Upward Basketball at Mighty Rivers in Cairo is gearing up for its 18th season.   Four registrations were held during the last month. Organizers reported that 125 basketball players and 39 cheerleaders have been sized for uniforms and completed their skill drill sets.   The kids are excited to start...
Several 4-Hers delivered food to the Daystar Food Pantry in Cairo after the Stuff-A-Truck event.
The Horseshoe Lakers 4-H Club had a Stuff-A-Truck event on Saturday, Nov. 19, at Foodtown in Olive Branch and at Stop and Shop in Mounds. The 4-Hers collected more than 1,000 pounds of food for the Daystar Food Pantry in Cairo. Photos provided.
The Halloween visitors at Daystar Care Center included Cairo Junior High School Beta Club members Kheondray Johnson, Quayvantae Booth and Emery Tisby.
Cairo Junior High and High School Beta Club members visited with residents at the Daystar Care Center for Halloween. The visitors included Cairo Junior High School Beta Club members Kheondray Johnson, Quayvantae Booth and Emery Tisby, and Cairo High School Beta Club member Alazeye Bellamy. Daystar...
Registration is underway for the spring semester at Shawnee Community College. Spring semester classes are scheduled to begin on Jan. 11. Classes are available at the college’s main campus near Ullin.  Classes also are scheduled at Shawnee Community College extension centers in Anna, Cairo and...
Illinois State Board of Education state superintendent Dr. Tony Smith visited Century School on Monday, Oct. 31. STEM and FFA students prepared a lunch for him and had a roundtable discussion. Photo by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
Illinois State Board of Education, ISBE, state superintendent Dr. Tony Smith visited Southern Illinois on Monday, Oct. 31.  Smith began his visit to the region at Vienna High School, where student council members gave him a tour of the school. He then visited Vienna Grade School, where junior high...
The Upward basketball and cheerleading program is preparing for its 18th season at Mighty Rivers Regional Worship Center in Cairo.    Organizers said in a news release that the Upward league “offers opportunities to introduce children and their families to the love of Jesus Christ while using a...
Balloons were released in celebration of the boat dedication. Honorees and loved ones broke the ceremonial bottles aboard the M/V Rickey Hughes. Photos by Lindsey Rae Vaughn.
American Commercial Barge Line in Cairo held a boat dedication ceremony on Thursday, Aug. 25. Five boats were dedication in honor of Rickey Hughes, Terry E. Bennett, Mark Glaab, Barbara R. Lang and Dale Robbins. Before the ceremony, guests had the opportunity to tour the M/V Rickey Hughes. During...
A Back to School Physical Fair is planned Thursday, July 28, in Cairo. The event is scheduled from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Community Health & Emergency Services at 13245 Kessler Rd. School and sports physicals will be available. No appointment is needed; however, those who want to come can call in...


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