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January 14, 2013

St. Mary Catholic Church dedication

MT. VERNON — — Bishop Edward Braxton and priests of the Diocese of Belleville helped parishioners of St. Mary Catholic Church in Mt. Vernon with the dedication of their new worship center on Sunday afternoon. The bishop blessed a fountain of water and offered a prayer of dedication for the church, which was its near capacity of 180 on Sunday. The Rev. John Iffert is the current church pastor, which has been operating in Mt. Vernon for 147 years. Poettker Construction was the general contractor on the project.

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    Mrs. Harlan's seventh grade students at Opdyke-Belle Rive Grade School displayed their projects at in the gymnasium of the OBR during the science fair on Wednesday. The students participated in the fair as part of their science grade. Students and staff were encouraged check out each display and ask questions about the experiments. Some of the projects included conducting electricity from lemons, bubble gum flavors that lasted the longest and which soil grew soy beans the best.

    In the name of science

    Mrs. Harlan's seventh grade students at Opdyke-Belle Rive Grade School displayed their projects at in the gymnasium of the OBR during the science fair on Wednesday. The students participated in the fair as part of their science  grade. Students and staff were encouraged check out each display and ask questions about the experiments. Some of the projects included conducting electricity from lemons, bubble gum flavors that lasted the longest and which soil grew soy beans the best.

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