Veterans of Foreign Wars

An honor guard from the Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 of Anna stands at attention while “Taps” was being played during a Memorial Day service held Monday morning at the Cobden Cemetery in Cobden.
Union County joined the nation in commemorating Memorial Day on Monday, May 29. Memorial Day services were Monday morning at the Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 post near Anna and at the Cobden Cemetery in Cobden. Large crowds were in attendance for both of the services to...
Four Jonesboro School students recently received recognition for their achievements in writing. Jaley Watkins earned second place in a Southern Illinois Reading Council short story contest. Anna Hess received third place in the contest.  Watkins and Hess both are 8th grade students at Jonesboro...
One Union County student’s patriotism and writing ability has led to a second place finish in a national essay contest.  Madilyn Gawyrch-Turner, an 8th grader from Jonesboro Grade School, won second place in the National Veterans of Foreign Wars Patriot’s Pen Essay Contest. The contest was open to...
Illinois State Commander W. Dave Stout of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, VFW, Department of Illinois recently announced the kickoff of this year’s VFW’s Voice of Democracy Scholarship competition. Local high school students have an opportunity to compete for thousands of dollars in scholarships and...
The Auxiliary to Veterans of Foreign Wars Carroll P. Foster Post No. 3455 plans to host a school supply “give away” for needy children on Sunday, Aug. 14, from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (or while supplies last) at the post home at 70 VFW Ln., Anna.   The children need to be present when picking up supplies...

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