Murphysboro

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....
Anna-Jonesboro’s Morgan Wendling caught a fly ball in left field during A-J’s home softball game against the Goreville Blackcats on Wednesday, March 29. The game was played in Jonesboro. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team won three consecutive games in recent action. A-J 11, Shawnee 1: A-J pitcher Makenzie Carter tossed a one-hitter to lead the host Lady Wildcats to the victory Saturday, April 1. Carter gave up a walk and recorded 10 strikeouts. Autumn McMahan...
I’ve always enjoyed American Legion baseball. My interest began when I was a very young child chasing foul balls at the Murphysboro City Park baseball diamond for the American Legion baseball team.  My father, who was the head umpire in charge, made it all worth while and would give me 25 cents for...
Pitching could be the key to a successful season for the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School baseball team this spring. “We’ve got a lot of guys who can pitch,” A-J baseball coach Aaron Roberts said. “We’re six or seven deep. I feel good with the guys we have throwing. They look good on the mound...
State Sen. Paul Schimpf (R-Waterloo) has announcing his district and capitol office locations. He also announced his pertinent online contact information for the 58th Senate District. Murphysboro District Office: 342 North Street, Ste. C, Murphysboro, IL 62966. The office phone number is 618-684-...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team lost twice in recent action. Murphysboro 63, A-J 61: The host Lady Red Devils fought back in the final quarter for a tie in regulation play and won in overtime in the first-round of their tournament Saturday, Jan. 7. “We were in...
Berean Christian Church in Murphysboro plans to host an annual candlelight service Saturday, Dec. 24. The service is scheduled to start at 10 p.m. Berean Christian Church is located at 1530 Illinois Ave. The candlelight service has been a yearly tradition at Berean since its founding. Pastor Troy...
The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give the perfect gift this holiday season: a lifesaving blood or platelet donation.  Donors can help ensure patients continue to receive treatment throughout the holiday season. Busy holiday schedules and travel plans make it more challenging for...
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 Illinois Department of Corrections, IDOC, has been instructed by Gov. Bruce Rauner to repurpose the Illinois Youth Center Murphysboro into a life skills and re-entry facility. The plans, which were announced Oct. 14, also include closing of the F House at Stateville Correctional Center.  The...

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