MT. VERNON — — A capacity crowd filled the C.E. Brehm Memorial Library meeting room to bursting Tuesday night for the History, Mystery and Hauntings of Southern Illinois event. Bruce Cline of the Little Egypt Ghost Society described some of the events he’s witnessed as a paranormal investigator across Southern Illinois, from ghostly visions to strange audio recordings.
Chief Huntman to retire from JFPD
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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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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