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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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Camp teaches more than skills on the court

Brian Branter hopes to pass on more than basketball skills with his summer camp.



Local hoopster hosts charity tournament

More than 60 basketball players from the area converged at Meridian Elementary School June 1 and 2 for the 1st Annual Bobcat Hoopfest. Eight teams played games all day June 1 and into the night on the 2nd, with the Championship...


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Senior bobcats’ last ride

It was an emotional roller coaster for the senior Meridian Bobcats May 18. The players went from the excitement of graduation at 10 that morning,  to having their season ended by the mercy rule at the hand of perennial power S...



Century softball falls in regional final

The Lady Centurions were shut out by the Dongola Lady Demons 3-0 May 18 in the Regional Championship at Century High School. It was a tough day for Century as they were only able to get 5 hits against as Dongola. The Lady Demon...


Pirates slash Centurions

The Pope County Pirates took down the Century Centurions on May. 16 7-5 in the semi-finals of the Class 1A Regional Tournament at Pope County. Century gave it everything they had but were depleted by injuries and sickness and c...



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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 fall in regional quarterfinal

The Cairo Pilots lost to the Dongola Demons 23-5 in the opening game of the Shawnee High School regional. Cairo fell early and gave up 2 runs in the top of the 1st. Speedy Johnson did his best to spark a rally with a lead-off h...



Centurions finish 18-6

The Century Centurions finished the final week of the regular season at 3-2, leaving them at 18-6 for the season. Century started the season on a hot streak but has had a couple rough games in the past few weeks. This week Cent...


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Pilots take honors at state track meet

Junior High students from Cairo, Meridian, and Century represented the area in the boys and girls 2013 class S state Track Meet. The Cairo Girls team finished in a tie for 4th in the 4x100m Relay. In the girls 4x200m varsity re...