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Each year, Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna and its Auxiliary sponsor many programs in all of the schools in Union County. Many of these programs are set up to promote patriotism in the students.  Due to the pandemic, information about the programs may not be given...
Southern Seven Health Department reports there has been an increase in COVID-19 cases being spread by community transmission at social events and gatherings.   The health department advised that the virus can be spread up to 48 hours before a person has symptoms.   Anyone who has been at gatherings...
The Access to Suicide Prevention Coordinators Act, a bipartisan bill to expand access to VA Suicide Prevention Coordinators for veterans, has been introduced in the U.S. Congress. The measure was introduced Aug. 17 by U.S. Rep. Mike Bost, R-Ill. The bill would require every VA Medical Center to...
The Illinois Conservation Foundation, ICF, has introduced a new app tailored to Illinois’ outdoorsmen and women.  The app, called Outdoor Illinois, is free and available for both iPhone and Android systems on the App Store and Google Play. “We’re so excited to be able to offer sportsmen and women...
An “art in the park, watercolor for beginners” program is planned Friday, Aug. 21, at Giant City State Park near Makanda. The free program is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and will take place outdoors. Local artist Anne Krippenstapel will present a program about creating watercolor painting art...
Una Belle Berryhill
Una Belle Berryhill was born on Aug. 8, 1918, in Greenville, Miss., the daughter of Walter Sams and Bertie Davidson Sams.   She died, at the age of 102, on Aug. 13, 2020, in Cape Girardeau, at the Life Care Center. She was preceded in death by three brothers, Edward, Raymond and Harold, and two...
Union County remained at a warning level for the novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) as of Friday, Aug. 14. The Illinois Department of Public Health, IDPH, on Friday reported that 14 counties in the state are considered to be at a warning level for novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19).   A county...
A message about the importance of the 2020 census appears on an Anna School District No. 37 bus.
Efforts continue at the local, county and regional levels to promote participation in the 2020 nationwide census. Southern Seven Health Department reported that the U.S. Census Bureau planned to begin following up with households in the region which have not responded to the 2020 census. The...
The number of COVID-19 cases in Union County climbed to 350 as of Monday, Aug. 17. Southern Seven Health Department on Monday confirmed 31 new cases of COVID-19 in the region it serves in Southern Illinois. Twenty-two of the cases were in Union County. The health department reported the death of...
A new automatic truck donated for use by Shawnee Community College truck driving program is already helping one student, Billy Floyd, get on the road to success. Shawnee Community College photo.
In 2009, Billy Floyd’s life changed drastically.  A construction worker by trade, Billy received word from doctors that injuries sustained in a motorcycle wreck would prevent him from ever working again.   The injuries required multiple surgeries, extensive recovery time, and ultimately resulted in...

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