Electric bids ready to go
MT. VERNON -- Four electric supply companies have put their intent to bid their services if the March 18 electric aggregation issue is approved by voters. According to Jeff Haarmann managing partner of Affordable Gas and Electric, the unincorporatedContinued ...
New site promotes tourism
MT. VERNON -- There's a new resource to find out what's going on, courtesy of the Tourism Department. "It's going to be a great thing not just for visitors to the area, but for the community as well," said tourism marketing executive Rachel Hunsell.Continued ...
Donating for a Cure
MT. VERNON -- The Casey Middle School "Pink Out Day" event Feb. 14 raised a total of $583 for the fight against breast cancer, said Principal Mary McGreer. McGreer presented the money Tuesday to a group of local women who will participate in the 60-mContinued ...
Downtown building tour set
MT. VERNON -- This year's Downtown After 5 Building Tour and Taste of Mt. Vernon event will be held from 5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. April 17 at the Mt. Vernon Elks Lodge, 1107 Jordan St. Organizers say interest in the program has continued to grow over timeContinued ...
Food pantry receives $2,500 donation
MT. VERNON -- A member of Park Avenue Baptist Church, Laura Seidel, looked no further than across the church parking lot when selecting a non-profit organization as a benefactor of a national program. Monsanto Company selected Seidel in a random drawContinued ...
- Police officers disciplined
- Hot off the grill!
- Building Tour and Taste of Mt. Vernon set for April 17
- Council discusses pension issue
- County books 140 detainees in January
- Shelter gets fire protection
- Kehrer advised of all charges
- Credit card policy on hold
- Polar Plunge planned
- Health, career fair set
- Electric bids ready to go