MT. VERNON — — More than 500 people attended the Foundation Gala at the new Good Samaritan Regional Health Center facilities on Dec. 31. Victoria Woodrow, director of marketing and public relations, said the new facilities will be open by the end of January. Guests enjoyed food, drinks and tours of the new hospital and at the end of the night, rang in the new year with a fireworks display.
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Chief Michael Huntman will retire from the Jefferson Fire Protection District April 30. He has worked for the district for 30 years and has been chief for roughly 19 years.Continued ...
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George "Bo" Rawls, 73, of Wayne City, died at 9:51 a.m. April 18, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. Mr. Rawls was born Nov. 9, 1940, in Wayne County, the son of Frank and Daisy (Frazier) Rawls. He married Vera (Keen) RawlsContinued ...
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The offensive floodgates finally opened in the ninth inning for Mt. Vernon's baseball team.
The Rams piled up six runs in the ninth inning to claim a 7-3 extra-inning victory Tuesday.Continued ...
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I knew a lot had been written about dogs, and I assumed there must be at least a handful of studies on cats. But after weeks of scouring the scientific world for someone - anyone - who studied how cats think, all I was left with was this statement, laughed over the phone to me by one of the world's top animal cognition experts, a Hungarian scientist named Ádám Miklósi.Continued ...
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