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The Week in Photos: June 27, 2013

The visual report from the week of June 27, 2013.  

CPU manager recovers from attack

Cairo Public Utility general manager Glenn Klett has been released from the hospital and is recovering from injuries sustained during an incident June 13 outside the Dollar General in Cairo. No new information has been released...


Winds damage Alexander County Courthouse

An early morning storm May 21 damaged nearly 50% of the Alexander County Courthouse’s roof.  


Finding closure

The family of Sandra Farris have been praying for closure, though the closure they got may not have been what they wanted. It had been 27 days since 55-year-old Sandra Farris went missing in Cairo when river workers near Paduca...


The Week in Photos: April 11, 2013

The visual report for the week of April 11, 2013    


Waiting for word

Sandra Farris went missing March 28 while taking a walk around St. Mary’s park. It has been nearly two weeks since her disappearance and her family still has no clues as to what happened to their loved one.  


Search still on for missing Cairo woman

It has been a long five days for the Pearman family. In the early evening  March 28 Donna Pearman and her daughter Shelly Pearman filled a missing persons report for Sandra Farris, Donna’s sister and Shelly’s aunt. Donna s...


The Week in Photos: March 21, 2013

The visual report from the week of March 21, 2013.    


Two months since Tamms

The saga of Tamms prison did not end when it was shuttered two months ago. The effects of Tamms’ closure have been felt not only in Southern Illinois, but also elsewhere throughout the state as the closures displaced thousand...


Fights disrupt regionals

The Meridian Bobcats toppled the Cairo Pilots in post-season play, but this was not the news of the day Feb. 20. The story that developed came after the historic rivalry between Cairo and Meridian fans boiled over. Fights betwe...