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Gallery: Murphysboro celebrates St. Patrick’s Day

By Reagan Gavin and Athena Chrysanthou

From left: Deacon Rathjen, 2, of Murphysboro, Murphysboro fireman Chris Morber dressed as ‘Sparky’ and Justin Cohen of Carbondale pose for a photo Saturday, March 17, 2018, during the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Murphysboro.

Mike Haney, an Assistant Manager at Walmart from Anna looks to pass candy to bystander Saturday, March 17, 2018, during the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Murphysboro.

From left: Toby Cross, 12, Krystal Cross a teachers aid, Annabelle Cross, 5, and Jermiah Cross watch the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Murphysboro.

Austin Shadowen and Sydney Sarver of herrin wave to bystanders Saturday, March 17, 2018, during the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Murphysboro.

Isiah Shadowen, 11, of Herrin gets ready to hand out candy Saturday, March 17, 2018, in the St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Murphysboro.

Faith Roberts, 11, brother Jonnah Roberts, 11, both from St. Louis look on to the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Murphysboro.

Runners participating in the St. Patrick’s Day 5K Walk/Run on Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Murphysboro. (Reagan Gavin | @RGavin_DE)

Brynlee Hines and Westin Hines, from Elkville, search for coins in a water fountain during the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Murphysboro. (Reagan Gavin | @RGavin_DE)

A Murphysboro Fire Department truck drives through town during the St. Patrick’s Day Parade Saturday, March 17, 2018, in Murphysboro. (Reagan Gavin | @RGavin_DE)

Editor-in-chief Athena Chrysanthou can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @Chrysant1Athena.

Managing Editor Reagan Gavin can be reached at [email protected] or on Twitter @RGavin_DE.

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