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  • City gets $500,000 grant for truck route MT. VERNON — The City has received a $500,000 grant from the Illinois Department of Transportation to construct a truck route to provide access to the Continental Tire North America plant.

    January 3, 2008

  • TIF getting closer By TESA CULLI

    tesa.culli@register-news.com

    MT. VERNON — Property owners within a proposed downtown tax increment finance district will be receiving letters in the mail later in the next two days of the city’s intention to approve a plan to implement the district.

    January 3, 2008

  • Learn to lead By TESA CULLI

    tesa.culli@register-news.com

    MT. VERNON — The Jefferson County Development Corporation is bringing back the Leadership Series training.

    January 3, 2008

  • Need a New Year's Resolution? Give blood MT. VERNON — If you are in need of a New Year’s resolution which will help others, Garry Allison has an idea.

    Give blood.

    January 3, 2008

  • Grandson carries on family's military tradition By KANDACE MCCOY

    kandace.mccoy@register-news.com

    MT. VERNON - In 1961, Richard Rybacki was drafted to serve his country and was assigned to Fort Benning, Ga., for his basic training.

    September 22, 2007

  • Lay, Skilling convicted in Enron collapse

    May 25, 2006

  • Granberg: Let's just make sure By MARY KAYE DAVIS

    mary.kaye@register-news.com

    MT. VERNON — “Not wanting to take anything for granted,” State Rep. Kurt Granberg is meeting with Illinois Environmental Protection Agency representatives next week to make sure a permit the local Continental Tire North America has applied for is granted.

    May 15, 2006

  • More than 400 women seek health info By APRIL TOLER

    april.toler@register-news.com



    MT. VERNON — Approximately 400 women made their way to the Holiday Inn Tuesday evening to educate themselves about living a healthy lifestyle and about businesses in the area that support women’s health.

    May 3, 2006

  • Disturbances lead to two arrests By MARY KAYE DAVIS

    mary.kaye@register-news.com

    MT. VERNON — A 56-year-old man and a teen-ager were arrested in separate incidents Thursday after allegedly causing disturbances.

    April 7, 2006

  • Hamilton County voters say 'no' to public safety tax By PAUL LORENZ

    paul.lorenz@register-news.com

    McLEANSBORO — Hamilton County voters said a decisive “no” to a public safety tax referendum Tuesday.

    March 22, 2006

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