Officials confirm 1 case of norovirus
MT. VERNON -- Officials of the Jefferson County Health Department say they have received one confirmed lab result of norovirus as a result of its ongoing investigating into a possible food borne illness outbreak. The health department first started rContinued ...
Council considers rate hike
MT. VERNON -- The City Council is considering a water rate increase for the upcoming year. The council met Tuesday to discuss portions of the upcoming budget, which will cover the fiscal year beginning on May 1. Under the public utilities operating bContinued ...
Local school raises money for heart health
MT. VERNON -- For Summersville Grade School math teacher Keyma Mount, participating in this past weekend's South Central Illinois Heart Walk had a very special significance. Mount's daughter, Macy, was born Dec. 4, 2013, with a congenital heart defecContinued ...
MVTHS eyes high gas bill
MT. VERNON -- An unusually high natural gas bill sparked a great deal of concern at Monday afternoon's meeting of the Mt. Vernon Township High School Finance Committee. The bill in question, for roughly $29,000, was for the month of February 2014. ItContinued ...
County multiplier announced
MT. VERNON -- Jefferson County has been issued a tentative property assessment equalization factor of 1.0287, according to Brian Hamer, director of the Illinois Department of Revenue. The property assessment equalization factor, also known as the mulContinued ...
- MVTHS officials concerned about gas bill
- Summersville Grade School raises money for heart health
- MVTHS approves changes
- Watchdog group formed
- Food poisoning suspected
- Career Fair helps educate area students
- Mall spaces filling up
- Reward offered in armed robbery
- Benefit set for teacher
- 'Happy Feet' fundraising begins
- Officials confirm 1 case of norovirus