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The Southern Seven Health Department on Friday, Sept. 3, reported eight newly confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Union County. (The health department did not issue a COVID-19 update on Monday, Sept. 6, due to the observance of the Labor Day holiday.) The health department serves Union, Johnson, Pope,...
A third Thursday worship service is planned Thursday, Sept. 16, at historic Kornthal Church near Jonesboro. The service is scheduled to begin at 6 p.m., which is a time change. The service is scheduled to take place outside. Those who plan to attend are asked to bring a lawn chair. In the event of...
Southern Seven Health Department reported a total of 277 new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in the region serves over the period which included Aug. 26, Aug. 27 and Aug. 30. The health department serves Union, Johnson, Pope, Hardin, Alexander, Pulaski and Massac counties. The health department also...
Southern Seven Head Start has reported that it has temporarily closed a classroom in its Mounds and Metropolis Head Start Early Learning Centers following confirmed cases of COVID-19 in both buildings. At this time, classes are scheduled to resume on Sept. 13. In Mounds, a confirmed case of COVID-...
One in 10 people in Illinois struggles with hunger every day, including one in eight children, according to Feeding America.  When families are hungry, making healthier choices can be even more difficult.  A new project in Southern Illinois, focused on food access, was recently allocated funds...
Jessica Anderson is scheduled to present a piano concert at 2 p.m. on Sept. 12 at the First Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Anna. Photo provided.
The Shawnee Hills Arts Council’s calendar for September, October and November includes a photography course, a piano concert, a Constitution Week celebration, a trivia night and a Color the Town event. To register, or for more information about upcoming events, email vabchlee@gmail.com or call Lee...
Southern Seven Health Department on Aug. 18 announced that booster COVID-19 shots for people who are moderately or severely immunocompromised will begin at the department’s seven county clinic offices beginning this week.  Currently, CDC is recommending that moderately to severely immunocompromised...
A food drive is planned Saturday, Aug. 28, in Anna. The food drive is scheduled from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Mt. Moriah Lutheran Church. Saturday’s food drive is part of Anna Rodgers’ Girl Scout Gold Award project. Items which are collected will be donated to the Comfort Closet at Anna-Jonesboro...
Plans are being made for a September homecoming celebration at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. The A-JCHS Student Council is planning homecoming activities. Homecoming week is planned Sept. 20-24 at the Union County school. The theme for this year’s celebration is “Out of This World.” Daily...
Southern Seven Health Department reports the Illinois Department of Public Health, IDPH, announced Aug. 20 that Pope County will return to a stable status on the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) risk metrics.  Union, Alexander, Hardin, Johnson, Massac and Pulaski counties will remain at the orange...

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