MT. VERNON — — The Jefferson County 4-H Fair continued Tuesday morning with a sheep show at the 4-H Fairgrounds near Rend Lake College. About 15 to 20 4-H members participated in the show. Today's fair activities begin at 8 a.m. with a dairy show, followed by a master showmanship contest at 9 a.m., a crops show at 1 p.m., and a tractor driving contest at 3 p.m.
Toys for Kids
Icy conditions weren't able to slow down the Toys for Kids gift giveaway on Saturday at the Times Square Mall.Continued ...
Accident on Broadway
Mt. Vernon Police Department responded to several vehicle accidents during the weekend as a result of the winter storm that passed through the area Friday.Continued ...
Snow blankets entire region
MT. VERNON — As predicted, a major winter storm has produced a blanket of snow in Jefferson County, causing headaches for motorists, and postponing or canceling many local events.Continued ...
Officials urge residents to stay off roads
The Mt. Vernon Emergency Management Agency is urging residents to refrain from travel if possible due to weather conditions.Continued ...
- CASA advocate for abused children
- Winter storm watch issued
- Holiday Lunch served
- Christmas lights
- Christmas decorating
- Community Thanksgiving draws a crowd
- Toys for Kids
Carl J. Dyel, 93, of Mt. Vernon, died 2:20 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, 2013, at his home in Mt. Vernon. He was born Friday, Oct. 15, 1920, in St. Louis, the son of Otto and Inez (Severns) Dyel. He married Louisa A. Richardson on May 18, 1941, in Perryville,Continued ...
- John Horan
- Otha Boykin
- Charles Edward Horton
- Pastor Donald L. Beckman
- Carl Dyel
Old-fashioned trimming for tree isn't as green as you might think
Strands of lights are ubiquitous this time of year - tangled in leafless trees, framing windows, sparkling their way to Santa's sled.Continued ...
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