MT. VERNON — — Third grade students received cheers and support from their fellow students at the District 80 Primary Center on Friday during an Illinois State Achievement Test parade and pep rally. In addition, Mt. Vernon Township High School cheerleaders performed for them, and Principal Shannon Marler encouraged every student to "do your best" on the tests, which will be held next week.
MVTHS eyes new school tech plan
MT. VERNON — Mt. Vernon Township High School officials hope to award bids this November to equip the new proposed school with technology.At this point, the district’s technology budget for the new campus is between $2 million and $2.5 million.The $2.Continued ...
Horse Creek Music Fest set for Sept. 27
BLUFORD — The 10th Annual Horse Creek Country Music Fest will be held from 5 p.m. to midnight Sept. 27, and organizers are expecting a crowd of 400 to 450 people to attend.Billie Jo Prosise, a co-organizer, said the festival has grown tremendously siContinued ...
City responds to controversy
MT. VERNON — The city has issued a response to concerns cited by residents about a retaining wall on South 42nd Street which has fallen and who is responsible for its repair.“As stewards of taxpayer’s dollars, the City of Mt. Vernon has a responsibilContinued ...
Horse Creek Country Music Fest set for Sept. 27
The 10th Annual Horse Creek Country Music Fest will be held from 6 p.m. to midnight Sept. 27 at Bill May's house, located on North Lorraine Lane outside Bluford.Continued ...
MVTHS approves tentative budget
MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon Township High School Board of Education Monday approved a tentative fiscal year 2015 budget that is projected to be balanced at this time.Even so, Superintendent Michael Smith pointed out a troubling trend in terms of declContinued ...
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- Deichman named Mt. Vernon police chief
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- Council urged to fix wall
- Deichman named police chief
- Speaker named
- MVTHS moves forward on logo
- D-80 hires new teachers and staff
- MVTHS moves ahead with logo project
- Green to retire from D-80
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