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Karnak United Methodist Church formed a circle of prayer while wearing an orange ribbon, one of the colors of Marshall County High School in Marshall County, Ky. Prayers were offered for the school in the wake of the recent shooting. One of Karnak’s church members, Sharon Wilson, has a great-nephew...
Egyptian School in Tamms recently came together for a photograph to show support for Marshall County High School in Kentucky. The Kentucky high school was the scene of a shooting on Jan. 23 which claimed the lives of two students and left many others injured. Everyone at Egyptian, including...
A quilt show, a genealogy workshop and computer classes are scheduled at the Mounds Public Library. Quilt Show: The library has a variety of quilts on display. Antique quilts, more recent designs and a quilt depicting the Underground Railroad are featured. The quilts can be seen during regular...
A quilt show, a genealogy workshop and computer classes are scheduled at the Mounds Public Library. Quilt Show: The library has a variety of quilts on display. Antique quilts, more recent designs and a quilt depicting the Underground Railroad are featured. The quilts can be seen during regular...
Illinois State Police District 22 is planning to conduct special details during February in three area counties. Plans for the details were announced by Lt. Michael Alvey, who is the interim commander of the district. Roadside safety checks are planned in Alexander County. Occupant restraint...
The Creating American Investment, Redevelopment and Opportunity, CAIRO, Task Force Act to form a cabinet-level task force was introduced Jan. 30 by U.S. Senators Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., and Dick Durbin, D-Ill. The task force would be created to address the housing, health and economic crises in...
Cairo Junior/Senior High School principal Lisa Childs Thomas was invited to be the guest of U.S. Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., at the 2018 State of the Union Address. The address was delivered Tuesday night, Jan. 30, by President Donald Trump in Washington, D.C. The school principal’s attendance at...
Three Southern Illinois men face multiple charges in connection with an incident involving a shooting which happened Monday night, Jan. 22, in Pulaski County. The Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office reported that the incident happened at about 7:15 p.m. on Jan. 22, when a call was received about shots...
Otha Don Watkins, III, 35, of Cairo, on Jan. 23 pled guilty in United States District Court in Benton to assisting James Nathanial Watts in the May 15, 2014, attempted armed robbery of the First National Bank in Cairo. The guilty plea was reported by Donald S. Boyce, United States Attorney for the...
Two persons face charges in connection with the theft of hover boards from an Anna retail store. Anna Assistant Police Chief/Detective Bryan Watkins said that Chad Newberry, 38, and Brittany Lindsey, 27, were arrested on Thursday, Jan. 18, on charges of retail theft. The arrests stem from an...

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