MT. VERNON — — On Monday Judge Tim Neubauer swore in four new CASA advocates. From left, are: John M., Kathleen R., Judge Neubauer, Amy M., and Jim H. Each new advocate is required to pass a background check, participate in a 30-hour pre-service training course and agree to stay with a case until it is closed (a year and a half on average). If you are interested in becoming an advocate contact Becky at 204-5453.
County Board calls last minute meeting
The Jefferson County Board has called a special meeting for 7:30 p.m. tonight in the county board room of the Jefferson County Courthouse.Continued ...
MVTHS to hold pre-bid meeting
Mt. Vernon Township High School is holding a pre-bid meeting at 10 a.m. today at the MVTHS auditorium regarding the upcoming rebidding of the new school's construction.Continued ...
Alleged arsonist pleads innocent
MT. VERNON — A Mt. Vernon man being held on arson charges pleaded not guilty in court on Tuesday.Alec K. McLaughlin, 21, of the 1000 block of South 22nd Street, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and proceeded to arraignment before Judge EricContinued ...
Deer hunting changes released
MT. VERNON — Jefferson County has been removed from the 2014-15 late-winter antlerless-only deer hunting season.“Solid science is the basis of our deer program,” said Marc Miller, director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. “These changContinued ...
Bridge letting Aug. 1
MT. VERNON — When the Panzier Lane bridge collapsed in September 2013, Highway Engineer Brandon Simmons said it would take about a year for repairs to begin.After the Highway Committee approved the federal engineering agreement for the bridge to be rContinued ...
- United Way selects theme
- MVTHS gears up for semester
- Clinical trial proves positive
- Gold Wing Rally to visit
- Republic adjusts first bill
- Gold Wing Rally arrives this week
- MVTHS debates builder's insurance
- City branding consultant returns
- RLCD appointment ineligible
- MVTHS Board to discuss builders risk insurance
- County Board calls last minute meeting