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.
In an article regarding the Rend Lake Conservancy District appointment, the River Conservancy Act was cited indicating the Jefferson County Board’s advice and consent was necessary for the appointment being made at this time. According to informationContinued ...
Cove Connection helps local parents
MT. VERNON — The Cove Connection Community Parenting Group will begin its next round of mentoring classes Aug. 5, and local parents still have time to sign up for the next session.Organizers say the free program is open to any Mt. Vernon area parentsContinued ...
County finds salt supplier
MT. VERNON — A national salt shortage has left many county engineers in Southern Illinois scrambling for supplies.A special meeting of the Jefferson County Board was held Thursday night to address the issue.County Engineer Brandon Simmons explained CContinued ...
Farrington school pursues Internet upgrade
BLUFORD — Farrington Grade School is upgrading to a wireless Internet system as part of a two-phase project to improve educational opportunities for students.The ongoing effort involves the district moving from a T1 line system to a wireless system.Continued ...
Farrington Grade School pursues Internet upgrade
Farrington Grade School is upgrading to a wireless Internet system to improve network speeds and offer more learning opportunities for students.Continued ...
- Cove Connection to begin next round of parenting classes
- Collins appointed to RLCD
- Chophouse to hit one year mark
- Christmas inthe Park revived
- MVTHS holds pre-bid meeting
- County Board calls last minute meeting
- MVTHS to hold pre-bid meeting
- Hummingbirds banded for research
- Alleged arsonist pleads innocent
- Deer hunting changes released