Murphysboro

Murphysboro

(mûr`fēzbûr'ə), city (1990 pop. 9,176), seat of Jackson co., S Ill., on the Big Muddy River; inc. 1867. It is a trade and distribution center for a fertile farm area. Shoes, feed, and fertilizer are made there. A memorial to John A. LoganLogan, John Alexander,
1826–86, American politician, Union general in the Civil War, b. Murphysboro, Ill. He fought in the Mexican War and practiced law in Illinois. A Democrat who supported Stephen A.
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 is in the city. Nearby are a state park and a national forest.
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MURPHYSBORO -- It can be a raucous dance sound that celebrates pleasure or and expression of verses that express injustice or longing for something better, but no matter what the topic, Blues is a musical form that has earned its place in southern Illinois history, a place that Will Stephens wants to make sure is remembered.
He was the keynote speaker at a graduation ceremony, which included the first class of cadets for the Murphysboro Life Skills Re-Entry Center.
Allen, (above left) a family and consumer sciences education teacher at Murphysboro High School in Murphysboro, Ill., is the winner of the sixth annual James L.
With its roof threatening to fall in, the landmark Old Depot in downtown Murphysboro again is being threatened with demolition by the city.
Murphysboro, Illinois The City of Murphysboro, Illinois, has partnered with Solar Alliance and signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for the 1 MW solar project (the Project).
Welcome to the first edition of the Murphysboro Times, a new weekly newspaper for those of us who live, work, play and shop in this jewel of a community.
Jerry Lee "Bud" Sarensen Jr., 81, of Murphysboro, lost his battle with cancer on Friday, Aug.
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McLaughlin was a member of Pate Chapel Church in Murphysboro. She was involved in 4-H, where she coached the girls softball team, and played in her youth.
With 11:50 remaining in the third quarter on Friday night, it sure looked like Murphysboro had the annual bragging rights football game against Carbondale in hand.
It's been a bit of a struggle so far for the Murphysboro High School volleyball team.
After not having a team in 2018 due to lack of players, the Murphysboro High School boys golf team got back on track this year and started its season last week with a pair of road matches.