MT. VERNON — Mt. Vernon Fire Department personnel responded to a report of a structure fire at 11:26 a.m. at 423 15th St. A caller reported smoke coming from a front window. Jefferson Fire Protection District, Mt. Vernon Fire Department, Litton Ambulance and Ameren Illinois also responded to the scene. Additional information will be available in Tuesday's Register-News
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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.
Boil order for Jefferson County lifted
A boil-water order issued for all of Jefferson County as a result of a water main break at Rend Lake Conservancy District has been lifted.
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- Weather-related cancellations