MT. VERNON — — Students at the Benjamin Franklin Early Childhood Center enjoyed an end of the year play day with teachers and classmates. Inflatables, a fire safety trailer, games and activities were topped off with popcorn and cotton candy treats and grilled hot dogs eaten outside.
Volunteers for the Jefferson County Christmas Food Basket program got an early start on Friday. Members of the Trinity Episcopal Church, Casey Middle School Beta Club, the Mt. Vernon Township High School FFA, student council, and Americorps helped assemble boxes of non-perishable food items at the Rolland Lewis Building. Today at 8 a.m., delivery of the food will begin at the same location.Continued ...
Funds to be raised for greenhouse.
MT. VERNON —The FFA Alumnus of Jefferson County will start a collection drive to fund building a greenhouse at the new Mt. Vernon Township High School location.Continued ...
Putting a cowboy spin on the Christmas story
MT. VERNON — The Way of the Cross Ranch Ministries held its annual Cowboy Christmas celebration Saturday at Hutchason Longhorn Arena in Mt. Vernon.Continued ...
The fourth and fifth grade students of J L Buford Elementary School entertained family and friends on Tuesday. During the Christmas program the orchestra and the choir put a new spin on Christmas favorites like Jingle Bells.Continued ...
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Cardinals fly past Spartans
WALTONVILLE -- A county rivalry is alive and well. Up by just four points at halftime, Woodlawn rode on the back of senior center Jake Robinson, who scored 14 of his game-high 19 points in the second half to give the Cardinals a 49-39 victory over WaContinued ...
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Alfred Bud Hughes, 82, of Christopher, died Dec. 20, 2013, at his home. Mr. Hughes' wishes were to be cremated. Gilbert Funeral Home in Christopher is in charge of arrangements. For more information, visit our website at gilbertfuneralhomes.com. AlContinued ...
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Just 18 days before his death, Stewart sent a Facebook message to his brother and some of his friends, vowing to purchase 25 gifts to donate to a local toy drive and challenging them to do the same.Continued ...
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