MT. VERNON — — Bearded Lady Tattoo Parlor owner Chris Quidgeon presented Relay for Life Staff Partner Tavia Vasicek with a donation of $2,000 on Thursday. The funds were raised between Quidgeon’s three businesses, Bearded Lady in Mt. Vernon, Daddyos in Centralia and the Evermore Gallery in Edwardsville. The Relay for Life of Jefferson County kickoff will be held from 5:30 to 7 p.m. Feb. 21 at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in the Mother Odelia Room, Vasicek said, and the annual event will be held June 14 at Mt. Vernon Township High School.
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
MT. VERNON — The theme for this year’s fundraising campaign for United Way of South Central Illinois has been announced.“Change for Change” has been selected as the theme of this year’s campaign, which will kick off at the Living Color, Live United fContinued ...
MVTHS gears up for semester
MT. VERNON — Mt. Vernon Township High School will once again offer online registration for returning students to help streamline the process and make it more convenient for parents.In-person registration dates will still be held at MVTHS on Aug. 6, 7Continued ...
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- Gold Wing Rally to visit
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- 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
- Three new teachers are hired for MVTHS
- D-80 hires new teachers
- Alleged arsonist pleads innocent