MT. VERNON — — About 50 Elks members and their spouses volunteered their time to get hot meals to more than 600 members of the community as a part of Operation Love, a donation-funded effort that has been going on in the community for 18 years. Those in need are referred by churches or organizations, said Johnna Braswell, one of the people who started the program.
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 ...
- Winter storm watch issued
- Holiday Lunch served
- Christmas lights
- Christmas decorating
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- 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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