MT. VERNON — — About 250 people attended the Men Cooking for CASA [Court Appointed Special Advocates] event Saturday evening at the Holiday Inn, tasting dishes made by 38 chefs. Ryan Swan was the winner of the main dish with salami and mozzarella with basil aioli. Adam Blackward was named the appetizer winner with bacon wrapped Chorizo stuffed dates. Doug Hester was voted to have the best soup, a chicken poblano corn chowder. Drew Johnson’s bread pudding with butter rum sauce was voted the best dessert. The Peoples Choice Award went to the team of Troy Heitmeyer and Tony Mezo for smoked beef briskets and barbeque baked beans. Chad Curd had the best table decorations, according to a people’s vote. The winners will receive engraved gold skillets, according to CASA Executive Director Becky Whisenhunt. A live auction and silent auction was also held.
Cedarhurst set to host Family Day
MT. VERNON -- Family Day at Cedarhurst will be a curious event. Curiosity Day at Cedarhurst will be held from 1 to 4 p.m. on April 26, with Curious George and The Man With the Yellow Hat. "This will be the fourth year we've done the Family Day partneContinued ...
Water rate hike revisited
MT. VERNON -- The city council revisited a proposed water rate hike, now including information on a 3.3 percent increase. "It's clear a 3 percent increase technically isn't adequate to meet the financial policy," Councilman David Wood said. "A 1.8 peContinued ...
Local woman convicted
BENTON -- A Mt. Vernon woman has been convicted by a jury on federal drug charges. Following a two-day trial in Benton, Julia Ann Snow, 52, was convicted on all five counts in a federal indictment, according to Stephen R. Wigginton, U.S. Attorney forContinued ...
Central Christian Church helps serve community
MT. VERNON -- More than 600 volunteers took part in the April 12 Central Serve Day organized by Central Christian Church. As part of the new program, members completed a variety of service projects that day throughout Mt. Vernon, including some much-Continued ...
Good Friday service planned
MT. VERNON -- The Jefferson County Ministerial Association will present a special Community Good Friday Service at 12:15 p.m. Friday at the Good Samaritan Regional Health Center Chapel in Mt. Vernon. Organizers say the format of the service will be sContinued ...
- Chaplain given special assignment
- City part of state bike plan
- Ride for Rylan slated
- Central Christian Church volunteers serve the community
- Community Good Friday Service to be held at Good Samaritan
- Officials confirm 1 case of norovirus
- Council considers rate hike
- Local school raises money for heart health
- MVTHS eyes high gas bill
- County multiplier announced
- Cedarhurst set to host Family Day