Category Archive: Press Release

Apr
28

Juvenile Justice Council Invites Community Participation at Next Meeting – May 6, 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2016 Juvenile Justice Council Invites Community Participation at Next Meeting – May 6, 2016 The First Judicial Circuit Juvenile Justice Council will hold its sixth official meeting on May 6, 2016.  The meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will be held at John A. Logan College at 700 Logan …

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Apr
22

Highway Department Announces Bridge Replacement Work

The Union County Highway Department announced today that the replacement of the bridge on Sadler Road southeast of Anna will begin Monday, May 2, 2016.  The contract was awarded to Miller Contracting Services for $159,029.98 and will take approximately 2 months to complete. Motorists are urged to use caution while driving in this area and …

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Jan
27

State Board of Elections’ Pending Objection Hearings Delay By Mail and Early Voting

State Board of Elections’ Pending Objection Hearings Delay By Mail and Early Voting Jonesboro, IL – Union County Clerk, Terry Bartruff announced today that ongoing objections to several Presidential Candidates are not anticipated to be resolved by the State Board of Elections in time for ballots to be prepared and voting tabulators to be programmed …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1842

Sep
21

Union County Board of Commissioners Calls on Office Holders to Continue Careful Spending

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Union County Board of Commissioners Calls on Office Holders to Continue Careful Spending JONESBORO—At a special meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners, county officials and members of the public were briefed on the state of the County’s budget in light of the State of Illinois continuing to operate without a …

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Sep
18

Juvenile Justice Council Meeting – September 25, 2015

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2015 Juvenile Justice Council Meeting – September 25, 2015 The First Circuit Juvenile Justice Council will hold its fourth official meeting on September 25, 2015.  The meeting will begin at 1:00 p.m. and will be held at the Davis-Mccann Center at 1410 Walnut St., Murphysboro, Illinois.  The meeting will focus …

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Sep
15

Anna-Jo Garden Club Makes $500 Donation to Courthouse Landscaping Project

Left to right - Max Miller, Richard Cunningham, Linda Karraker, Elaine Dunn and Bobby Toler

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Anna-Jo Garden Club Makes $500 Donation to Courthouse Landscaping Project JONESBORO—At a regular meeting of the Union County Board of Commissioners, representatives of the Anna-Jo Gardening Club presented a donation of $500 going to the Courthouse Landscaping Project.  Garden Club president Linda Karraker and master gardener Elaine Dunn were joined by County …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1654

Sep
01

Union County Highway Engineer: State’s Motor Fuel Tax Payment Needs Resumed

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Union County Highway Engineer: State’s Motor Fuel Tax Payment Needs Resumed SPRINGFIELD—The State’s budget battle is catching many county programs in the crossfire.  For less populated, more rural counties like Union County, delays of Motor Fuel Tax payments could leave county roads in very poor shape going into the winter season. On …

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Aug
11

Director of IDNR Recognizes Union County Personnel, Conservation Police Officer for Roles in High-Profile Poaching Case

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Director of IDNR Recognizes Union County Personnel, Conservation Police Officer for Roles in High-Profile Poaching Case JONESBORO—At an August 11, 2015 press conference, the Union County State’s Attorney’s Office and District 16 Conservation Police Officer Steve Vasicek were formally recognized for their roles in the investigation and prosecution of a high-profile poaching …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1628

Aug
07

Union County Courthouse Landscaping Fund Set up at Capaha Bank

The Union County Board of Commissioners has approved a comprehensive landscaping plan for the courthouse grounds.  Based on plans by the members of the Master Gardner Program and coordinated by the Anna-Jo Garden Club, the project will be funded entirely by donations. Plans are to begin work with the approaching autumn planting season.  The project …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1625

Aug
04

Rapid Deployment\Active Shooter Training

Union County Sheriff Scott Harvel announced today that recently during the month of July, the Union County Sheriff’s Office, Illinois State Police and the Anna Police Department participated in a two day Active Shooter\Rapid Deployment training exercise at the Anna Junior Anna High School. The training was presented by instructors from the Illinois State Police …

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Permanent link to this article: http://blog.unioncountyil.gov/?p=1623

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