Herrin

One of the persons injured in a traffic accident Wednesday afternoon, May 3, was air-lifted by helicopter from the scene.
Three persons sustained fatal injuries in a traffic accident which happened early Wednesday afternoon, May 3, in Union County. Illinois State Police District 22 at Ullin reported that the accident occurred at approximately 1:07 p.m. at 2375 Shiloh Rd. in a rural area east of Cobden. Multiple...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team posted a 2-2 record in recent action. Du Quoin 5, A-J 3: The visiting Lady Indians scored 4 runs in the 7th inning to post the win in a Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division game Friday, April 28. Britni Helton was 2-...
Water rushed over a ford at the Trail of Tears State Forest last Saturday morning following a night of very heavy rain fall.
Union County officials were hoping for the best as major flood conditions were in the forecast this week for the Mississippi and Big Muddy rivers in Southern Illinois. The hopeful outlook came even as forecasts were calling for the possibility of more heavy rain on Wednesday and Thursday, today....
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ soccer team went 3-1 in recent action. A-J 4, Massac County 0: Elle Basler scored two goals to lead the visiting Lady Wildcats to the win Monday, April 17. MiKayla Bundren and Jaycee Pender each had a goal apiece for A-J. Raegan Cruse, Pender and Emma...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ soccer coach Sarah Konecek looks forward to a good season. “This is a very strong team that is full of very good talent and have the potential to go far and do very well,” Konecek said. “We should be a very exciting year.” Individual team positions won’t...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ basketball team led early and held on for a 56-41 win over Union County, Ky., in first-round action at the Eldorado Holiday Tournament Monday, Dec. 26 . Jake Parr led the way with 21 points and 4 rebounds for A-J. Logan Sawyer had 10 points and 7...
The Southern Illinois Opry presents, at the Herrin Civic Center, the lineup for the last Opry of 2016 on Saturday, Nov. 19. The SI Opry will open with bluegrass from S.I. Opry Members Cassie Andrews and Calico Creek.  Members include Cassie Andrews on banjo & vocals, Becky Peters, guitar and...
This November, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give the perfect gift, a blood donation, to help ensure a sufficient blood supply throughout the holiday season. A decline in donations occurs from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day when donors are busy with family gatherings and...
The Southern Illinois Opry presents, at the Herrin Civic Center, the lineup for the Oct. 15 show. The SI Opry will open with bluegrass from SI Opry members "Cassie Andrews and Calico Creek." Members include Cassie Andrews on banjo and vocals, Becky Peters, guitar and vocals, Ron Cobb on upright...

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