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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...


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...



Deb Oldham, with Election Management Associates, conducts accuracy testing on Alexander County ballot tabulating systems. The public test was held at Alexander County  Clerk’s office on Thursday afternoon. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

County Clerk Kicks Off Alexander Co. Primary

On February 27th County Clerk Frances Lee held the public testing of automatic tabulating equipment in her office at Alexander County Courthouse. The testing of equipment was run by Deb Oldham of Election Management Associates ...


Finley Caldwell

Finley Caldwell

Finley “Doc” Caldwell, age 90 of Murphysboro formerly of Thebes, passed away Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 8:30 am at his residence. He was born December 30, 1923 to William and Ida (Dyer) Caldwell in Thebes. Doc married E...



Moneada Karraker

Moneada Karraker, 97, of Anna, died Tuesday, March 4, 2014 at Anna Rehab and Nursing Center. Arrangements for Moneada Karraker are incomplete at Crain Funeral Home Anna-Jonesboro. Crain Funeral Home of Anna-Jonesboro in charge ...


Donald Graham

Donald Graham of Cairo, IL was born October 18, 1955 in Wyatt, Missouri to the late M.L and Willie Bell Graham. He was called from labor to rest on February 21, 2014 at the St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardeau, Missouri...



Jack Eddleman

Jack Eddleman

Jack Eddleman, 77, of Dongola, died at on Thursday, February 27, 2014 at Southeast Missouri Hospital. He was born April 15, 1936 in Dongola, son of Harry and Nellie Staten Eddleman. Jack married Jacquie Kimber on June 15, 1957,...


Henry Johnson Sr.

Henry G. Johnson, SR. age 48 of Cairo, Illinois was born March 4, 1965 to the union of the late Fred Johnson and Catherine Patton Johnson in Cairo, Illinois. He was called to rest by God on Friday February 21, 2014 at 5:18 am a...



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...


Alexander County Board Meeting: February 25, 2014

The Alexander County Board of commisioners met at the Alexander County Courthouse on Tuesday afternoon fo a regularly scheduled meeting. The Board approved the minutes from the February 11 meeting. County Clerk Frances Lee remi...