MT. VERNON — — Members of the community gathered Thursday afternoon at the Jefferson County Courthouse to commemorate National Day of Prayer, with the theme, "Pray for America." The District 80 Third Grade Chorus participated, singing the National Anthem and the song, "Pray for America." Prayers were offered by Benton Fitzjerrells for government; Tim Reynolds for churches; Capt. Anthony Williams for the military; Dora Riley for the family; Scott Porter for education; Brian Fuller for media; Jim Czerwinski for business; and Bud Storey with a benediction. A welcome was given by Norma Colwell and additional special music was performed by Dr. Dee Ann Schnautz.
Health, career fair attracts audience
MT. VERNON — Two local organizations combined their expertise this past weekend to advance healthy lifestyles and provide information on potential health-related careers.Continued ...
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- Health, career fair attracts audience
Healthcare Foundation Ball set for Saturday
Tickets are still available for the 26th annual Healthcare Foundation Ball, which will be held at 5 p.m. Saturday at the Mt. Vernon Holiday Inn.Continued ...
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Lloyd Pearl Purcell, 88 years and 18 days, of Mt. Vernon, died 8:07 a.m. Saturday, March 8, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon. He was born Thursday, Feb. 18, 1926, in Jefferson County, the son of Clerance and Nellie (Nelson) PurcellContinued ...
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Rams prepare for season
Not many pieces from the Rams state final baseball team return this year, but the few that do will play a critical role in the team's success.Continued ...
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- Rams prepare for season
Researchers tackle mystery of how some snakes can fly
Flying snakes sound like creatures from a bad B-movie, but these serpents are elegant gliders that have evolved a special skill that sets them apart. In two new studies, engineers have used simulations to try to decipher how the wingless reptile manages to remain airborne despite its lack of flight appendages.Continued ...
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