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October 28, 2013

Buddy Poppy Day proclaimed

MT. VERNON —

Mayor Mary Jane Chesley signed a proclamation naming Nov. 9 as Buddy Poppy Day and announcing the Nov. 11 VFW Post 9233 Buddy Poppy Salute to all American veterans.

 

VFW Post 9233 will be presenting its 22nd Annual Veterans Day program at Times Square Mall on Nov. 11 at 10:30 a.m. On Nov. 9, the post will be offering Buddy Poppies for sale at various locationsin Mt. Vernon.

 

From left are Mike Flanagan, Bill Hemker, Chesley and Bruce Miles.

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    The Jefferson County 4-H Fair Dog and Cat Shows were held Saturday morning outside the University of Illinois Extension Office in Mt. Vernon. Thirteen dogs and seven cats were judged as part of the competition. Animals were evaluated on factors like care and handling, and obedience. The fair continues today with a Sheep Show at 8 a.m., a Swine Show at 7:30 p.m., and Farm Bureau Night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. These events will all be held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds behind Rend Lake College.

    4-H Fair Dog and Cat Shows

    The Jefferson County 4-H Fair Dog and Cat Shows were held Saturday morning outside the University of Illinois Extension Office in Mt. Vernon. Thirteen dogs and seven cats were judged as part of the competition. Animals were evaluated on factors like care and handling, and obedience. The fair continues today with a Sheep Show at 8 a.m., a Swine Show at 7:30 p.m., and Farm Bureau Night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. These events will all be held at the Jefferson County Fairgrounds behind Rend Lake College.

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