Shawnee School District 84

The Shawnee School District in Union County is in need of a nurse as the new school year starts.

District 84 officials say they're looking for a short-term substitute nurse to fill in while they continue to look for a full-time nurse. The substitute can be either an LPN or an RN.

Shawnee School District Building a Veteran's Memorial Wall

Jan 17, 2019
Shawnee CUSD #84

Granite slabs were delivered to the Shawnee School District this week for the building of veteran's memorial wall on the school campus in Wolf Lake.

Superintendent Shelly Clover-Hill says the idea came from students in 2014.

UPDATE: Union County Manhunt Ends

Sep 6, 2016
Mug Shot
Illinois State Police

A manhunt in Union County ended Tuesday morning.

The sheriff's office says a plainclothes detective spotted the suspect, 26-year-old Dejun Booker, near a residence on Morgan School Road in Jonesboro. Illinois State Police as well as the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service assisted in apprehending Booker at around 10 a.m.