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April 30, 2014

Busted!

MT. VERNON — —

The plate glass front window of a vacant business at the corner of Ninth and Jordan Streets surprised passers-by on Tuesday afternoon when it fell and busted on the sidewalk. Police, building inspectors and crews to block of the sidewalk and clean glass responded to the scene, which also showed broken windows on the south side of the building and for second story windows. Air pressure created from a different broken window is suspected as causing the break. The window will be boarded up as a temporary measure, according to city officials.

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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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