MT VERNON — A boil-water order has been issued by the city of Mt. Vernon for the 1600 block of Main Street and the 18th Street and Water Works Road until further notice.
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Road closed due to gas leak
The Mt. Vernon Fire Department Wednesday afternoon barricaded a portion of 12th Street at First United Methodist Church due to a gas leak. The leak was caused by snow and ice falling from the church's roof and striking a gas meter.
All Jefferson County schools are closed
A list of cancellations that have been received at this time:
Illinois Route 15 west closed
Illinois Department of Transportation officials have closed Illinois Route 15, due to high water.
Mt. Vernon man killed in accident
MT. VERNON — A Mt. Vernon man was killed in a single vehicle accident early this morning after striking a deer.
Area schools have announced early dismissal due to weather.
Rend Lake Classes cancelled
Rend Lake College has cancelled classes for Thursday, Feb. 21.
Bank robbery reported at Mt. Vernon Fifth Third Bank
Mt. Vernon police responded to a report of a bank robbery at the Fifth Third Bank at 2711 Broadway at about 11 a.m. Saturday.
Boil order issued
A boil-water order has been issued by the city of Mt. Vernon.
Woodlawn bank robbed
An armed robber allegedly threatened employees and customers at the Community First Bank in Woodlawn on Tuesday afternoon.
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