Volunteers gathered Thursday afternoon at the Park Avenue Baptist Church parsonage building to pack bags for the Nutrition on Weekends program. NOW provides food for students on long holiday weekends when school lunches and breakfasts are not available. The packing was to get ready for the three-day weekend coming up for President's Day. NOW is a partnership between the United Way of South Central Illinois, District 80 and the Park Avenue Food Pantry.Continued ...
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Rodney Warren, 64, of Texico, passed away 7:55 p.m Friday, Feb. 14, 2014, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon. He was born June 16, 1949, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Delbert and Eileen (Smith) Warren. Rodney is survived by his wife, Midge WaContinued ...
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