Out of This World

Carterville homecoming parade returns to downtown

John A. Logan College photography student Sydney Brown brought her camera to the 2021 Carterville Homecoming Parade Thursday, September 16 to capture some images of the festivities.

The parade, which returned after a year off to the COVID-19 pandemic, featured various floats, athletic teams, marching band, cheerleading, poms and other participants. The theme of this year’s homecoming is “Out of This World”.

Homecoming continues tonight with the football game against Du Quoin that beings at 7 p.m..

On Saturday, September 18, the senior only coronation will take place on the football field at 6 p.m. Following the coronation the homecoming dance will begin in the Press Box parking lot. The coronation is open to the community, but all family and friends must leave when the dance begins.