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.
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
MT. VERNON — An organization that impacts the community has been recognized by United Way of South Central Illinois.Continued ...
Winter storm watch issued
MT. VERNON — Southern Illinois is about to see its first measurable precipitation of the winter season starting this evening and continuing through the weekend.Continued ...
Holiday Lunch served
Selma Zimmerman of Carbondale, sitting center, waits to be served her meal at the Holiday Lunch at the Mitchell event Tuesday inside the historic Mitchell House at the Cedarhurst Center for the Arts. Also pictured is server Judy Sledge, a Cedarhurst volunteer. The annual luncheon program is in its seventh year. Tuesday's lunch was the first of four to be held this week. Lunches will also be served on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Organizers say there are still some slots open for Friday's gathering. Contact Cedarhurst for more information.Continued ...
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Beulah Scarbrough, 91, of Sims, died at 3:30 p.m. Dec. 4, 2013, at Cisne Manor in Cisne. She was a homemaker. She was born on Sept. 22, 1922, in Wayne County, a daughter of Simon and Lura (Ellis) Coil. She is survived by three sons, Ronald ScarbroughContinued ...
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A 67-year-old caroling tradition
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