Cobden

A Union County church again is planning to host a special holiday event which is open to the community “A Night in Bethlehem” is scheduled from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. Dec. 9-11 at the First Baptist Church in Cobden. In announcing plans for “A Night in Bethlehem,” the church shared the following...
anthill gallery & vintage curiosities in downtown Cobden is hosting its eighth annual Off the Wall Holiday Group Artist Exhibition through Dec. 23.  The holiday exhibition features a wide selection of functional and decorative works of art by 60 regional artists and artisans.   Larger framed...
Paula Stairs of Cobden received an angel from a friend when her husband, Bill, died three years ago. She now has 700.  Stairs, the Union County coordinator for the Shawnee Development Council, said something about that first angel was so inspiring that she feels she has to get everyone she comes...
Cobden plans to welcome the holiday season with the eighth annual Christmas in the Village holiday celebration on Saturday, Dec. 3. Bazaars and open houses highlight a variety of events that climax with the presentation of the Christmas lights in the village’s downtown park. The Old Feed Store on...
anthill gallery and vintage curiosities is planning to host its 8th annual Off the Wall open house on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. for an opportunity to meet local artists and discuss their artwork. Local author, Pamela Hearon, will be at anthill gallery from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. to...
A Christmas bazaar, raffle and soup lunch are planned Saturday, Dec. 3, in the parish hall at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cobden. The bazaar and raffle are a holiday season tradition presented by the Ladies Sodality at the Cobden church. The activities are being held in conjunction with Cobden’s...
The Shawnee High School girls basketball team posted a win and a loss in opening round action at the Meridian Tournament last week. Shawnee 37, Joppa 23: Autumn McMahan and Abbey Livesay scored 11 points apiece to lead the Lady Reds to the tourney win Wednesday, Nov. 16. Kirsten Pitts added 8...
Dongola High School girls’ basketball coach Rob Shepard is pointing to a team effort for success this season. “If I can get them all  working together as a team we’ll do all right,” Shepard said. The Lady Demons finished 11-13 last year and four starters return from that squad. The four returning...
Parade, wreath-laying ceremony, program at Anna school among local events held to honor those who have served.
A Canadian National freight train makes it way through downtown Cobden on a recent autumn afternoon. The image was created by using a solarize tool in Photoshop. 

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