MT. VERNON — — The New Life Family Shelter, operated by Lifeboat Alliance, completed its first day Monday. Volunteers continued to work to complete the wings, kitchen and pantry areas. Betty Stelnazewski, Kay McCulley and Sue Tomlin, volunteer coordinator, worked the door and prepared other items. Mt. Vernon Girl Scout Cadets Danielle Patton and Emily Hocking, both 13, of Troop #8603, donated a backpack filled with a blanket, notebooks and toiletries to one of the first residents to stay the night. The scouts are filling backpacks donated by Continental Resources as a part of their Silver Project, said leader Nicolle Patton. Donated items, from furniture to 44 handmade quilts from Abby Newell, are bringing the shelter together, said Lifeboat Alliance Executive Director Jenny O’Daniel.
Summersville school raises money for heart health
MT. VERNON — For Summersville Grade School math teacher Keyma Mount, participating in this past weekend's South Central Illinois Heart Walk had a very special significance.Continued ...
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Central Christian Church volunteers serve the community
Central Christian Church in Mt. Vernon organized a special community service day April 12, where church volunteers performed a number of service activities throughout the city. CASA of Jefferson County was one of the organizations to receive help through this program.Continued ...
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Robert Morris, 88 years and nine days, of Mt. Vernon, died at 1:34 p.m. Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center. He was born April 3, 1926, in Charlestown, Ind., a son of Robert S. and Ruth (Montgomery) Morris. He was the bContinued ...
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