Church presents Living Christmas Tree
MT. VERNON -- The seventh annual Living Christmas Tree concert will be held this weekend. Each year, Park Avenue Baptist Church begins a three month preparation for the concert. The 28-foot tree structure, decorated with twinkling lights, bows and aContinued ...
Two injuredin car accident
A couple from Kansas City, Kan., were injured during a single-vehicle accident early Sunday morning. According to the Illinois State Police, Charlie Taylor Jr., 62, was at the 86 mile post on Interstate 57 going north when Taylor told police he fellContinued ...
Secretary of State Police hold parking sting in Mt. Vernon
The Illinois Secretary of State Police Saturday held a parking sting in Mt. Vernon to crack down on violators of the Parking Program for Persons with Disabilities.Continued ...
UMCH gears up for Live Nativity
MT. VERNON -- The United Methodist Children's Home will hold its annual Live Nativity and Festival of Trees from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Dec. 6. Bobby Mooney, spiritual life and volunteer coordinator for UMCH, said the celebration is not only one of the hoContinued ...
American Cancer Society benefits from 5K
BLUFORD -- Funds for the American Cancer Society will be raised through the Star of Bethlehem 5K race on Dec. 7. During the inaugural race, runners will contribute to the Jefferson County Relay For Life program. Stacy Hulbert, the captain of Team LifContinued ...
- Map finalized for ROE merger
- Council talks tax levy
- Map finalized for Regional Office of Education merger
- Santa appearing at Veterans Park
- Jingle Bell Run/Walk to be held
- Dinner For All
- Rates released for new Aquatic Zoo
- Community Thanksgiving Dinner held at Primary Center
- Lanes open on Interstate
- Honorary Elf
- Church presents Living Christmas Tree