Anna-Jonesboro Community High School

In the first row are, from left, Hailley’s mother, Rhonda Abernathy; Hailley Abernathy; and Hailley’s father, Scott Abernathy. In the second row are A-JCHS golf coach Brandon Bierstedt and A-JCHS athletic director Rick Livesay.
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School student athlete Hailley Abernathy has signed a national letter of intent to play golf at McKendree University in Lebanon. She plans to major in exercise science with a minor in athletic training. In the first row are, from left, Hailley’s mother, Rhonda...
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School’s Julia Lasley finished in second place in the pole vault at the Class 2A sectional at Salem Thursday, May 11. Lasley, who finished with a 9-06 effort, will advance to this weekend’s Class 2A state track meet in Charleston.  The top finishes in each event and...
Last Thursday evening, the A-J seniors all came together to help assist with putting their high school “up for sale” by making a foreclosure banner and plastering fliers of the school’s dimensions up around the high school and around the Anna and Jonesboro community.
Anna-Jonesboro Community High School seniors decided to leave their mark on their beloved educational establishment. They put their high school up for sale as their senior class prank.   Last Thursday evening, the A-J seniors all came together to help assist with putting their high school “up for...
Trenton Turner won first place in the shot put to lead the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ track team’s efforts at the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division meet at Pinckneyville Thursday, May 11. Turner, who finished with a first place toss of 49-07, had a...
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...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team will host a Class 2A regional tournament May 15-20. The tournament schedule follows: Chester plays Vienna on Monday, May 15, and the winner advances to play Pinckneyville at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 16. On Wednesday, May 17, A-J takes on Red Bud...
A ribbon cutting was held to formally open a Southern Illinois Youth Entrepreneur Trade Show, which was held Tuesday evening, April 25, at the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Young entrepreneurs from Union, Jackson, Perry and Williamson counties were featured in the trade show.
A ribbon cutting was held to formally open a Southern Illinois Youth Entrepreneur Trade Show, which was held Tuesday evening, April 25, at the Dunn-Richmond Economic Development Center at Southern Illinois University Carbondale. Young entrepreneurs from Union, Jackson, Perry and Williamson counties...
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 Lick Creek School Lady Eagles girls’ track team captured a regional championship. Photo provided.
Thirteen teams gathered at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School on a recent cold and damp day for the Region 1 junior high track and field championship.  The Lick Creek Lady Eagles outdistanced second place Jonesboro 116-89 to win the title.  “I am very very proud of our kids. We moved some people...

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