The 2016 Cobden Peach Festival is just around the corner. This year's festival is planned Friday and Saturday, Aug. 5-6. Most of the activities will be at the Cobden Community Park in Cobden. The Peach Festival is an annual community celebration which is sponsored by the Cobden Lions Club. The...
Kaitlin McWhorter of Cobden is one of the top rodeo competitors in the nation in her division. Photo provided.
Kaitlin McWhorter of Cobden is ranked number eight in the nation out of 543 girls in the senior division who are participating in the National Little Britches Rodeo Association, NLBRA. The 18 year old is headed to the 2016 NLBRA finals at the Lazy E Arena in Guthrie, Okla., in July. The Lazy E...
A 95th birthday celebration was being held for Betty Renzaglia of Carbondale. Her special birthday was June 22.
This week, we're going on a bit of a time travel adventure. By it's very nature, the newspaper business allows one to experience time travel. You see, we're pretty much in the business of the past. We rely on what has already happened, especially in the weekly newspaper business. I suppose "news"...
The Cobden Junior American Legion baseball team lost a pair of games in recent action. Orient 13, Cobden 3: Cody Wieseman was 2-for-3 to lead visiting Cobden in the loss at West Frankfort Thursday, June 16. Zane Nance was 1-for-2 for Cobden. Austin Lewey, Trevor Middleton and Bayden Ditterline were...
An American Red Cross blood drive is planned Wednesday, June 29, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Cobden.  The drive is scheduled from 2:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Donors of all blood types are needed.  Blood donation appointments can be scheduled by using the Red Cross Blood Donor App, visiting...
The Cobden American Legion junior baseball team posted a 2-1 record in summer season opening action. Cobden 3, Carbondale 1: Austin Lewey and Dylan Duty were each 2-for-3 at the plate to lead visiting Cobden to the win Friday, June 10. Zane Nance was 2-for-4. Bryce Reynolds, Trevor Middleton and...


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