Dept. probes fires
MT. VERNON — For the second time in as many days, the Mt. Vernon Fire Department is investigating a suspicious fire.Assistant Fire Chief Kevin Sargent confirmed Wednesday the overnight fire in the 400 block of Forest Avenue is under investigation byContinued ...
National Night Out on Aug. 5
MT. VERNON — A community event that draws hundreds of community members will be held next month for the 14th consecutive year.National Night Out, a program that began in the mid 1980’s to promote involvement in crime prevention activities, will be heContinued ...
Four new teachers hired for District 80
Four new teachers have been hired to work at District 80 Schools starting in the fall. School officials say the staff changes will allow the district to maintain smaller class sizes at the Primary Center.Continued ...
Sen. Luechtefeld to host town hall meeting tonight
State Sen. Dave Luechtefeld, R-Okawville, is hosting a town hall meeting at 6 p.m. tonight at the Jefferson County Courthouse. The focus of the session will be the current state of Motor Fuel Tax funding and disbursement, as well as other fiscal issues like the capital spending legislation.Continued ...
City plan moving forward
MT. VERNON — The first meeting of the newly formed Comprehensive Plan committees is today, starting the process of updating the city’s plan for the future.“The Comprehensive Plan is a good way to map the future and a way to have accountability,” saidContinued ...
- Legion Post 141 falls at Centralia
- Geese, ducks causing park problems
- D-80 projects progress
- MVTHS authorizes rebidding process
- City clears up policies
- Construction closes South 34th
- Chief candidate pool to enlarge
- Fall Fest schedule released
- McClellan holds registration
- Third hand gives partner the count
- Dept. probes fires