10 years ago
Derek Lomelino, 10, and Branden Jones, 15, of Roodhouse caught nine channel catfish, weighing more than five pounds apiece, in an hour.
Gary and Teresa Westermeyer of Westermeyer Industries Inc. accepted the Industry Spotlight Award from the Jacksonville Regional Economic Development Corp.
25 years ago
The Murrayville girls softball team finished with a 15-0 record in Greene County Khoury League action.
Chapin Big Country Days featured “Return of Old One Eyed Jack,” an original Ken Bradbury and his players production.
50 years ago
Claudia Flynn was the Winchester Burgoo Queen.
Julie Davis and Carol Olsen returned home after taking an advanced course on the art of dancing in Chicago.
75 years ago
Bernice Skinner of Meredosia was a visitor in Jacksonville.
The Murrayville Homemakers Club met with Mrs. Neal Brown for an all day session.
100 years ago
William Graubner returned to Jacksonville from a business trip to Chapin, Arenzville, and Concord.
Nellie Clancy of Jacksonville was spending a few days with friends in Beardstown.
— Compiled by Lauren A. Beauchamp