Water main on the mend
Businesses in the 400 block of Broadway were affected by a 4-inch water main break that happened on Sunday night. According to Public Works Director Steve McCoy, crews worked around the clock to fix the leak and the roadway, while coordinating with the railroad and the Illinois Department of Transportation. The cast iron water line is scheduled for replacement within the next year, McCoy said.Continued ...
Knife show draws hundreds of collectors
MT. VERNON — Events like the annual Mt. Vernon Knife Show help to nurture in young people a greater appreciation for knives as collectible works of art, said organizer Larry Hancock.Continued ...
Register-News Halloween Bash a success
Close to 1,000 residents attended the Register-New Halloween Bash on Thursday.Continued ...
Rain doesn't dampen Halloween spirits
Children and adults alike found Halloween fun around Mt. Vernon despite the rainy weather.Continued ...
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- Retired school leaders honored
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- Dental Safari comes to Hall school
- Woodlawn man hits century mark
- Water main on the mend
NAACP to hold workshop
MT. VERNON -- The NAACP of Jefferson County is hosting a special workshop on the Affordable Care Act at 6:30 p.m. Dec. 9 at the Corinthian Missionary Baptist Church, 1026 Newby Ave. Organizers hope the event will help educate the public on the new heContinued ...
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Gregory Todd Brown, 50, of Belleville and formerly of Mt. Vernon, died 5:26 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 24, 2013, at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Belleville. He was born Monday, Feb. 25, 1963, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Ronald and Helma (Tacke) Brown. Gregory wasContinued ...
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Miller-Gray passes milestone mark
Demontez Miller-Gray may have a quiet demeanor, but his play on the football field has been doing some serious talking this season.Continued ...
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- Miller-Gray passes milestone mark
Quadruple amputee regains independence after tornado-related illness
Louella Aker survived a deadly tornado in southern Indiana last year with little more than a scratch, but the aftermath of the storm cost her all of her limbs and nearly took her life.Continued ...
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