The annual Cobden Peach Festival is right around the corner in the Union County community.
The popular event is sponsored by the Cobden Lions Club.
The festival is scheduled Friday and Saturday, Aug. 4-5, with most of the activities taking place at the Cobden Community Park.
Union County’s Janna Harner has achieved several accomplishments both in and outside the pageant world. She recently made the county proud by finishing as first runner-up at the Miss Illinois pageant.
Harner is no stranger to pageants; she’s been competing since she was 14. However, it was her...
The following winners were announced following last Saturday afternoon’s Peach Festival parade in Cobden:
Church float: Apostolic Lightouse, first place. Immanuel Praise and Worship Center, second place.
Business float: Flamm Orchards.
Motor patrol: Williamson County Shriners.
Antique tractor: Jeff...
A new Cobden Peach Festival queen was crowned last Saturday night.
The 2016 queen is Karlyn Furry, 19, of Alto Pass. She is the daughter of Kenny and Lee Furry.
First runner-up in the queen pageant was Kaitlin McWhorter, 18, of Cobden. She is the daughter of Garon and Kim Adams.
The 79th edition of the Cobden Peach Festival is planned Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5-6.
Most of the Peach Festival activities will be at the Cobden Community Park in Cobden. Activities begin at 5 p.m. each day. The park is located along Locust Street in the Union County village.
The Peach Festival...
The 13th annual Cobden Peach Festival 5K run/walk and 1-mile fun run are planned Saturday, Aug. 6.
The run and walk are held in conjunction with the annual Cobden Peach Festival. This year’s festival is planned Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5-6.
The Cobden Runners’/Walkers’ Club sponsors the run/walk....
The 79th annual Cobden Peach Festival is approaching on Friday, Aug. 5 and Saturday Aug. 6.
Peach Fest is sponsored by the Cobden Lions Club. The schedule includes the Peach Queen contest on Friday night. The new queen will be announced Saturday night.
Fast Eddie's DJ and Karaoke will provide free...
The 2016 Cobden Peach Festival is just around the corner.
This year's festival is planned Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5-6. Most of the activities will be at the Cobden Community Park in Cobden.
The Peach Festival is an annual community celebration which is sponsored by the Cobden Lions Club.