Homer Marvel, manager of the theaters here for 24 years, died last night after a long illness.
A Mt. Vernon resident, Fred Stull, lost 37 one hundred dollar bills yesterday and thanked his lucky stars an honest man found the bills he lost.
Tomorrow is school board election day in Mt. Vernon and for the Rend Lake college district.
Mark Terry, making his first run for elected office, won a set on the Mt. Vernon city council Tuesday.
Gov. Jim Edgar climbed behind the wheel of a two-story earth-moving machine to break ground for Jent Factory Outlet Mall.