Mt. Vernon Register-News


November 1, 2013

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Norman Moss, superintendent of Wagner Electric Corp., today announced that the organization, now beginning in its sixth year in Mt. Vernon, has a total of 355 men on the payroll.

Ozark Air Lines served 502 passengers at Mt. Vernon-Outland Airport during the month of October.

A 52-yard Mark Smith to Joe Burns touchdown pass with 1:02 remaining, powered the visiting Centralia Orphans to a 12-6 victory over Mt. Vernon Rams last night.

Mt. Vernon Greyhound Bus Station manager Mark Sheets plans to lock his doors at the end of the business day today in the wake of the nationwide strike that began.

Voters in the Rome Grade School district Tuesday rejected a $550,000 bond issue to pay for six new classrooms and cafeteria expansion by a 216-172 margin.

Voters in the Woodlawn High School district even more emphatically rejected two referendums, one to increase the taxes by 10 cents per $100 valuation for operations and maintenance, the other to add 50 cents per $100 valuation to the education fund tax rate. The first failed, 439-260; the second failed 439-256.

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