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Spectators viewed the solar eclipse from different parts of the Union County Fair at the Anna City Park in Anna. Photo by Amber Filbeck.
On Monday, August 21, the nation experienced a total solar eclipse. The path of the solar eclipse was across the entire continental United States, from Oregon to South Carolina. Thousands of people in Southern Illinois experienced the wonder of the total eclipse at locations which included the...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School opened practice for the 2017 football season on Monday.
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School opened practice for the 2017 football season on Monday. The A-J varsity football team is scheduled to open the season Friday night, Aug. 25, at Frankfort Community High School in West Frankfort. A-J opens its 2017 home season Friday night, Sept. 1, against...
The Genealogy Society of Southern Illinois plans to have its annual conference and book fair on Saturday, Aug. 12, at John A. Logan College in Carterville. The event is scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Ray Hancock Conference Center at the college. The keynote speaker is set to be Mark Lowe,...
Inaugural Cross of Peace dinners are planned during July at two Southern Illinois venues. The dinners are planned Saturday, July 15, at Hedman Vineyards in Alto Pass and Saturday, July 29, at Walker’s Bluff in Carterville. The dinners are being held to help support the perpetual care and...
The Cobden American Legion baseball team won twice in recent action. Cobden 8, Carrier Mills 6: Trailing 6-0 going into the 6th inning, host Cobden erupted for six runs on its way to the win Friday, June 16. Bayden Ditterline was 2-for-3 to lead Cobden at the plate. Zane Nance and Josh Burgess were...
The Cobden American Legion baseball team won twice in recent action. Cobden 8, Carrier Mills 6: Trailing 6-0 going into the 6th inning, host Cobden erupted for six runs on its way to the win Friday, June 16. Bayden Ditterline was 2-for-3 to lead Cobden at the plate. Zane Nance and Josh Burgess were...
From left are WYFL board member Billy Abernathy, board vice president Casey Johnson, Josh McFadden, 7th-8th grade team head coach Rollie Hawk, Phil McGrath, board president Tim Denny and A-JCHS head football coach Brett Detering. Photo provided.
With summer just around the corner, the Wildcat Youth Football League is getting prepared for another season. The league, which includes teams for 1st grade through 8th grade, welcomes students from all Union County schools to compete and build a base of fundamental skills that will apply not only...
Shawnee Community College instructors Ed Billingsley, Zachary Garrett and Marilyn Uehle presented at a Closing the Gap conference on April 26 at John A. Logan College in Carterville. Billingsley, a full-time agriculture instructor at the college, presented alongside student Brandon Cummins on how...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ track team had two first place finishes at the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division track meet at Carterville Friday, May 5. Julia Lasley won the pole vault with a 9-0 jump and Brooke Miller won the high jump with a 5-0...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School baseball team will play in the Class 2A Carterville regionals May 15-20. The Wildcats open play against Pinckneyville at 4:30 p.m. Monday, May 15. The winner plays Carterville at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Monday’s winner between Vienna and Zeigler-Royalton play Du...

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