Watchdog group formed
MT. VERNON -- A government watchdog group has formed to increase awareness of public issues. Concerned Citizens of Jefferson County, Ltd., is under the leadership of president Dan Black, and includes Don Bounds, Jim Rippy, Vickie York, Robert Shaw anContinued ...
Food poisoning suspected
MT. VERNON -- The Jefferson County Health Department is investigating a possible outbreak of food poisoning which happened April 6. Health Department Administrator Mark Stevens declined to give the location where the outbreak occurred. He said the deContinued ...
Career Fair helps educate area students
MT. VERNON -- For Sesser veterinarian John Spence, the best part of Friday's Career Fair at Mt. Vernon Township High School was how it gave kids a "real world" perspective on different professions. Too often, students have an unrealistic view of whatContinued ...
Mall spaces filling up
MT. VERNON -- Another new tenant has been announced for the rejuvenated Times Square Mall and two more businesses are likely to occupy space in the strip mall east of Wendy's. Sansone Group and Pine Tree Commercial Realty, LLC -- the mall's owners --Continued ...
Reward offered in armed robbery
Staff Report MT. VERNON -- Jefferson County Crime Stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to the arrest of the person or persons responsible for the armed robbery at the Dollar General Store on South 10th Street earlier this week. The rContinued ...
- Benefit set for teacher
- 'Happy Feet' fundraising begins
- D-80 OKs staff changes
- County receives road funds
- District 80 approves several staff changes
- Marrow screening planned
- Newell trial date set
- Circus set for April 19
- Students earn scholarships
- D-80 eyes maintenance
- Watchdog group formed