Firefighters responded to a fire at PeDad's on South 10th Street at 4:12 a.m. Wednesday morning. According to Mt. Vernon Fire Department reports, the initial call was that smoke was seen in the area and a police officer in the area noticed flames coming from the roof. The restaurant sustained heavy smoke and some fire damage to the dining room ceiling and to the trusses and roof. Seven units from MVFD responded to the fire and one from Jefferson Fire Protection District. Property damage was estimated at $20,000 and $30,000 in property saved. The cause of the fire is under investigation.
Members of the Cedarhurst Clay Club decorated clay pots made with ruku clay, horse hair and sugar Thursday during the club's Horse Hair Pottery Kiln Firing event at the Shrode Art Center. The event was part of the Thursday Night Live summer series. The last TNL event will be held Aug. 28 with live music performed by Jeff Widdows and a floating lantern installation set to take place at dusk at the Cedarhurst Lake.Continued ...
- Ice bucket challenge held at YMCA
- HAJC rewards good grades
- Fired up
Giving Heart Memorial Ride set for Sept. 20
The third annual Giving Heart Memorial Ride will take place Sept. 20 and all proceeds will benefit children's charities. The motorcycle ride is organized by the Brian M. Piper Memorial Foundation.Continued ...
- Speed limit changing on Veterans
- MVTHS opens bids for new school
- County's reserve fund tapped
- Giving Heart Memorial Ride set for Sept. 20
Edna Louise Neff, 83, of Mt. Vernon and formerly of Bluford, died 9:40 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014, at her home in Mt. Vernon. She was born Saturday, Aug. 8, 1931, in Wayne County, the daughter of J.O. and Dena (McDaniel) Donoho. She first marriedContinued ...
- Xavier Woods
- Joe Threatt
- Edna Edwards
- Nick Torregrossa
- Edna Neff
Rams introduced to fans
Fans filed into J.D. Shields Memorial Stadium on Friday night for their first public look at the 2014 Rams football squad.
The event marked the program's annual Meet the Rams night.Continued ...
- Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP
- Benton edges Rams
- Cardinals beat Reds in 10 innings
- Rams introduced to fans