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Southern Seven Health Department is planning to have its second annual Tour de Seven 5K run/walk on Saturday, Nov. 5, at the Clyde L. Choate Mental Health and Developmental Center in Anna. A 1-mile “turkey trot” will also be available, which is designed for children ages 12 and under and any adults...
The Anna-Jonesboro  Community High School girls’ golf team finished in third place at the Class 1A regional hosted by Zeigler-Royalton and played at the Franklin County Country Club Wednesday, Oct. 5. Massac County won with a score of 341. Carterville was second with 379. The Lady Wildcats finished...
Volunteers from the church who helped with the breakfast included, in the first row, from left, Kati McIntyre, Diane McIntyre and Jennifer Osman. In the second row are Julia Mowery, Ken Bowman, Barbara James, Kathy Whiteside, Trudy Bowman and Cathy Capel. Photo by Amber Skelton.
The First Christian Church of Anna prepared a breakfast of biscuits and gravy, eggs and more for the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team, cheerleaders and coaches.
The Sparta High School football team has not won a game this season. The Bulldogs, 0-7, will be traveling to The Pit to face host Anna-Jonesboro Friday, Oct. 14. Game time is set for 7 p.m. The game will be aired on WIBH radio in Anna. It will be Senior Night for A-J. A lot is riding on the game...
Anna-Jonesboro’s Dylan Fox, number 21, in white, looked to gain some yardage against Du Quoin. Also in the photo is A-J’s Caleb Clover.
To say the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School football team left it all on the field last Friday  night would be an understatement. The Wildcats fought from behind and appeared to go ahead in the waning seconds on a conversion run before a penalty gave host Du Quoin a 14-13 victory. “It’s very...
Collin Cain, Grassy Lake Hunting Club sponsor, pictured on the right with the late Gerald Cain, his father.
Pictured above are the Gold Sponsors for the Tom Sherrill Memorial Golf Scramble recently held for the Lick Creek Educational Foundation. Edward M. Smith, ULLICO president, was unavailable for a picture. Carl Rendleman will appear in next week’s edition of The Gazette-Democrat. Gold and Silver...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School volleyball team posted a 2-1 record in recent action. Nashville 25-25, A-J 19-19: Elle Basler had 8 serve receives, 7 kills, 6 good serves,  5 digs and a block to lead the visiting Lady Wildcats in the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi...
Boys’ conference was Sept. 27. A-J’s. Levi C. Hall finished in 1st place for the Mississippi Division with a 76 and Carson Reynolds finished in 9th with a 91. Photo provided.
Levi Hall shot 76 to lead the Anna-Jonesboro Community High School boys’ golf team in the Southern Illinois River-to-River Conference Mississippi Division Tournament at the Hickory Ridge Golf Course in Carbondale Tuesday, Sept. 27. Hall, along with teammate Carson Reynolds were both named to the...
The Anna-Jonesboro/Cobden/Dongola high school boys’ soccer team posted a win and a tie in recent action.. A-J/Cobden/Dongola 1, Sikeston, Mo., 1: Jaryt Tripp scored the first goal with 47 seconds remaining in the second half to gain the tie for host A-J/Cobden/Dongola Saturday, Oct. 1. Jake Parr...
The Anna-Jonesboro  Community High School football team travels to Du Quoin this Friday. “Du Quoin has a lot of big kids,” A-J coach Brett Detering said. “Du Quoin is always tough and they’re big and physical. It will certainly be a challenge for us.” Game time is set for 7 p.m. The game will be...

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