United Way seats new board
MT. VERNON -- Three people will be joining the 2014 United Way board -- Jane Klein, Linda Williams and Brittany Morlan. "This is always a bittersweet time for Lynn and I at the United Way," said Rhonda Edmonson, executive director of United Way of SoContinued ...
Police: No tickets in I-57 car wreck
DUQUOIN -- Illinois State Police have released additional information on the fiery crash in the northbound lanes of Interstate 57 earlier this week. Five vehicles were involved in the crash, including an Illinois State Police trooper, whose SUV caughContinued ...
MVTHS to examine status of new school
Mt. Vernon Township High School officials will hear a status report on the new school project during a special school board meeting scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Monday.Continued ...
MT. VERNON -- Second graders at the Primary Center learned about body safety issues and how to recognize sexual abuse during a Body Boundaries presentation Wednesday afternoon. The educational program is held annually for kindergartners and second grContinued ...
Kehrer pleads innocent
MT. VERNON -- A standing room only audience packed Court Room A at the Jefferson County Courthouse on Wednesday for the arraignment of 47-year-old Sammy Kehrer of Mt. Vernon. Kehrer has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder in the FebContinued ...
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