Dongola School

The Dongola School music department is planning to host a trivia night event. The event is set for Saturday, Feb. 18. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and trivia will begin at 7 p.m. The cost to enter is $80 a table. Mulligans cost $5 for 10 and are worth “freebies."  Easy Street SoCo Food Truck is set...
Elementary students sang several classic Christmas songs. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Dongola School presented its annual Christmas program and art show on Tuesday, Dec. 13. Students in elementary school, junior high school and high school performed to a packed house in the high school gymnasium. Elementary students sang several classic Christmas songs. Art work created by students...
School board elections are slated in April 2017 in Union County.  The filing period for school board elections began Dec. 12 and continues through Dec. 19. Nominating petitions are filed at the Union County clerk’s office in Jonesboro. Elections are scheduled in each of the county’s seven school...
‘Tis the season...for Christmas holiday season programs at Union County public schools. The schedule of upcoming programs includes: Lick Creek School, Dec. 16, 7 p.m. Cobden Elementary School, Dec. 21, 12:30 p.m. Cobden Junior-Senior High School, Dec. 18, 2 p.m. Davie School, Anna, Dec. 13, 7 p.m....
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...
From left are Megan Theis, Alyssa Flores, Westin George, Kinley Lingle, Hailey Wright, Peyton Lingle, Noah Wiseman, Rebecca Gray, Michelle Wolford and Madison Boner with their new instruments. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
In April, Dongola Unit School District No. 66 received new music instruments, thanks to the Mr. Holland’s Opus Foundation. All five clarinets which were received are currently in use by students in grades 5 through 8. Three of the four alto saxophones and both tenor saxophones are in use. An oboe...
The Anna-Jonesboro/Cobden/Dongola high school boys’ soccer team went 2-2 in recent games. A-J 1, Sikeston, Mo., 0: Jaryt Tripp scored the winning goal for A-J in the Coach Kline Tournament at Sikeston Saturday, Aug. 27. Goalie Jake Parr had 9 saves in 70 minutes of play. A-J 1, Breese Central 0:...
The Union County Alliance of Churches is planning to sponsor prayer walks at eight Union County schools next week.   Host churches are scheduled to lead the prayer walks and members of the community are invited to participate.   Praying Christians who are unable to physically attend a prayer walk...

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