MT. VERNON — Eleven students from the Summersville Grade School seventh and eighth grade math RtI class went Christmas shopping Friday for two children from the Christian Social Services Angel Tree. The students raised funds by holding a bake sale during the school parent/teacher weekend, and raised about $160 to spend on gifts. Tyler Lane, Zachery Stephens and Cody Young were among the students shopping for the boy gifts, while Hannah Myers, Kylie Wilcox, Chanel Hall and Kayce Johnson look for clothes and toys for the girl. As a gift to the students, Litton Ambulance treated the students to lunch at Bandana’s on Friday as part of the shopping trip.
County Board calls last minute meeting
The Jefferson County Board has called a special meeting for 7:30 p.m. tonight in the county board room of the Jefferson County Courthouse.Continued ...
MVTHS to hold pre-bid meeting
Mt. Vernon Township High School is holding a pre-bid meeting at 10 a.m. today at the MVTHS auditorium regarding the upcoming rebidding of the new school's construction.Continued ...
Alleged arsonist pleads innocent
MT. VERNON — A Mt. Vernon man being held on arson charges pleaded not guilty in court on Tuesday.Alec K. McLaughlin, 21, of the 1000 block of South 22nd Street, waived his right to a preliminary hearing and proceeded to arraignment before Judge EricContinued ...
Deer hunting changes released
MT. VERNON — Jefferson County has been removed from the 2014-15 late-winter antlerless-only deer hunting season.“Solid science is the basis of our deer program,” said Marc Miller, director of the Illinois Department of Natural Resources. “These changContinued ...
Bridge letting Aug. 1
MT. VERNON — When the Panzier Lane bridge collapsed in September 2013, Highway Engineer Brandon Simmons said it would take about a year for repairs to begin.After the Highway Committee approved the federal engineering agreement for the bridge to be rContinued ...
- United Way selects theme
- MVTHS gears up for semester
- Clinical trial proves positive
- Gold Wing Rally to visit
- Republic adjusts first bill
- Gold Wing Rally arrives this week
- MVTHS debates builder's insurance
- City branding consultant returns
- RLCD appointment ineligible
- MVTHS Board to discuss builders risk insurance
- County Board calls last minute meeting