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.
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Grant applications available
MT. VERNON -- Applications for Schweinfurth Foundation grants are now available and being accepted by U.S. Bank, N.A. The Schweinfurth Foundation Trust was created by the late Dr. Carl Lincoln Schweinfurth, a Mt. Vernon native, philanthropist, educatContinued ...
Winter storm watch issued
MT. VERNON -- Southern Illinois is about to see its first measurable precipitation of the winter season starting this evening and continuing through the weekend. The National Weather Service in Paducah, Ky., has issued a winter storm watch covering JContinued ...
MVTHS report data won't change
MT. VERNON -- Mt. Vernon Township High School's 2012-2013 state test results will remain the same as what's listed in the district's School Report Card. Last month, Superintendent Michael Smith had questioned the accuracy of some of the Report Card dContinued ...
Santa to appear at Cedarhurst
MT. VERNON -- A family holiday event, Christmas with Santa will be held at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts. The program is part of the School Performing Arts series held at the facility, however, this is the first time a performance will be held in thContinued ...
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