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  1. In southern Illinois, Makanda and Jonesboro are for the birds, well bird loversRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Sep 27 | Examiner.com

    ... ety of water areas that attract the birds . In the summer, check out the Hummingbird Festival that makes a stop in Jonesboro at the Trail of Tears State Forest in Jonesboro. The event usually lasts just one day and is scheduled in August.

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  2. Harris BlackwoodRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 13, 2014 | The Times

    ... Cathy's goodness were the many boys who attended his fifth-grade Sunday school class at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro. He taught the class for many years, and I can only imagine what one would glean from his wisdom and insight. When I think back ...

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  3. Thousands attend funeral for Chick-fil-A founder S. Truett CathyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 11, 2014 | Business Journal

    More than 4,000 people attended a public funeral service held Wednesday for Chick-fil-A founder S.Truett Cathy at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro, where Cathy was a member for more than 50 years. Cathy died early Monday at age 93. He is credited with creating the original Chick-fil-A sandwich at his small diner in Hapeville, Ga.

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  4. Thousands expected at funeral for Chick-fil-A founder Truett CathyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 9, 2014 | FOX Carolina

    Parking is expected to be extremely limited in downtown Jonesboro Wednesday as thousands will attend the funeral for Chick-Fil-A founder Truett Cathy. A second viewing is scheduled for noon - 1:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Jonesboro.

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  5. Obituary notice and funeral arrangements announced for Truett CathyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2014 | Examiner.com

    An obituary notice from Ford Stewart Funeral Home in Jonesboro, Georgia has posted the following regarding the death of Mr. Cathy. Ford-Stewart Funeral Home, Inc., Jonesboro, GA.

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  6. The Trail of Tears in Union County IllinoisRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... not generally open to the public. The Trail of Tears Lodge and Resort sits on 425 acres of privately owned land in Jonesboro near the Shawnee National Forest. While the lodge has no known significance related to the Cherokees who passed through the ...

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  7. Union County Hunters Angry Over Land BlockRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 8, 2014 | WSIL

    ... he's taken the same route to get there for just as long. He likes to cross a pathway by Clear Creek Levee Road in Jonesboro. But for the past year, signs have closed off the area. "Prior to that, it was good to know you could come down here and ...

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  8. 3 businesses destroyed in Anna fireRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 10, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... nd lawn equipment were destroyed by the flames and smoke. Nobody was inside the building at the time of the blaze. Jonesboro and Cobden Fire Departments helped Anna Fire Department assisted in putting out the fire.

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  9. 3 IL residents headed to prison for various offensesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... Lietz of Anna was sentenced to two years behind bars for aggraved driving while license revoked. Jenny Spurlock of Jonesboro was sentenced to four years behind bars after revoking probation stemming from unlawful delivery fo a controlled substance. ...

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  10. Second man charged with murder of Anna manRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2014 | KFVS12

    ... first appearance on Tuesday, April 15 at 9 a.m. before Presiding Judge Mark Boie at the Union County Courthouse in Jonesboro. Turner was being held in the Jackson County Jail on $1 million bond. Bell was held in the Jackson County Jail without bond. ...

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