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Tyler R. Edmonds Union County State’s Attorney Tyler R. Edmonds has been reelected to the Board of Governors of the Illinois State’s Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor. Edmonds was reelected to the post during a quarterly board meeting which was held in Chicago on Wednesday, June 27. As the only Union...
Flooding in the 500 block of East Vienna Street in Anna during heavy rainfall is an ongoing concern. The picture was taken during a downpour which happened June 26. Anna officials are concerned that continued flooding could lead to the collapse of the highway.
An upcoming major street project and continuing concerns about flooding on one of the community streets were among the issues discussed at last week’s regular meeting of the Anna City Council. The meeting was held Tuesday evening, July 3, at Anna City Hall. City administrator Steve Guined reported...
A free clay target shooting event is being offered to all current military members, courtesy of Veteran Adventures, a program of Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Touch of Nature Environmental Center. The event is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. on July 21 at the Rend Lake Shooting Complex at...
Fruit and vegetable growers can meet training requirements of the Food Safety Modernization Act, FSMA, at workshops which are scheduled in Southeast Missouri during July, August and December.  FSMA includes rules to reduce the risk of produce contamination during growing, harvesting and packing,...
Keep Carbondale Beautiful, in anticipation of its birthday at the end of July, is seeking nominations for the “most beautiful spot” in Carbondale.   Locations and a photograph, or at least an address, can be sent by email to keepcb1326@gmail.org.   The organization would appreciate having the name...
“Craig Thomas: Painting from Life” was scheduled to open Friday, July 6, in the Rosemary Berkel and Harry L. Crisp II Museum at Southeast Missouri State University’s River Campus in Cape Girardeau. The exhibit is scheduled to remain on display through Aug. 12. Admission is free. Thomas is the third...
Story hours are scheduled on Tuesdays during July at the Jonesboro Public Library. The story hours are set for 2 p.m. on July 10, July 17, July 24 and July 31. One of the highlights of the story hour program is scheduled to be a presentation by Chris Egelston, the “Reading Magician.” Egelston is...
As concerns for declining pollinator species continue to be voiced throughout the country, the Illinois Department of Transportation, IDOT, reminded the public about a change in mowing operations which is designed to encourage the growth of pollinator species along state roadsides.  The updated...
The Illinois State Museum in Springfield is presenting a major new exhibition in celebration of the state’s 200th birthday. The exhibition features rare and rarely-seen artifacts from the museum’s 13.5-million-object Illinois Legacy Collection to highlight the dynamic story of Illinois.  The “...
The Arts Council of Southeast Missouri and Cape Girardeau Parks and Recreation Department and Foundation are planning to sponsor Pop Up Movie Nights.  The free events are planned every Friday during July. Everyone is invited to bring their blankets, lawn chairs and coolers and to find a place on...

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