City discusses TIF agreements
MT. VERNON -- The council will be presented with seven Tax Increment Finance Redevelopment agreements on Monday. More than 12 projects were presented to the Downtown TIF Advisory Committee last week, but grant recommendations were not discussed at thContinued ...
JFPD gets $26K grant
MT. VERNON -- Jefferson Fire Protection District has received a $26,000 grant from the state's Small Equipment Grant Program. Mike Huntman, chief of the JFPD, said he applied for the grant by the October, 2013, deadline and was informed of the awardContinued ...
Rams fall to Orphans in finale
MT. VERNON -- Centralia hit 9-of-11 free throws in the final quarter and held off Mt. Vernon 47-46 on Friday night to claim a season sweep of the Rams. Free throws played an important role down the stretch when the Rams became impatient on offense anContinued ...
Physician's license on probation
CHICAGO -- A Mt. Vernon physician's license has been placed on probation. According to the monthly discipline report issued by the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation, the physician and surgical license of Dr. Craig Maskil haContinued ...
RLC hosts Warrior Showcase
INA -- The Rend Lake College Culinary Arts program is bringing back it's successful Warrior Showcase. This is the second year for the event, and will be held Thursdays and Fridays from March 20 to May 10 in the Student Center. Warrior Showcase is a sContinued ...
- Cop disciplines remain secret
- Leaf burning announced
- Man guilty of sex abuse
- Granada Matinee to show kids' film
- Granada to screen 'Gnomeo & Juliet' for Classic Kids' Matinee
- Police Academy graduates 31
- Schools to offer referendum
- LIHEAP funds available
- Electric bids ready to go
- New site promotes tourism
- City discusses TIF agreements