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The tax due dates for the 2015 real estate property tax year (paid in 2016) are set for Aug. 17 and Oct. 17, Union County Treasurer Darren Bailey has reported. The bills are scheduled to be mailed this coming Monday. The due dates for mobile homes taxes have not yet been established. The treasurer...
  The Union County Sheriff's Office recently received information from a local bank that customers are receiving calls from someone identifying themselves as an employee from that bank saying they have a problem with their account, and are seeking information. The calls come up on caller ID as...
Lauren Lurkins
Experts from the Illinois Farm Bureau met with farmers in Union County on Monday, July 11, to share information about protecting water quality.    The Union County Farm Bureau served as host of the event as part of the Illinois Farm Bureau’s Stewardship Management Program.  The meeting was held at...
From left are Union County commissioner Max Miller, Union County Ambulance Service director Grant Capel, Ray Diel of Snedeker Risk Management (which represents ICRMT), Union County Ambulance Service assistant director Jaime Watkins, Kyle Shell from ICRMT and Kevin Kern from the Snedeker Risk Management Group. Photo provided.
The Union County Board of Commissioners, in conjunction with the Union County Ambulance Service, announce the addition of a new Stryker Power Cot to the ambulance service. Union County government has partnered with the Illinois Counties Risk Management Trust, ICRMT, to help manage the insurance...
Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds has been reappointed to the Board of Governors of the Illinois State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor for a second term. Edmonds was reappointed to the post during a quarterly board meeting which was held in Chicago on Wednesday, June 29. He is the...
The Anna Police Department made a drug-related arrest and responded to nearly 240 calls during June. The department's activities were highlighted in a news release, a monthly activity report and an investigative case report issued by Anna Police Chief Mike Hunter. Drug-Related Arrest Hunter...
(L-R) AHA Mission Lifeline director Art Miller; Lisa Miller, cardiovascular quality and acute cardiac manager at Memorial Hospital of Carbondale; Union Co. Board of Commissioners chairman Richard Cunningham; Nathan Bressner, EMS specialist at Memorial Hospital; Union Co. commissioner Bobby Toler Jr.; Grant Capel, dir. of the Union Co. Ambulance Service; Union Co. commissioner Max Miller; and Brad Robinson, EMS coordinator at Memorial Hospital.
The Union County Ambulance has received the American Heart Association's Mission: Lifeline EMS Bronze Award. The ambulance service received the award for implementing quality improvement measures for the treatment of patients who experience severe heart attacks. The ambulance service's special...
Eric Taylor
The Old Feed Store is scheduled to present Eric Taylor in concert on Friday July 15 at 7 p.m. Taylor is a master storyteller and has been one of the finest southern songwriters for the last four decades. Influencing such well-known artists as Nanci Griffith, Lyle Lovett (both of whom have covered...
Pulaski County Clerk Julie Hancock informs county residents that they may have recently received a mailing from the Voter Participation Center, VPA, in Chicago, to all residents in the State of Illinois that this organization believes are not registered to vote. This mailing contains a letter from...
Dr. Danielle Robbins
Dr. Danielle Robbins graduated with magna cum laude honors and received a doctorate of pharmacy degree on May 7 from the St. Louis College of Pharmacy. The ceremony was held at the Peabody Opera House in downtown St. Louis. Dr. Robbins is the fifth person in her family to graduate from this...

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