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Police: Man with gunshot wound mistaken for intruder, shot by uncle

A retired couple in Union County started a small community garden 5 years ago. The Perry Count Sheriff’s Office says if you are the person in this video or know the owner/person in these videos, please contact Detective Kevin Gross at 573-547-4576 or kgross@perrycountymo.us. 3 injured in Murray State...
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Chairman issues statement on animal control

The county’s animal control program was addressed at last week’s regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners. The meeting was Friday morning, May 13, at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. “Wags and Wine”. During the meeting, it was noted that a “Wags and Wine” evening...
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Union County Gardens open house scheduled

The community is invited to get a firsthand look at the Union County Gardens in Anna. An open house is planned from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, May 21, at the gardens. The gardens are located on the grounds of the Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center at 1000 N. Main St. in Anna. Signs will be posted.
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Wellness on Wheels clinics set in county

Southern Seven Health Department is planning to offer mobile health services in Union County. The services are being offered through a partnership with the Illinois Department of Public Health. Services which are available include free blood pressure screenings, colorectal cancer tests (FIT), medication disposal packets and COVID-19 vaccines (including a...
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Union County CEO prepares for trade shows

Community members are invited to: “Be ready to be amazed at the annual Union County CEO Trade Show.”. The show is set for Wednesday evening, May 4, at the Barn Event Center, which is located at 3805 Lick Creek Rd. near Anna. At 6:30 p.m., the event will be...
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Union County Counseling Services, Arrowleaf take final step in merger

Union County Counseling Services Inc. and Arrowleaf on April 28 completed the final legal step needed for the merger of the two agencies. CEO Sherrie L. Crabb said in a news release that she sees the merger as an opportunity to build on the existing strengths of each organization and an opportunity to increase service to the southern seven counties of Illinois.
UNION COUNTY, IL
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Union Co. man returns home after spending hours trapped in grain bin

SIU-C scientist Dr. Brent Pease shares how the public can help with a new community research project called "Sounds of Nature". Sikeston R-6 Schools announced that the Board of Education has selected a new superintendent for the district. Advance, Mo. man found guilty of multiple burglaries. Updated: 6 hours ago.
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Alcohol countermeasure patrols planned in county

Illinois State Police District 22 is planning to conduct alcohol countermeasure patrols during May in Union County. Plans for the patrols were announced by Capt. Michael Alvey, who is the commander of District 22. Alcohol countermeasure patrols allow the state police to focus on preventing, detecting and taking enforcement action...
UNION COUNTY, IL
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Southern Illinois highlighted during National Travel and Tourism Week

National Travel and Tourism Week is being commemorated this week. Southern Illinois tourism bureaus are joining in the observance, which began May 1 and continues through May 7. National Travel and Tourism Week spotlights the collective strength of the travel industry. National Travel and Tourism Week, the annual celebration of...
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Wellness on Wheels events planned in area during May

Southern Seven Health Department is planning to continue to provide mobile health services for residents living in the lower seven counties in Illinois, including Union County, during May. Through a partnership with Illinois Department of Public Health, IDPH, Southern Seven has acquired the use of the IDPH Wellness on Wheels,...
UNION COUNTY, IL