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.
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