The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School girls’ basketball team won a pair of games in action last week. A-J 48, Marion 46: Trailing after three quarters, the Lady Wildcats came back in the final quarter to post a win over host Marion Thursday, Dec. 1. “Marion is very good,” A-J coach Matt Denny...
The Dongola High School boys’ baskeball team will start fresh this season. The Demons don’t return one starter from last year’s squad. “They had eight seniors and they all graduated,” Dongola coach Duffy Sanders said. “We’re not going to have any depth.” Sanders is in his first season at Dongola...
This November, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to give the perfect gift, a blood donation, to help ensure a sufficient blood supply throughout the holiday season. A decline in donations occurs from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day when donors are busy with family gatherings and...
Ligon returned the ball to the pitcher during his All-Star game on July 14. Photo by Amber Skelton.
John Michael Ligon of Anna played catcher this summer for the Athletics, a Marion team. Ligon completed a full season without being struck out at bat. He was selected from his team to play in an all-star game on Thursday, July 14. The game ended in a tie. Each team scored 9 runs, with Ligon...
A four day young artists' workshops will be held July 19 through 22 at the Little Egypt Arts Association in Marion. Other classes are Mondays at 4 p.m. at Missy's Studio. The July location is the Arts Centre on the downtown square in Marion (the building with the mural) Class 1 Ages 4-8 (age 4 and...
MARION – A single-engine plane crashed at Williamson County Airport in Marion Friday, June 10, leaving one man dead and another critically injured. John Alleman, 56 of Carbondale, was pronounced dead at the scene, while Todd Greiner, 64 of West Frankfort, was injured and taken to a St. Louis-area...


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