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Quality Care For Children sponsors food programs at two Cairo child care centers

July 7, 2021

Quality Care For Children announced Tuesday that it is adding eight new child care programs, including two in Cairo, to its U.S. Department of Agriculture-sponsored Child and Adult Care Food Program. The program provides a way to help child care providers deliver a better-quality food program and assist children living in food insecure homes with…

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City leaders ask for respect for others when using fireworks

June 30, 2021

Cairo City Councilmen said Monday night they are receiving complaints from city residents about fireworks being fired within the city limits at night and they want the public to know the laws regulating fireworks. Under state law, fireworks may be used any day between 10 a.m. and 11:59 p.m. unless a local ordinance restricts the…

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New laws take effect on July 1

June 30, 2021

By Dave Williams Bureau Chief Capitol Beat News Service The controversial election bill the Republican-controlled General Assembly passed in March garnered the most publicity by far of anything lawmakers did during this year’s session. But the legislature approved a host of other bills during 40 days under the Gold Dome covering a variety of issues…

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