January 2012

Cairo outscores A-J 75-56 in boy's basketball

Cairo made 11 3-pointers, helping them defeat host Anna-Jonesboro 75-56 in non-conference high school boys’ basketball Monday, Jan. 30.

The Wildcats trailed 20-10 after one quarter and 38-29 at halftime. Cairo led 64-43 heading into the final quarter.

A-J was able to cut the lead to 4 points early in the third quarter. The Pilots would hit three consecutive 3-pointers in the midst of an 11-1 scoring run to seal the win.

Spotlight shines on Lincoln musical's cast

"Lincoln: The Life and Times" is a musical presentation of the life of Abraham Lincoln.  

Published in 1949 as a "Lincoln Songbook For Young America," and now out of print, permission was granted to use the music for community history presentations.

Director Brian Caraker has arranged this music to tell the Lincoln story as a part of the commemorative Civil War Weekend in Union County Feb. 10-12.

For more information about the weekend or to make reservations call 618-833-6525.

This week features a close-up look at the musical's cast.


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