Fire district secretary celebrates 30 years
MT. VERNON — To Eloise Morris of Mt. Vernon, working as the office secretary for the Jefferson Fire Protection District is an “ideal job.”Continued ...
Boy Scouts collect food for local pantries
MT. VERNON — This year's Scouting for Food effort in Mt. Vernon has collected more than 2,800 nonperishable food items for local pantries in need.Continued ...
RLC promotes recycling with scavenger hunt
MT. VERNON — For Rend Lake College student Bresley Kerans, taking part in Friday's Sustainability Scavenger Hunt at the local Walmart proved to be an eye-opening experience.Continued ...
Independent Silver Band holds concert
The Independent Silver Band held a special free concert Thursday night at the First United Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon. The show featured Master Sgt. Jay Niepoetter, a clarinetist with “The President's Own” United States Marine Band. The Independent Silver Band performs throughout the region. It replicates the sound and look of the original ISB group, which existed in Mt. Vernon between 1884 and 1889.Continued ...
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- Fire district secretary celebrates 30 years
Driver charged in fatal accident
MCLEANSBORO -- The driver of the crash near McLeansboro that killed five people recently has been charged in Hamilton Circuit Court. According to reports, Darrell Delong, 49, of Collinsville, was arrested on Thursday on one count of reckless homicideContinued ...
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- Driver charged in fatal accident
Donald Beckman, 81, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 11:20 a.m., Friday, Dec. 6 at his home in Mt. Vernon. Arrangements are pending and are entrusted to the care of Hughey Funeral Home where you may call 242-3348 or visit www.hugheyfuneralhome1969.com fContinued ...
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- Donald Beckman
VIDEO: Smithsonian makes 3D imaging push
The Smithsonian Institution is launching a new 3D scanning and printing initiative to make more artifacts accessible to schools, researchers and the public worldwide.Continued ...
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