Shawnee School District 84

Australia Wildlife Warriors

The Shawnee School District in Wolf Lake is partnering with a local business to raise money for the displaced and injured Australian animals caught up in the bushfires.

School officials say they will be sending all money raised to the Australia Wildlife Zoo Hospital.

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.