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Billy Colman looks over a choice piece of wood in Cairo on Monday.  Colman selected the piece as a component of a planned woodworking project. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

The Week in Photos: December 19, 2013

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Tonya Diel, of Cairo, looks through a book during her shelving duties at Cairo’s historic public library located at 1609 Washington Avenue. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

Cairo Library a Historical Gem

The Cairo Public Library is one of the city’s most prominent and interesting buildings, drawing in those traveling through the area and passing by. The library has stood since 1884, allowing those interested the opportunity t...



Ronald " Bubba" Davis is embraced by members of his family during the candle light vigil held for his daughter Heather N. Davis.  Heather Davis was found by authorities with a gunshot wound on Friday evening.  She was later pronounced dead at St. Francis Medical Center in Cape Girardaeu.  Family members and friends gathered Sunday in the parking lot of Mack's Restaurant in Cairo to remember her and pay their respects.  After a warrant was issued for the arrest of Chauncy Hughes, Davis' husband, the suspect turned himself in to State Police at District 22 Headquarters in Ullin on Saturday. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

The Week in Photos: November 7, 2013

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Thomas Scott, 29, waits for a break in the rain under the I-57 overpass on Tuesday afternoon.  Scott, originally from Washington, has been riding his bicycle across America for the last three months.  "For me it's hard to stop and just do nothing," said Scott.  The rider plans to travel to Florida and look for work.  "Some people never get the opportunity to travel the country like this," said Scott. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

The Week in Photos: October 31, 2013

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Marcy Brown-Cummings removes laundry from her clothesline on Sunday.   "I'm not sure how many more nice days we'll get like this," said Brown-Cummings. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

The Week in Photos: October 24, 2013

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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

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The Week in Photos: October 10, 2013

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Tom Riston, owner of Tom's place, a popular restaurant in Tamms, clears wreckage from his business.  Tom's Place was the victim of a hit-and-run on September 21.  The Accident has forced his business to close indefinitely.  "If you can't cook you can't have a business," said Riston. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

Tom’s Place Takes a Hit

Tom Riston didn’t plan on opening a drive -through at his Tamms restaurant Tom’s Place.  However, after a recent incident involving a truck that drove through the wall of his building he is jokingly reconsidering. “If yo...



Owna Butler, 94, of Grand Chain, recalls her past while enjoying the warm weather in Grand Chain on Saturday, September 28.  Butler has lived in Southern Illinois for her entire life, attending many of the area schools which are no longer in existence.  "Most of the people and places I know are gone," said Butler.  Butler enjoyed the festivities of Grand Chain Day, electing to tour the town on a horse-drawn carriage.  "I think some people have an understanding with the master upstair," said Butler, referring to her health and life's longevity. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

The Week in Photos: October 3, 2013

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Veterans ceremoniously fire rifles outside the Cairo V.F.W. hall as part of Prisoners of War and Missing in Action Recognition Day. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

The Week in Photos: September 19, 2013

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