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Archive for March, 2014
Kameron English, Demarion Duncan, and William Wilterson watch an ongoing game between peers at Cairo High School on Saturday afternoon. The intramural tournament gave younger students the opportunity to play against eachother and show the community skills learned over the course of an eight-week camp. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

March Madness Intramural Tournament Held at CHS

Competition was fierce among the players at the March Madness Intramural Tournament held at Cairo High School on Saturday.  The tournament gave children in third, fourth, and fifth grade the opportunity ro show off the skills ...


Denver Lang

Denver Mose Lang age 88 of Villa Ridge, Illinois formerly of Cairo, Illinois passed away at 5:00 p.m. Monday, March 17, 2014 at Daystar Care Center in Cairo, Illinois. Mr. Lang was born October 22, 1925 at Bardwell, Kentucky, s...



Rosemary Parmley

Rosemary L.  Parmley, 83, of Calumet City, Illinois, passed away March 4, 2014.  She was born to the late DeVere and Nellie Parmley in Mounds, Illinois on May 18, 1930. Rosemary graduated from Moody Bidle Institute and Southe...


Mattie Hopkins Brazier

Mattie Hopkins Brazier

Mattie Mildred Hopkins Brazier age 101 years, 11 months, 363 days, passed away to eternal life on Friday March 7, 2014, at the home in Sandusky, Illinois. Mattie was born March 9, 1912, in Miller City, Illinois to Henry and Lul...



Illinois Winter Fourth Coldest on Record

The average statewide temperature for the three core winter months of December, January, and February was 20.8 degrees. It was 8.2 degrees below average and the fourth coldest December through February period on record, accordi...


Alexander County Treasurer Jerry Smith posts election results outside County Clerk's office in the Alexander County Courthouse Tuesday evening. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

Votes Trickle in for 2014 Illinois Primary Election

Primary elections were held across the state of Illinois on Tuesday, March 18.  The election gave voters the chance to influence who will represent them at the state and local levels. Early  and absentee voting began in late-...



Naomi Severs

Naomi Jean Severs passed away on February 25, 2014 while residing at Hamilton Pointe in Newburgh, IN.  She was born April 20, 1927 in Ullin IL to Holdie and Emma Brewer Gaskill. She is survived by a daughter Judy Penny of Aust...


Violet Randolph

Violet Randolph age 92 of Marion, Indiana passed away Monday, February 24, 2014 at the Lutheran Home in Cape Girardeau, Missouri. She was born July 13, 1921. She was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond in 2008. Violet was...



Moneada Karraker

Moneada E. Karraker 99, of Anna died at 8:30AM, Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Anna Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. She was born Oct. 31, 1914 in Anna, daughter of Arna and Emma Dunn Parker. Moneada married James C. Karraker on D...


Genevieve Hendrick

Genevieve Hendrick

Genevieve Hendrick 91, of Ullin, died at 9:40pm on Monday, March 10, 2014 at Southeast Hospital. She was born July 15, 1922 in Alexander County, IL, daughter of John Logan and Dora Hardy Crider. Genevieve married Ray Hendrick o...