Outdoor dining considered
MT. VERNON — The dream of the Downtown Mt. Vernon Development Corporation to see the District dotted with outdoor bistro dining areas is in danger of being “micromanaged” out of existence, according to Councilman David Wood.“This has been a goal of DContinued ...
Hospital settles fraud case
MARION — The parent company of Crossroads Community Hospital has settled a federal Medicare and Medicaid fraud case.Community Health Systems settled the court case for $97.2 million. The case was filed against CHS and its subsidiary hospitals nationwContinued ...
Pit bull mom and pups rescued by local group
MT. VERNON — A pit bull mom and her nine puppies now have a new lease on life thanks to the intervention of a newly licensed animal rescue group in Mt. Vernon.The dogs in question were within a few hours of being euthanized by Saline County Animal CoContinued ...
Speed limits investigated
MT. VERNON — A proposal to change the speed limit for a section of Veterans Memorial Drive has led to an investigation of the speed limit for the entire stretch of roadway.Monday, the City Council discussed an ordinance which would change the speed lContinued ...
Panzier bridge bid over estimate
CARBONDALE — Coming in at nearly $50,000 over the engineer’s estimate, Dees Construction Co. was awarded the winning bid for reconstruction of the Panzier Lane bridge.Officials of the Illinois Department of Transportation at the district office in CaContinued ...
- MVTHS breaks in new teachers
- IDOT calls for street changes
- MVTHS holds new teacher orientation
- Applications received for police chief
- Construction jobs approved
- Council talks speed limit
- Ina man sentenced on drug charge
- Annual 4-H BBQ Saturday
- JFPD starts building fund
- Support group may disband
- Outdoor dining considered