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.Continued ...
Officials urge residents to stay off roads
The Mt. Vernon Emergency Management Agency is urging residents to refrain from travel if possible due to weather conditions.Continued ...
CASA advocate for abused children
MT. VERNON — An organization that impacts the community has been recognized by United Way of South Central Illinois.Continued ...
Winter storm watch issued
MT. VERNON — Southern Illinois is about to see its first measurable precipitation of the winter season starting this evening and continuing through the weekend.Continued ...
- Holiday Lunch served
- Christmas lights
- Christmas decorating
- Community Thanksgiving draws a crowd
- Local woman honored by Toys for Kids
- Holiday tradition now in 17th year
- Snow blankets entire region
District 80 to be audited by the state
District 80 will be audited soon by the Illinois State Board of Education and school officials say the process is normal and not a cause for concern.Continued ...
- Gas leak resolved at First United Methodist Church
- District 80 adopts tax levy
- Granada to host 'Grinch' cartoon
- District 80 to be audited by the state
Marcena "Bobbie" Riddle, 93, of Mt. Vernon, died 5:34 a.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was born Monday, Sept. 20, 1920, in Woodlawn, the daughter of Elbert "Bert" Riddle and Harriet "Hattie" (Coates) RiddContinued ...
- Richard Hopper
- Carl Dyel
- John Horan
- Otha Boykin
- Bobbie Riddle
Lady Rams knock off Annies
Defense wins championships.
The Lady Rams served notice on Tuesday it would not relinquish its South Seven Conference title without a fight, taking a 40-34 conference victory over arch-rival Centralia.Continued ...
- Rams travel to Mascoutah
- Rams try to refocus after winter weather
- Lady Devils stifle Woodlawn
- Lady Rams knock off Annies
VIDEO: The world's worst 'selfie' snaps
People have been taking the "selfie" trend to the extreme, snapping pictures of themselves at the worst times and in the worst places. One girl, who took a photo of herself with a bridge jumper in the background, may just top the list.Continued ...
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