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Girls Scholar-Athlete of the Year | Meridian's Alexis Crain  The Southern

The vast majority of college freshmen feel some trepidation walking into a classroom for the first time. No matter how well they fared in high school, the element ...

Several fights break out between basketball games in Mounds  KFVS

Several fights reportedly broke out between basketball games at the regional basketball tournament Wednesday night at Meridian High School.

David Craig Tally | Obituaries |  The Southern

CAPE GIRARDEAU — David Craig Tally, 64, passed away Tuesday, March 19, 2019, at his home after a struggle with liver cancer.

Local News: Moldy Illinois elementary school building condemned (10/4/13)  Southeast Missourian

MOUNDS, Ill. -- A Southern Illinois school building was condemned after education officials announced Friday that "toxic" black mold was so prevalent the ...

Mandrell not rehired at Mounds Meridian | Basketball |  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

MOUNDS -- Jeff Mandrell, a 1986 Oakland graduate, who was inducted into the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association last April, was not rehired at Mounds ...

Two months later and no arrests in shooting death of 16-year-old Myron Jordan of Cairo  The Southern

Nearly two months later, no arrests have been made in connection to the shooting death of 16-year-old Myron Jordan of Cairo.

Mold forces major changes for Illinois school district  Southeast Missourian

MOUNDS, Ill. -- This time last year, the small boy sitting on the floor outside a classroom at Meridian High School, eyes downcast, pulling his arms out of his shirt ...

Struggling to survive: Once-booming Mounds looking to boost economic base  The Southern

MOUNDS — About 60 years ago, when he was a young child, one Mounds business owner's family traveled to that city for its clothing, food and other needs.

Wallace Bobo Jr. | Obituaries |  The Southern

MOUND CITY — Wallace Bobo Jr. died at 10:44 a.m. Monday, Nov. 30, 2015, in Union County Hospital in Anna.

Mandrell honored to be going into IBCA Hall of Fame  Journal Gazette and Times-Courier

By Mike Monahan. MOUNDS – Jeff Mandrell, a 1986 Oakland graduate and a Hindsboro native, grew up around sports as his dad, Dave Mandrell, was the ...

All 2015 honors recipients by high school | Education  The Southern

The Southern Illinoisan honored the region's top high-school graduates this past Tuesday at The Southern Illinoisan's 45th Annual Southern Illinois Society for ...

Schools now required to serve breakfast even if student is late  WSIL TV

MOUNDS -- More than 200 new Illinois laws took effect January 1st, several affecting education.

Mandrells' sibling rivalry doesn't extend to basketball court  The Southern

Jeff and Matt Mandrell have always been as close as brothers can be. Jeff, six years older than Matt, served as his younger brother's personal athletic tutor in ...

Vaughn was star on and off the court  The Southern

In early 1968, Charles “Chico” Vaughn, who died in October at the age of 73, was playing basketball for the Pittsburgh Pipers in the newly formed American ...

Southern high-school awardees include overcomers | Education  The Southern

CHRISTOPHER — Hayden Thorn Hall remembers the day back in fifth grade when he visited a friend's home.

Charlie "Chico" Vaughn, SIU's all-time leading scorer, dies of cancer  The Southern

CARBONDALE - Charlie "Chico" Vaughn, SIU's all-time leading scorer and the all-time leading male scorer in Illinois high school history, died earlier today at ...

Obituary: Raelen Bayless (11/22/09)  Southeast Missourian

Raelen J. Miller Bayless, 29, of Springfield, Ill., formerly of Villa Ridge, Ill., passed away at 5:13 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009, at her home. Raelen was born ...

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