Jackson County

Twenty-four Illinois Schoolyard Habitat Action Grants have been awarded from the fall 2016 application period. A total of $20,227.82 will be distributed.  Grant recipients were announced recently by the Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, and the Illinois Conservation Foundation, ICF....
A website which is dedicated to the upcoming 2017 total solar eclipse in the United States has unveiled a list of unique places to view the event. The website, NationalEclipse.com, recently posted “Ten Unique Places to View the National Eclipse,” which includes Jackson County in Southern Illinois....
The Illinois Department of Natural Resources, IDNR, reports that hunters harvested a preliminary total of 79,429 deer during the seven-day state firearm deer season that closed on Sunday, Dec. 4.  That figure compares to the final total of 86,847 deer harvested during the seven days of the firearm...
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...
Harvest totals for hunters in Illinois were down significantly during the first weekend of this year’s firearm deer season, which was Nov. 18-20. The second part of the season is scheduled for Dec. 1-4. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources reports that hunters in Illinois harvested a...
The Jackson County Courthouse will be open today, Sept. 29 for voters to take advantage of the first day of early voting.  Early voting locations in Jackson County include: Weekdays from Sept. 29 to Nov. 7, starting from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Jackson County Courthouse in Murphysboro. Saturday,...


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