Cruise Nights slated at RLC
INA -- It may be hard to find a parking spot at the Rend Lake College MarketPlace on the first Friday of every month now through October as the Kingsmen Auto Club of Mt. Vernon plans to fill every space with old and unique automobiles from across SouContinued ...
Local Heart Walk set for April 12
MT. VERNON -- Organizers are expecting 400 or more people to take part in this year's South Central Illinois Heart Walk, which raises money for the American Heart Association. The event will take place from 8 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. April 12 at Veterans MContinued ...
Fundraiser helps wounded heroes
WOODLAWN -- To Sgt. First Class Luke Hortenstine of the U.S. Army, the HOOAH Deer Hunt for Heroes program offers a vital source of mental healing for wounded soldiers. Hortenstine has been on multiple hunts and fishing trips through the program, andContinued ...
Collaboration raises awareness
MT. VERNON -- Raising awareness of child abuse is a year-round mission for area agencies. Jennifer Witzel, coordinator of the One Hope United Foster Grandparents program said the Child Abuse Awareness Walk on April 3, is a culmination of activities.Continued ...
Unemployment numbers stay steady
MT. VERNON -- Unemployment in Jefferson County remained steady at 9.1 percent from January, while the state unemployment also remained unchanged at 8.7 percent. "February's job numbers show that our economy continues to improve," said Jay Rowell, IllContinued ...
- Nominations sought for AHA awards
- NAACP to restart Youth Council
- Quilt and craft show planned
- Student Art Show opens
- Flood insurance rates spike
- Local NAACP Youth Council is reactivating
- Society to host Creole music
- Granada to screen 'The Love Bug'
- Dates set in case
- Sales tax receipts down
- Cruise Nights slated at RLC