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Players fight for possession of the ball during game 4 of the Century Boys Regional Basketball Tournament on Thursday in Ullin.  Cairo lost to Century with a score of 55 - 47. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

The Week in Photos: March 6, 2014

The Visual Report for the week of March 6, 2014: Bryce Gardener makes a play at the 1A Regional Championship held at Century High School in Ullin on Friday. — George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen      


(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...



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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Volunteers in Brookport, Ill. sift through debris at the site where the H & H Feed Store stood for 27 years -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

The Week in Photos: November 21, 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

The visual report for the week of October 17, 2013                


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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Pulaski County Sheriff Randy Kern looks over the new equipment used to detect methamphetamine and remain safe while in the presence of the drug at the Pulaski County courthouse on Friday.  The Sheriff’s office recieved the equipment through a $265,000 dollar grant. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

Pulaski County Sheriff Awarded Meth Grant

With the help of the federal government the Pulaski County Sheriff’s office is one step closer to eradicating the manufacture and distribution of methamphetamine in the area. The Sheriff’s office recently recieved a $256,00...



Members of the community and surrounding areas met at Cairo Junior Senior High School to obtain information from the Army Corps of Engineers Thursday, August 27.  Many in attendance voiced their opinions on the proposed projects.  “The goal right now is to simply listen,” said project manager Danny Ward.  The meeting gave attendess the opportunity to learn about the project, voice concerns, and ask questions. -- George Lamboley | The Cairo Citizen

The Week in Photos: September 5, 2013

The Visual Report from the week of September 5, 2013        


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A Letter from the Editor

To my readers, It is with a heavy heart that I must tell you this will be my last week as the editor of The Cairo Citizen. My wife has been accepted to graduate school in Indiana, so we will be moving there so she can pursue he...