotive made a stop in the Union County community. Union Pacific reported on its website that No. 844 was on a journey of more than 1,200 miles...

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