Tow companies staying busy during storm
Area law enforcement officials have been swamped over the past 24 hours due to the winter storm that blasted the area the past two days. "Most of our calls have been routine traffic -- owners of vehicles who are stuck or need assistance," said ChiefContinued ...
Snow blankets entire region
MT. VERNON -- As predicted, a major winter storm has produced a blanket of snow in Jefferson County, causing headaches for motorists, and postponing or canceling many local events. All Jefferson County schools were closed late Thursday night after slContinued ...
Driver charged in fatal accident
MCLEANSBORO -- The driver of the crash near McLeansboro that killed five people recently has been charged in Hamilton Circuit Court. According to reports, Darrell Delong, 49, of Collinsville, was arrested on Thursday on one count of reckless homicideContinued ...
Capital projects underway
MT. VERNON -- As the construction season winds down, capital projects are still underway. "We have several projects in the design phase," said Nathan McKenna, city projects manager. Work is still on-going with the Market building, once the armory onContinued ...
Readers submit photos
Several of our readers have posted photographs of the winter weather on our Facebook page.Continued ...
- Weather-related cancellations
- CASA advocate for abused kids
- Unemployment at 8.5 percent
- Police stop scam
- City building tops $5 million
- Grant applications available
- Winter storm watch issued
- MVTHS report data won't change
- Santa to appear at Cedarhurst
- Tow companies staying busy during storm