MT. VERNON — — Mt. Vernon Township High School students donated $500 to Toys for Kids of Jefferson County. Students from FFA, Family, Career and Community Leaders of America, Future Business Leaders of America, Skills USA, and Health Occupation Students of America worked to collect the funds. Registration for Toys for Kids is ongoing and will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday at the Toys for Kids headquarters at Times Square Mall; from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27; and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. The toy giveaway will be held Friday, Dec. 7, and Toys for Kids volunteers are asking that parents or guardians do not bring their children to pick up the toys.
TESA GLASS/REGISTER-NEWS Two vehicles collided at about 1:15 p.m. Friday afternoon at the intersection of Illinois Highway 37 and Dix-Irvington Road. The vehicles, driven by Carolyn Chambers, 77, of Centralia; and Timothy Durham, 43; received major dContinued ...
County votes on aggregation
Editor's Note: This is the fifth story featuring candidates and referendum in Jefferson County for the March 18 Primary Election. Today the electric aggregation referendum is highlighted. MT. VERNON -- The question of whether electric aggregation wilContinued ...
Retailers eye store closures
MT. VERNON -- Two major retailers -- with local stores in Mt. Vernon -- announced this week they are closing a number of locations due to a sluggish market. Staples became the second major chain to announce mass closing of stores on Thursday, joiningContinued ...
MVTHS mock trial team preps for state
MT. VERNON -- Members of the newly resurrected mock trial team at Mt. Vernon Township High School took part in a special practice session Thursday afternoon to prepare for their first state tournament this weekend in Champaign. The session took placeContinued ...
MVTHS mock trial team prepares for state competition
The Mt. Vernon Township High School mock trial team held a special practice at the Jefferson County Courthouse Thursday to prepare for this weekend's state tournament.Continued ...
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