Anna-Jonesboro Community High School

 Ashley, Eli and Brenley Barringer. Photo provided.
Having siblings can be a challenge and a blessing and that’s no different for the Barringer triplets of Union County. Eli, Brenley and Ashley Barringer celebrated their 16th birthday on Jan. 21, a huge milestone for any teenager. Eli, the only boy of the three, is technically the oldest. Brenley...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team finished in 5th place at the Eldorado Winter Classic. Photo provided.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team defeated Goreville 43-33 to take 5th place at the Eldorado Winter Classic Saturday, Jan. 21. The Lady Wildcats finished in a three-way tie, but had to settle for playing in the 5th place game because the tie-breaker was decided on team...
Student council members are, in the first row from left, Jasmin Foster, Connar Hadley and Hunter Denny. In the second row are Taylor Harvel, Brooke Miller, Heidi Mitchell, Julia Lasley and Hunter Miller. Photo by Amber Skelton.
Volunteers from the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School Student Council ran the check-in desk at an American Red Cross blood drive on Wednesday, Jan. 18. The blood drive was held in the lower gymnasium at the school. The drive resulted in 63 potential donors giving 53 units of blood.  
The Anna-Jonesboro Junior Wildcats wrestling program welcomed youth athletes from four states to a competition which was held last Sunday.   The event was held in the Union Hall gymnasium at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School.
The Anna-Jonesboro Junior Wildcats wrestling program welcomed youth athletes from four states to a competition which was held last Sunday. The event was held in the Union Hall gymnasium at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School. Wrestlers ages 5 to 14 years of age came from Illinois, Missouri,...
Jake Parr had 19 points and 15 rebounds to lead the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team to a 53-48 win over Christopher in the final game at the West Frankfort Mid-Winter Classic Saturday, Jan. 21. “All week long we’ve been playing tight games, we finally found a way to win...
The Anna Police Department reported on Wednesday, Jan. 25, that charges have been filed and an arrest has been made in regards to an incident which occurred at the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School on Thursday, Jan. 19, where a student allegedly brought a gun to school.   The Anna Police...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School wrestling team swept a dual match at West Frankfort Tuesday, Jan. 10. The Wildcats posted a 37-36 win over Herrin and a 42-35 win over host West Frankfort. A-J, 12-2 overall in dual competition, is scheduled to compete Saturday in the Centralia Junior...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ bowling team competed in regional tournament play at the Herrin Bowl Saturday, Jan. 14.  The Wildcat boys’ team failed to qualify for the sectional, but three individual bowlers from A-J will advance to the sectional, which is set for Saturday at...
Students from a Union County school have received honors at the 43rd installment of The Scholastic Art Awards Exhibition, which is on display through Feb. 5 at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts in Mt. Vernon. Cedarhurst is the Southern Illinois affiliate of The Scholastic Art Awards, which is a juried...
The Anna-Jonesboro Commuity High School boys’ basketball team scored a 67-57 overtime win over visiting Century in non-conference action Tuesday, Jan. 10. The game was tied 53-53 at the end of regulation play. A-J outscored Century 14-4 in overtime to record the victory. Jake Parr had 20 points and...

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