MT. VERNON — — Toys for Kids of Jefferson County held its first fundraiser on Wednesday, a spaghetti dinner hosted by Ninth St. Grill. Members Rochelle Bond and Jill Holloway served spaghetti and meatballs to Bill Eastham. A second fundraiser will be held Nov. 3 at West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church with auction baskets and live music. Bond said registration dates for the Christmas gift program have not been set yet.
Accident on Broadway
Mt. Vernon Police Department responded to several vehicle accidents during the weekend as a result of the winter storm that passed through the area Friday.Continued ...
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.Continued ...
Officials urge residents to stay off roads
The Mt. Vernon Emergency Management Agency is urging residents to refrain from travel if possible due to weather conditions.Continued ...
CASA advocate for abused children
MT. VERNON — An organization that impacts the community has been recognized by United Way of South Central Illinois.Continued ...
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- Christmas lights
- Christmas decorating
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- Local woman honored by Toys for Kids
- Accident on Broadway
A 67-year-old caroling tradition
Ruthanna Weber, 98, has been organizing a Kenwood, Md., caroling tradition since World War II when she was in the Navy.Continued ...
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