MT. VERNON — Eleven students from the Summersville Grade School seventh and eighth grade math RtI class went Christmas shopping Friday for two children from the Christian Social Services Angel Tree. The students raised funds by holding a bake sale during the school parent/teacher weekend, and raised about $160 to spend on gifts. Tyler Lane, Zachery Stephens and Cody Young were among the students shopping for the boy gifts, while Hannah Myers, Kylie Wilcox, Chanel Hall and Kayce Johnson look for clothes and toys for the girl. As a gift to the students, Litton Ambulance treated the students to lunch at Bandana’s on Friday as part of the shopping trip.
County eyes fund transfer
MT. VERNON -- Jefferson County's Finance Committee stopped short of recommending -- at the advice of State's Attorney Doug Hoffman -- an inter fund transfer to help the county bail out of its financial plight. County Chairman Robert White recommendedContinued ...
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George "Bo" Rawls, 73, of Wayne City, died at 9:51 a.m. April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. Mr. Rawls was born Nov. 9, 1940, in Wayne County, the son of Frank and Daisy (Frazier) Rawls. He married Vera (Keen) RawlsContinued ...
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Rams outlast Orphans
The offensive floodgates finally opened in the ninth inning for Mt. Vernon's baseball team.
The Rams piled up six runs in the ninth inning to claim a 7-3 extra-inning victory Tuesday.Continued ...
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I knew a lot had been written about dogs, and I assumed there must be at least a handful of studies on cats. But after weeks of scouring the scientific world for someone - anyone - who studied how cats think, all I was left with was this statement, laughed over the phone to me by one of the world's top animal cognition experts, a Hungarian scientist named Ádám Miklósi.Continued ...
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