January 2009

Fairfield defeats A-J in volleyball

The Anna-Jonesboro High School volleyball team lost 25-21 and 25-19 to Fairfield in first-round sectional tournment action at Harrisburg, Nov. 3.

“We didn’t play  as well as we could have,” A-J volleyball coach Amy Fitzgerald-Wilson said.

“I think some of our key players were off. We fought hard, but just didn’t play the caliber of ball we have been playing.”

Rachel Hayden had 10 hits, 4 kills and 3 serves for the Lady Wildcats.

Kaylee Little had 6 hits and 8 kills.

Chandra Parr had 12 serves and an ace.

Blanche Beeler

Normal.dotm

1

224

1282

H&R Media

10

2

1574

12.0

false

18 pt

18 pt

false

false

false

/* Style Definitions */

table.MsoNormalTable

{mso-style-name:"Table Normal";

mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0;

mso-tstyle-colband-size:0;

mso-style-noshow:yes;

mso-style-parent:"";

mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt;

mso-para-margin:0in;

mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt;

Kenneth Lee Moe

Kenneth Lee Moe, 65, died on Monday, Nov. 9, 2009, at his Parkdale, Ore., residence.

Services with military honors were Friday, Nov. 13, at 11 a.m. at Anderson’s Tribute Center in Hood River, Ore. Private interment was in Idlewild Cemetery.

He was born on Nov. 18, 1943, in Los Angeles, Calif., to Virginia Treece Casper.

He was raised in Anna by Virginia and Robert Casper.

Lick Creek finishes third at tournament

Courtney Root scored 14 points to lead Lick Creek to a 39-27 win over Zeigler-Royalton for third place in the Giant City junior high school girl’s basketball tournament last week.

Erica Friebel added 12 points for Lick Creek. J.J. Ford chipped in 6 points, Balyie Denny 4, Hannah Schlenker 2 and Katy King 1.

Goreville 54, Lick Creek 26: Root scored 11 points to lead Lick Creek in the loss in tourney action.

King added 7 points, Ford 6 and Friebel 2.

James McDaniel

Normal.dotm

1

194

1109

H&R Media

9

2

1361

12.0

false

18 pt

18 pt

false

false

false

/* Style Definitions */

table.MsoNormalTable

{mso-style-name:"Table Normal";

mso-tstyle-rowband-size:0;

mso-tstyle-colband-size:0;

mso-style-noshow:yes;

mso-style-parent:"";

mso-padding-alt:0in 5.4pt 0in 5.4pt;

mso-para-margin:0in;

mso-para-margin-bottom:.0001pt;

Shawnee, Meridian win in tournament action

Shawnee and host Meridian won in first-round action at the Lady Bobcat high school girl’s baskeball tournament Monday, Nov. 16.

Following are game summaries:

Shawnee 50, Century 40:  Kaylee Boston scored 27 points to lead the Lady Reds.

Taylor Ellis had 6 points, followed by Jonnie Ellet 5, Jordan Johnson and Jessie Reynolds 4 apiece and Reagan Brown and Morgan Kennedy 2 each.

Shawnee led 11-7 after one quarter and 17-14 at the half.

Meridian 43, Dongola 36: Haley Fuller had 11 points to lead the Lady Demons.

Five starters return for Shawnee squad

Shawnee High School girl’s basketball coach Chad Pitts has a lot of experience returning for the 2009-2010 season.

The Lady Reds have five starters returning from last year’s 6-16 squad.

The five returning are seniors Jonnie Ellet, a 5-7 forward, and Alexa Hileman, a 5-8, forward; juniors Kaylee Boston, a 5-7 guard-forward, and Morgan Kennedy, a 5-8 guard; and sophomore Jessie Reynolds, a 5-6 guard.

Anna church plans to offer Thanksgiving Day meals

The First Evangelical Presbyterian Church in Anna again plans to offer a Thanksgiving Day meal to any Union County resident in need.

Those who call the church in advance can pick up meals or ask for delivery.

Area residents are asked to share the word about the dinner with anyone they know who might benefit from a meal on Thursday, Nov. 26.

Information is available by contacting the church office at 833-5225 Monday through Thursday until the deadline of noon Friday, Nov. 20.

Union County man among those honored by Egyptian Colt Stakes

Carmi’s Barbre, Nichols and Slay families were among the winners honored Saturday at the 2009 Egyptian Colt Stakes awards banquet, held at the floral hall of the White County Fairgrounds.

Vernon and Erwin Barbre, Gary Nichols and Shawn Slay own Dixie Darlin, which was named the 3-year-old filly pacer of the year. 

Nichols and Joyce Barbre were on hand to accept the award from Harold “Coach” Poore, who shares secretary/treasurer duties for the ECS with his wife, Rose (a Times columnist).

Community Thanksgiving services set

Community Thanksgiving services are planned next week in Union County.

Anna: The Union County Alliance of Churches plans to host a community Thanksgiving service Tuesday, Nov. 24, in Anna.

The service will be at 7 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Anna.

The Rev. Tim Heinecke of the Dongola Lutheran Parish will deliver the message.

Representatives of other churches active in the alliance will lead other parts of the service.

Alto Pass: A community service also is planned in Alto Pass.

Pages

The Gazette-Democrat

112 Lafayette St.
Anna, Illinois 62906
Office Number: (618) 833-2158
Email: news@annanews.com

Sign Up For Breaking News

Stay informed on our latest news!

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
5 + 14 =
Solve this simple math problem and enter the result. E.g. for 1+3, enter 4.
Comment Here