MT. VERNON — — Shoppers were out in full force this weekend making sure they had all their Christmas gifts ready for Christmas Day on Tuesday. Vendors were busy ringing up items and there was even a booth offering gift wrapping services. Children also had the opportunity to visit with Santa and tell him their last minute Christmas wishes.
The fourth and fifth grade students of J L Buford Elementary School entertained family and friends on Tuesday. During the Christmas program the orchestra and the choir put a new spin on Christmas favorites like Jingle Bells.Continued ...
Operation Love spreads Christmas cheer
MT. VERNON — More than 620 hot meals were provided to area residents in need Monday thanks to the Operation Love project.Continued ...
Celebrating the holiday season
The United Methodist Children's Home Friday evening kicked off the Christmas season with its annual Live Nativity and Festival of Trees. As part of the event, two still-life scenes of the nativity were performed by live volunteers. Also, about 30 donated Christmas trees were displayed inside the UMCH chapel complex and conference room. Those in attendance were encouraged to vote on the “Best Decorated Tree” at the festival.Continued ...
Anonymous donation surprises United Way
MT. VERNON — An anonymous $6,455 donation to the United Way Imagination Station reading program came as a huge surprise to staff.Continued ...
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- Christmas spirit
Openings remain for Citizens Police Academy
MT. VERNON -- An overview of the inner workings of the city police department will be presented during the 11th annual Citizens Police Academy. The Academy is broken down into seven sessions, beginning Jan. 14, and continuing each Tuesday from 6 to 8Continued ...
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- Openings remain for Citizens Police Academy
Rolland Devor, Jr.
Rolland Harley Devor, Jr., 78, of Creal Springs, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 14, 2013, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. He was born Jan. 4, 1935, in Centralia, son of Rolland Devor, Sr. and Mildred D. (Crocker) Devor. He marrContinued ...
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- Rolland Devor, Jr.
AAA expects U.S. holiday travel to reach record high
U.S. travel during the Christmas and New Year's holidays will rise for a fifth straight year to reach a record, boosted by more automobile trips, AAA said.Continued ...
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