MT. VERNON — — Eighth Grade students from Jefferson County took a break from traditional school work to learn a variety of things during SCOFY Break, held on the Rend Lake College campus at Ina. SCOFY — Sessions Chosen Only for Youth — is held annually by the University of Illinois Extension Service. Students chose from various sessions including pizza making, bowling, nails and hair, recycling, drug and alcohol awareness, self defense, bullying, internet safety and fitness.
District 80 registration set for Aug. 7 and 8
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Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.She was born on March 8, 1959, in Champaign, the daughter of Fred Arnold and Dollie May (Kingston) Wheeler.She attended Unity High School in Tolono and recContinued ...
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“We graduated six seniors, and we're not kidding ourselves in saying we're going to be veteran because we're not,” Mt. Vernon coach Jeff Lonnon said.Continued ...
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