Isaac Pender was 5-for-5 with a double, 2 stolen bases and an RBI to lead visiting Anna-Jonesboro to a 14-7 non-conference win over Century to close out regular season play Monday, May 1
Addy Aspen was 2-for-3 with a double and 2 RBIs to lead Cobden to an 11-1 win over Century for the Class 1A regional championship at Shawnee High School in Wolf Lake Saturday, May 21.
The Cobden High School baseball team scored wins over Egyptian and host Century on its way to a Class 1A regional championship.
Doris Elizabeth West, 94, of Marion, and formerly of Anna, died on May 18, 2016.
Sue Brimm, 76, of Springfield, and formerly of Cobden, died Friday, May 20, 2016, at her home.
Johnny Ray "Bam Bam" New, 58, of Cobden, died Sunday, May 22, 2016, at his home.
Ethel Mae Blunt, 88, of Cobden, died at 6:46 a.m. Saturday, May 21, 2016, at Memorial Hospital in Carbondale.
Mable Margaret Smith, 92, of Jonesboro, died at 4:17 a.m. Tuesday, May 17, 2016, at the Marion VA Medical Center.
A three-foot by four-foot gray, granite monument is being placed by the Union County Historical and Genealogy Society in the Cobden Cemetery.