Mt. Vernon Register-News

January 9, 2014

District 80 classes canceled Thursday due to power outage


Register-News

MT. VERNON — — Classes were canceled Thursday for District 80 schools due to a power outage that affected Casey Middle School.

Early Thursday morning, both Casey Middle School and J.L. Buford Intermediate Education Center were without power. Electricity was restored at Buford that morning, but Casey was still without power. For that reason, Superintendent Mike Green decided to cancel classes for the day for District 80

Ameren Illinois crews were still working on the outage problem late Thursday morning.

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