Jefferson Fire Protection District was called to put out a field fire in the 15000 block of North County Farm Lane about 10:30 a.m. Thursday morning. The fire is suspected to have been caused by a cigarette being thrown out of a vehicle, then fanned by the windy weather conditions. According to JFPD Chief Mike Huntman, residents should not do any burning outside at this time. "Not only is throwing a butt out the window illegal in Illinois now, but fires can happen," Huntman said.Continued ...
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Democrat candidates compete
Editor's Note: This is the first profile of candidates running in contested races in Jefferson County for the March 18 Primary Election. Today, the Democrat candidates for Jefferson County Sheriff are highlighted. MT. VERNON -- Three candidates areContinued ...
- Cancellations Tuesday, March 4
- City discusses TIF agreements
- Democrat candidates compete
Terry Glen Friedman, 55, of Mt. Vernon, passed away Friday, Feb, 7, 2014. Memorial services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Feb, 28, at Hopewell Cemetery, rural Jefferson County. Terry FriedmanContinued ...
- Hershel Campbell
- Lamarianna Williams
- Freda Joy
- Audrey Wegner
- Terry Friedman
3 apps to help you succeed this semester
With most schools around the country back in session, the time has come to get organized for the semester. These three apps will help students manage time, tasks and succeed in class.Continued ...
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- 3 apps to help you succeed this semester