DMDC Street Scape
Construction workers of DePew and Owens, based in Centralia, work on the 200 block of South Ninth Street. The work is part of the city's Street Scape project. Workers recently completed the east side of the street, with the project extending from Harrison Street to Jordan Avenue.Continued ...
Summit offers hope to parolees
MT. VERNON — For Mt. Vernon resident Brian Shirrell the Summit of Hope expo held Tuesday at the Rolland W. Lewis Community Building provided him with the needed tools to help younger men and women who are at risk to commit crimes.Continued ...
Veteran's Day salute
The Village of Waltonville held a Veteran’s Day Parade on Monday. Residents came out to show their support for the veterans and enjoy the parade, which included floats, politicians, school bands, antique cars and tractors and veterans organizations.Continued ...
Foundation honors three alumni
Mt. Vernon High School Foundation held its annual alumni dinner on Saturday night at the Holiday Inn.Continued ...
- United Way salutes The Amy Center
- Ribbon cutting held for Casey expansion
- November proclaimed Adoption Month
- Makeup tutorial held at Brehm Library
- Water main on the mend
- Knife show draws hundreds of collectors
- DMDC Street Scape
Snow blankets entire region
MT. VERNON -- As predicted, a major winter storm has produced a blanket of snow in Jefferson County, causing headaches for motorists, and postponing or canceling many local events. All Jefferson County schools were closed late Thursday night after slContinued ...
- Driver charged in fatal accident
- Capital projects underway
- Readers submit photos
- Snow blankets entire region
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 ...
- Beulah Scarbrough
- Bill Mayo, Jr.
- Charles Jones
- Maxine Horton
- Donald Beckman
The myth that Christmas season starts earlier every year
It's the kind of jump-the-gun October ad that brings the same excuse, year after year: "This may SEEM a little premature to you - but it really is NOT . . . " Ah, yes: It's once again the time of year when retail giants begin their insistent reminders that there are "not many days left in which to do your Christmas buying."Continued ...
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- The myth that Christmas season starts earlier every year