MT. VERNON — — Bishop Edward Braxton and priests of the Diocese of Belleville helped parishioners of St. Mary Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon with the dedication of their new worship center on Sunday afternoon. The bishop blessed a fountain of water and offered a prayer of dedication for the church, which was its near capacity of 180 on Sunday. The Rev. John Iffert is the current church pastor, which has been operating in Mt. Vernon for 147 years. Poettker Construction was the general contractor on the project.
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Grant applications available
MT. VERNON -- Applications for Schweinfurth Foundation grants are now available and being accepted by U.S. Bank, N.A. The Schweinfurth Foundation Trust was created by the late Dr. Carl Lincoln Schweinfurth, a Mt. Vernon native, philanthropist, educatContinued ...
Winter storm watch issued
MT. VERNON -- Southern Illinois is about to see its first measurable precipitation of the winter season starting this evening and continuing through the weekend. The National Weather Service in Paducah, Ky., has issued a winter storm watch covering JContinued ...
MVTHS report data won't change
MT. VERNON -- Mt. Vernon Township High School's 2012-2013 state test results will remain the same as what's listed in the district's School Report Card. Last month, Superintendent Michael Smith had questioned the accuracy of some of the Report Card dContinued ...
Santa to appear at Cedarhurst
MT. VERNON -- A family holiday event, Christmas with Santa will be held at Cedarhurst Center for the Arts. The program is part of the School Performing Arts series held at the facility, however, this is the first time a performance will be held in thContinued ...
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