Council seeking grants
MT. VERNON -- The city has submitted applications for work on the former armory building and to create a new industrial park. The Illinois Department of Natural Resources Park and Recreational Facility Construction Grant is rarely offered, but the tiContinued ...
Republican candidates compete
Editor's Note: This is the second profile of candidates running in contested races in Jefferson County for the March 18 Primary Election. Today, the Republican candidates for Jefferson County Sheriff are highlighted. MT. VERNON -- Three candidates arContinued ...
Teacher loses locks for cure
MT. VERNON -- A Jefferson County native is doing something unique on her birthday Saturday -- she's giving 18 inches of her hair for children's cancer research. Sarah (Dalby) Mason, the daughter of Russell and Debbie Dalby of Mt. Vernon, is among theContinued ...
Brehm Library to host author event Thursday
MT. VERNON -- Southern Illinois author Harry Spiller will speak about his new book, "Veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan," during a special presentation at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Brehm Library. The book includes interviews with 22 American veterans of thContinued ...
Program to focus on Howe
MT. VERNON -- The Jefferson County Historical Society will present an educational program on American abolitionist Julia Ward Howe at 2 p.m. March 15 at the Historical Village. Howe is perhaps best known as the author of "The Battle Hymn of the RepubContinued ...
- Local history program to shine spotlight on Julia Ward Howe
- Brehm Library to host author presentation
- MVTHS gears up for 'South Pacific'
- Polar Plunge draws a crowd to Rend Lake
- Council approves TIF agreements
- Democrat candidates compete
- Cancellations Tuesday, March 4
- City discusses TIF agreements
- JFPD gets $26K grant
- Council seeking grants