MT. VERNON — — A concrete worker smooths over one of the retaining walls on the competition pool at the Aquatic Zoo, while co-workers work on the flooring. Work is continuing on the lazy river, which winds around the complex, and concrete has been poured for the concession stand. Parks & Recreation Department Facilities Director George Bryant said construction is slightly above 50 percent complete and the schedule for the opening has not been finalized.
County eyes fund transfer
MT. VERNON -- Jefferson County's Finance Committee stopped short of recommending -- at the advice of State's Attorney Doug Hoffman -- an inter fund transfer to help the county bail out of its financial plight. County Chairman Robert White recommendedContinued ...
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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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Rams outlast Orphans
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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Cats outsmart the researchers
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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