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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...
Unique learning experiences are being offered to Egyptian School District students who are participating in the WILD summer program, led by faculty and staff from Southern Illinois University Carbondale and their partners.  The Egyptian School District in Tamms, located in one of the state’s...
As the clock struck midnight to close out the month of May on Tuesday night, the Illinois General Assembly closed session still without a budget for the state. On the morning of Wednesday, June 1, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner was making the rounds through multiple southern Illinois communities....
A three-foot by four-foot gray, granite monument is being placed by the Union County Historical and Genealogy Society in the Cobden Cemetery. The monument will be placed at the Grand Army of the Republic, GAR, burial plot. The monument, with the names of the nine Civil War veterans who are interred...

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