Building Tour and Taste of Mt. Vernon set for April 17
This year's Downtown After 5 Building Tour and Taste of Mt. Vernon event will be held at 5:30 p.m. April 17 at the Elks Lodge, 1107 Jordan St.Continued ...
Council discusses pension issue
MT. VERNON -- The city council discussed the unfunded pension liabilities in the Police and Firefighters Pension funds, agreeing reform must come from Springfield to fix the problems. "We have very little control of these pensions at the local level,Continued ...
County books 140 detainees in January
MT. VERNON -- Jefferson County's Justice Center booked 140 prisoners during January, according to Sheriff Roger Mulch. Mulch released his monthly report at last week's Public Safety Committee meeti ng. The total number of those booked include those pContinued ...
Shelter gets fire protection
MT. VERNON -- Following a recommendation from Animal Control Shelter Supervisor Martin Boykin, the Jefferson County Board approved the purchase and maintenance of fire extinguishers for the shelter. Campbell Fire & Safety submitted a quote to the PubContinued ...
Kehrer advised of all charges
During a video conference on Friday, 47-year-old Sammy Kehrer of Mt. Vernon was formally advised of the charges filed against him. Kehrer was formally charged with three counts of first-degree murder on Thursday in connection with a stabbing incidenContinued ...
- Credit card policy on hold
- Polar Plunge planned
- Health, career fair set
- Polar Plungers event set for March 1
- Man charged in stabbing
- New claims policy tabled
- Ten people sentenced to prison
- Family Center plans Black History Month celebration
- Library hosts special Lincoln program
- Southtown Family Center plans Black History Month celebration
- Building Tour and Taste of Mt. Vernon set for April 17