Rams rock Breese Central
Road closed due to gas leak
The Mt. Vernon Fire Department Wednesday afternoon barricaded a portion of 12th Street at First United Methodist Church due to a gas leak. The leak was caused by snow and ice falling from the church's roof and striking a gas meter.Continued ...
RLC Board appoints two Title III employees
The Rend Lake College Board of Trustees Tuesday appointed two new employees whose positions are being funded by a Title III Pathways to Success in Health Careers grant.Continued ...
History Society earns award
MT. VERNON -- The Jefferson County Historical Society was awarded a Certificate of Excellence from the Illinois Association of Museums. The award was presented in October for the "A Day in the Life of a Prairie Child" program, which has gained in popContinued ...
Lady Rams topple Orphan Annies
CENTRALIA -- Defense wins championships. The Lady Rams served notice on Tuesday it would not relinquish its South Seven Conference title without a fight, taking a 40-34 conference victory over arch-rival Centralia. It was the first time the Lady RamsContinued ...
County approves workmen's comp carrier
MT. VERNON -- The Illinois Public Risk Fund will remain Jefferson County's carrier for workmen's compensation insurance. The County Board held a special meeting Tuesday night, during which it voted to award bids for workmen's compensation and propertContinued ...
- MVTHS reviews tax levy
- Christmas Parade canceled
- History Society earns award
- MVTHS Finance Committee reviews tax levy
- Area road conditions improve
- Bid opening set for Thursday
- Accident on Broadway
- Equipment failures frustrate road crews
- Weather-related cancellations
- MUSICALLY SPEAKING
- Road closed due to gas leak