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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. ...


A cameraman for WSIU passes the scene of the fatal shooting which occurred in Cairo on Friday evening. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

Fatal Shooting in Cairo Leaves One Dead

After a fatal shooting in Cairo on Friday a man accused of murder turned himself in to Illinois State Police Headquarters in Ullin, Ill on Saturday. Chauncy M. Hughes, 30, is now being held at Tri-County Justice and Detention C...



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Officers recover from 57 crash

After rear-ending a squad car June 18, a semi-truck heading North on Interstate 57 struck an a state trooper.


Council makes quorum

It was a full house June 25 when the Cairo City Council met for the first time in a month. All councilpersons were in attendance and mayor Tyrone Coleman, who has been out of the office for nearly four weeks for medical reasons...



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The Week in Photos: May 16, 2013

The visual report from the week of May 16, 2013.


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Pilots take two

The Cairo Pilots baseball team won a double header April 30 against Agape Christian.  



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Family, friends celebrate life of Sandra Farris

The family of Sandra Farris laid her to rest May 1 at Jones Funeral Home.


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Packing up the polls

On April 9, the polls opened for the Consolidated Election.



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Longtime board member steps down

During a special meeting of the Alexander County Board March 29, 23-year member Rollie Matlock announced his retirement. During the meeting Matlock formally presented his letter of resignation. The boilerplate letter was brief....


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The Week in Photos: March 28, 2013

The visual report from the week of March 28, 2013