MT. VERNON — — The Woodlawn High School Booster Club raised $270 for the Rend Lake Disabled Hunt through Sesser-Valier High School with a special Duck Dynasty-themed night. A costume contest, a duck decoy relay race, gift baskets and a 50/50 raffle helped raise money for the hunt. Next Monday during the girls varsity basketball game, attendees are encouraged to make the night a “Red Out” for the American Heart Association, said Booster Club President Kelly Owens.
Foundation Ball set for Saturday
MT. VERNON -- Tickets are still available for the 26th annual Healthcare Foundation Ball, which begins at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Mt. Vernon Holiday Inn. The event will feature a chocolate contest, silent and oral auctions, dinner and musical entertaiContinued ...
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Dee Murrell Rutherford, 70, of Mt. Vernon, died 1:15 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, at his home in Mt. Vernon. He was born Tuesday, Jan. 11, 1944, in St. Louis, the son of Delbert Murrell and Virginia (Huffmaster) Rutherford. He married Sharon Kay RumboContinued ...
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