Workers with Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc., hung Christmas lights at several intersections in downtown Mt. Vernon early Monday morning. Also present were employees of the Mt. Vernon Parks and Recreation Department. The Parks Department coordinated the project, which is conducted every year.Continued ...
Ben Terriet begins putting up Christmas decorations Friday with help from his father-in-law, Russell Robinson. Terriet said the weather was perfect to get the lights and decorations out and start getting the house ready for the Christmas season.Continued ...
Community Thanksgiving draws a crowd
MT. VERNON — Nearly 900 people turned up Thursday for the annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner hosted by Central Christian Church.Continued ...
Local woman honored by Toys for Kids
MT. VERNON — Toys for Kids of Jefferson County recognized a honorary elf.Continued ...
- Holiday tradition now in 17th year
- Candidates begin filing
- Artist Studio holds annual sale
- Bluford students learn about nutrition
- Third graders share holiday recipes
- Fire district secretary celebrates 30 years
- Christmas lights
County approves workmen's comp carrier
MT. VERNON -- The Illinois Public Risk Fund will remain Jefferson County's carrier for workmen's compensation insurance. The County Board held a special meeting Tuesday night, during which it voted to award bids for workmen's compensation and propertContinued ...
- MVTHS reviews tax levy
- Christmas Parade canceled
- History Society earns award
- County approves workmen's comp carrier
Pastor Donald L. Beckman
Pastor Donald L. Beckman, 81, of Mt. Vernon, died at 11:20 a.m. Friday, Dec. 6, 2013, at his home in Mt. Vernon, surrounded by family and cherished loved ones. He was born Jan. 19, 1932, in Worthington, Minn., a son of Bernard and Rose (Webber) BeckmContinued ...
- James R. Askew
- Martha "Janeice" Armes
- Virgil Paul Hunt
- James R. Askew
- Pastor Donald L. Beckman
VIDEO: How to carve a Thanksgiving turkey
Evan Lobel of Lobel's joins Martha Stewart and actor Roger Bart and teaches how to properly carve a turkey.Continued ...
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- VIDEO: How to carve a Thanksgiving turkey