Meridian High School

Athletes from Union County high schools earned postseason South Egyptian Conference honors. The student athletes have been named to first teams and second teams in volleyball, baseball, softball and basketball. First Team All-Conference Volleyball Meredith Flamm, Cobden. Alaina Hartline, Cobden....
The Long Knives Chapter of the Sons of the American Revolution presented the 2017 Outstanding Citizenship Awards to 18 recipients during April and May.   The award is given to high school seniors who exemplify a sincere academic attitude and good citizenship, and who display the qualities of...
Natalie Taake, Pulaski-Alexander IAHCE chairperson June Badgley, and Levi Jones are pictured at the senior awards banquet at Century High School at Ullin after the students received their $500 scholarships.
The Pulaski-Alexander Board Members of Illinois Association of Home and Community Education at a recent board meeting chose the 2017 scholarship winners from applications which had been submitted by seniors from Century High School at Ullin and Meridian High School at Mounds. Through a process in...
Students from area schools were honored in an annual young writer’s competition sponsored by Shawnee Community College near Ullin. The competition was designed to encourage local high school students to submit their own works of non-fiction, short fiction and poetry. Winners in the competition...
High school graduation and 8th grade promotion celebrations are planned at public schools in Alexander and Pulaski counties.  The schedule for the ceremonies includes: Cairo School District No. 1 High school graduation: Saturday, May 20, at 10 a.m. Eighth grade promotion: Sunday, May 21, at 3 p.m....
Gary Funk, standing, the director of the Rural Schools Collaborative, gave a presentation about the future of Illinois rural public schools at Egyptian High School in Tamms on Tuesday evening, April 25. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Illinois Humanities, in partnership with the Association of Illinois Rural and Small Schools, presented a free public program called The Future of Rural Public Schools at Egyptian High School in Tamms on Tuesday, April 25. Egyptian seniors Daneesha Carthell, Tyra Huff and Kacia Houston,...
Meridian’s Ra’Kyah Jeter competed in the long jump at a recent high school track meet at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School on Wednesday, April 12. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Meridian’s Ra’Kyah Jeter competed in the long jump at a recent high school track meet at Anna-Jonesboro Community High School on Wednesday, April 12. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Hillbilly Theater
The Pulaski-Alexander Illinois Association of Home and Community Education sponsored an annual Hillbilly Dinner Theater on Saturday, April 8, at Shawnee Community College near Ullin. Ham and beans, cornbread, slaw, fried potatoes, fried apples and desserts were served. Music and entertainment...
An upcoming event planned in the area will help to support a scholarship program which benefits students at area schools. The Pulaski-Alexander Illinois Association of Home and Community Education plans to sponsor the yearly Hillbilly Dinner Theater on Saturday, April 8. The dinner theater will be...
The Anna-Jonesboro Community High School softball team won two games last week. A-J 7, Johnston City 3: Katie Williams was 2-for-3 with an RBI to lead the host Lady Wildcats in the non-conference win Friday, March 24. Morgan Wendling was 2-for-4 with 3 RBIs for the Lady Wildcats. Lexi Smith was 2-...

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