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The Cairo Junior High basketball team is shown after being crowned Class M Regional champions on Saturday, February 1, 2014 at Meridian High School in Mounds. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

Cairo Junior High Claims Regional Championship

The Juninor High Cairo Pilots beat Meridian High School to claim the Class M Regional Championship on Saturday.


The Mounds home that was destroyed by a fire on January 23 is shown.  -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

Fire Claims Mounds Home

On the evening of January 23 Mounds Police Officer Edwards observed smoke coming from the residence of 130 South Mckinley Street in Mounds during his routine patrol.  Edwards found the resident of the home on the front port. ...



(Left to Right) Rev. Kevin Anthony, Minister Stephanie Fisher, and Richard Grigsby share a laugh at St. Raphael’s Hall Monday morning.  The annual rememberance breakfast held by the NAACP highlighted the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  King was a influencial figure in the civil rights movement, fighting for equality and justice.  
The crowd celebrated what would be King’s 85th birthday, keeping the spirit of his beliefs and struggles alive.
“We come to honor the dream because the struggle continues,” said Master of Ceremony  Bishop Derek Eurales during his welcome address. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

Martin Luther King Jr. Remembered by NAACP

Members of the community gathered for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Breakfast Monday morning in Mounds.  The gathering, held at St. Raphael’s Hall, featured music, keynote speaker Rev. Kevin Anthony, and breakfa...


Circuit Clerk Paul Jones helps unload furniture for the Alexander County Circuit Clerk's office in Cairo on Wednesday October 9.  The office is back in working order after suffering storm damage on May 21, 2013. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

The Week in Photos: October 17, 2013

The visual report for the week of October 17, 2013                



Preliminary trials begin in Feb.’s Meridian brawl cases

Court proceedings have begun for many arrested in the Feb. 20 brawl during the regional tournament at Meridian High School. Preliminary hearings began July 10 at the Pulaski County Courthouse in Mound City. Pulaski County state...


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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-...



Bobcats get 1st win against Agape Christian

The Meridian Bobcats picked up their first win of the season against the Agape Christian Knights in a 12-0 victory at home April. 2. Jammerio Moore and Tyler Hileman each had 3 hits for the Bobcats in the win and Hileman scored...


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Mounds welcomes new laundromat

Mounds has a new way of staying clean. Jim Prater opened his second Wonder Wash, a local chain of laundromats,  Feb. 8 on Blanche St. Mayor Waymon Butler said residents had to drive to either Pulaski or Cairo to use a laundrom...



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Celebrating 104 years

On Jan. 15, Vera Calhoun-Russell celebrated her 104 birthday.