Lizzy the Lizzard from the Magic School Bus visited children at Bumblebee Learning Center on Thursday to get them ready for the book fair, which will be held through next week. The theme of the event is "Reading Gives Us Super Powers" and teachers and staff dressed as their favorite super heroes to celebrate reading.TESA GLASS/REGISTER-NEWS
RLC Board appoints two Title III employees
The Rend Lake College Board of Trustees Tuesday appointed two new employees whose positions are being funded by a Title III Pathways to Success in Health Careers grant.Continued ...
History Society earns award
MT. VERNON -- The Jefferson County Historical Society was awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the Illinois Association of Museums. The award was presented in October for the "A Day in the Life of a Prairie Child" program, which has gained in popContinued ...
Lady Rams topple Orphan Annies
CENTRALIA -- Defense wins championships. The Lady Rams served notice on Tuesday it would not relinquish its South Seven Conference title without a fight, taking a 40-34 conference victory over arch-rival Centralia. It was the first time the Lady RamsContinued ...
County approves workmen's comp carrier
MT. VERNON -- The Illinois Public Risk Fund will remain Jefferson County's carrier for workmen's compensation insurance. The County Board held a special meeting Tuesday night, during which it voted to award bids for workmen's compensation and propertContinued ...
MVTHS reviews tax levy
MT. VERNON -- The Mt. Vernon Township High School Finance Committee Monday reviewed the district's tax levy for 2013, which seeks a 7.91 percent increase over the prior year. In November, the tentative levy showing this increase was approved by the MContinued ...
- Christmas Parade canceled
- History Society earns award
- MVTHS Finance Committee reviews tax levy
- Area road conditions improve
- Bid opening set for Thursday
- Accident on Broadway
- Equipment failures frustrate road crews
- Weather-related cancellations
- MUSICALLY SPEAKING
- Weekly Record
- RLC Board appoints two Title III employees