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The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ golf team has two sectional qualifiers returning for 2017. The two returning sectional qualifiers are senior Levi Hall and junior Carson Reynolds. “We’ll be competitive with those two starters back,” A-J boys’ golf coach Brandon Bierstedt said. “They...
A rare and never before seen total eclipse of the sunflower unfolded last Saturday morning. These exclusive images captured the phenomonomonomon, which likely will never be seen again...Photoshop truly is a wonderful toy...um...tool...
The morning commute on Wednesday, August 16, along old U.S. Route 51 between Cobden and metropolitan Anna was blessedly quiet, uneventful and almost free of any other traffic. On the journey to start another day of adventures at The Paragraph Factory, I couldn't help but think about what the...
Shawnee Community College’s Adult Education Program is planning to offer GED classes this fall. The classes will be offered at various locations in the area and at the college’s main campus near Ullin. Classes are scheduled to begin Aug. 22. The classes are offered at no cost to students. Main...
As the paper prepared to go to press on Tuesday, it appeared that a fireworks display will be taking place on July 4th at the Anna City Park in Anna. Independence Day events also are planned in other area communities. Here’s a look at some of the events on the calendar for the holiday: Vienna The...
The Cobden American Legion baseball team split in recent action. Cobden 7, Benton 6: Cody Wieseman was 3-for-5 with 3 RBIs to lead visiting Cobden to the win Monday, June 26. Alex Ramsey was 3-for-4 with 2 RBIs for Cobden. Clayton Flamm was 2-for-4 with 2 RBIs. Chandler West was 1-for-2. Brayden...
Budget inaction and continued uncertainty were on the minds of area superintendents during a June 20 meeting convened by State Sen. Dale Fowler, R-Harrisburg, to discuss area schools’ cash flow issues. “Our school superintendents are increasingly frustrated with the ongoing impasse, and that...
The Shawnee Community College Adult Education Program has scheduled GED classes in Anna, Cobden, Vienna and at the college’s main campus in Ullin. The classes are offered at no cost to students. Classes were scheduled to begin during the week of June 5. GED classes are scheduled at the college’s...
Christian Pearl, Layton Edmonds, Jaden Schell, Dallas Reynolds and Josh Turnage have signed national letters of intent to continue their baseball careers at Shawnee Community College. Shawnee Community College photo.
Shawnee Community College’s baseball program has welcomed six new players to the 2017-2018 roster. Three of the new players attended high schools in the college’s district. Sean Plott, an outfielder from Anna-Jonesboro Community High School, signed a national letter of intent on May 19. Plott is a...
Southern Seven Health Department has invited the Kidney Mobile from the National Kidney Foundation of Illinois to provide free health screenings from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Wednesday, June 7, at the Shawnee Worship Center, which is located at 98 Oliver St. in Vienna. The Kidney Mobile is a custom...
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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