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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 ...

Alicia Rames and Erica McDowell enjoy playing in the snow in Cairo on Thursday. Severe weather in the area has prompted districts to apply for pardons from the state of Illinois. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

Area Districts Cope With Missed School Days

Harsh winter conditions have forced schools in Alexander and Pulaski Counties to close for multiple days this year.  While snow days are generally allotted to each school, persistent extreme weather has caused many districts t...

Billy Coleman repairs a headlight on his truck in Cairo on Saturday. Coleman made the repairs in preparation for a road trip and enjoyed the company of his son and passing cats. 
“At least it’s not so horribly cold out today,” said Coleman.
With temperatures rising into the low 50s, many throughout the area took the opportunity to get out of their homes and accomplish some long delayed chores.  The warm up comes after several weeks of frigid weather for the state of Illinois. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

The Week in Photos: February 27, 2014

The Visual Report for the Week of February 27, 2014:          

Alexis Murray and Jarvis Woodson were crowned Cairo High School's 2014 Homecoming king and queen.

Cairo High School Homecoming 2014

Cairo High School crowned their homecoming royalty on Saturday.  Jarvis Woodson and Alexis Murray were selected by the student body as the 2014 homecoming king and queen.  The school held a dance after the Homecoming basketba...

Member’s of the Pyramid Chess Club pose for a photo with Mayor of Cairo Tyrone Coleman.  The club offers members the opportunity to progress their chess skills while playing with peers who share interest in the game. -- Photo Provided | The Cairo Citizen

Pyramid Chess Club Teaches Members New Moves

The Pyramid Chess Club, a gathering of students interested in the game of chess, has become a positive resource for all who are involved. The club allows students who are involved the chance to progress their chess-playing abil...

School board gives green light for new hires

New students will not be the only fresh faces at Cairo Junior/Senior High School this fall. During their monthly meeting, the Cairo School Board approved two new hires for the school. Guidance Councilor Leah Hooper will be maki...


The Week in Photos: May 23, 2013

The visual report from the week of May 23, 2013.    


Fights disrupt regionals

The Meridian Bobcats toppled the Cairo Pilots in post-season play, but this was not the news of the day Feb. 20. The story that developed came after the historic rivalry between Cairo and Meridian fans boiled over. Fights betwe...


Beta brings in new members

On Nov. 14 the Cairo High School Beta Club held an induction ceremony for new members.