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Meridian still fighting mold problem

Meridian School District got more bad news last week when the Illinois Department of Labor confirmed that there are dangerous levels of mold in the district’s elementary school. During a special meeting July 8, Meridian Schoo...


State rep. fired up to help Meridian mold problem

State representative Brandon Phelps (D-Harrisburg) is standing strong with Meridian School District. Phelps attended an informational meeting June 25 at Meridian High School regarding the districts mold problem. He said he was ...



Local hoopster hosts charity tournament

More than 60 basketball players from the area converged at Meridian Elementary School June 1 and 2 for the 1st Annual Bobcat Hoopfest. Eight teams played games all day June 1 and into the night on the 2nd, with the Championship...


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Senior bobcats’ last ride

It was an emotional roller coaster for the senior Meridian Bobcats May 18. The players went from the excitement of graduation at 10 that morning,  to having their season ended by the mercy rule at the hand of perennial power S...



Meridian schools face budget woes

Terry Mooreland presented Meridian School District’s financial outlook for the coming school year to a gymnasium of concerned parents and community members May 13 at Meridian Elementary School. His report was grim. During a P...


SEC conference announced

The South Egyptian Conference has named their All-Conference teams for the 2013 spring baseball season. Century, Shawnee, and Meridian controlled the 1st team, grabbing all nine selections between them. The Centurions led the w...



Bobcats take revenge

The Meridian Bobcats finally got the revenge they wanted in a 4-3 win over Century April. 29. Connor Schaal threw his second gem in 2 weeks allowing only 1 hit to the Centurions in the win and striking out 5 in the complete gam...


Gabriel Harris, second from the left, officiates as president pro tempore as, left to right, Mary Coleman, Artie McBride, Brenda Gooden and Sheila Nelson simultaneously swear in April 25 during a special meeting of the Cairo School Board at Cairo High School. Coleman swore in as treasurer, Harris as Vice President, Gooden as secretary, Nelson as a board member and McBride as president. -- Isaac Smith | The Cairo Citizen

The Week in Photos: May 2, 2013

The visual report from the week of May 2, 2013.



12 arrests made in Cairo, Meridian brawl

The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Department has arrested and charged 11 adults and 1 juvenile in their involvement in the brawl at Meridian High School Feb. 20. Those arrested were: Bruce Woodson, of Cairo, Cameron Robinson of Ca...


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Bobcats bounce back

After falling to the Century Centurions 17-3 April 18 and to the  Shawnee Redskins 8-2  April. 24, the Meridian Bobcats came back and beat the Agape Knights 11-1 April 25 and got revenge on the Centurions, beating the team 4-...