MT. VERNON — — A Sisters Celebrate Life benefit for Angel's Cove was held Saturday at West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church. The benefit included a silent and live auction, a fashion show sponsored by Maurice's, using 18 models, and a male dance revue. Angel's Cove provides residential care for teens facing unplanned pregnancies. The facility is also a licensed adoption agency.
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MT. VERNON — An organization that impacts the community has been recognized by United Way of South Central Illinois.Continued ...
Winter storm watch issued
MT. VERNON — Southern Illinois is about to see its first measurable precipitation of the winter season starting this evening and continuing through the weekend.Continued ...
Holiday Lunch served
Selma Zimmerman of Carbondale, sitting center, waits to be served her meal at the Holiday Lunch at the Mitchell event Tuesday inside the historic Mitchell House at the Cedarhurst Center for the Arts. Also pictured is server Judy Sledge, a Cedarhurst volunteer. The annual luncheon program is in its seventh year. Tuesday's lunch was the first of four to be held this week. Lunches will also be served on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Organizers say there are still some slots open for Friday's gathering. Contact Cedarhurst for more information.Continued ...
Workers with Tri-County Electric Cooperative, Inc., hung Christmas lights at several intersections in downtown Mt. Vernon early Monday morning. Also present were employees of the Mt. Vernon Parks and Recreation Department. The Parks Department coordinated the project, which is conducted every year.Continued ...
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Beulah Scarbrough, 91, of Sims, died at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 2013, at Cisne Manor in Cisne. She was a homemaker. She was born on Sept. 22, 1922, in Wayne County, a daughter of Simon and Lura (Ellis) Coil. She is survived by three sons, Ronald ScarbroughContinued ...
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Lady Devils stifle Woodlawn
The Lady Cardinals disrupted the offensive rhythm of the Sesser-Valier/Waltonville girls basketball team but couldn't establish one of their own Wednesday night.Continued ...
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