MT. VERNON — — The second Market Day event hosted by the Mt. Vernon Festivals Committee was a huge success, according to organizers. More than 110 vendors were on hand for the monthly flea market, which drew crowds from not only Jefferson County, but from a 50 mile radius.
Summersville Grade School hosted a kindergarten camp this week to help prepare future students for the new school year. Kathy Hollenkamp, the kindergarten teacher at Summersville, said having the camp has made a big difference in her classroom. On Thursday, the students spent part of the day working on projects that helped them with counting and fine motor skills. The 11 children in attendance also enjoyed circle time with Hollenkamp while learning about the calendar, nursery rhymes and the alphabet. The first day of school for Summersville students is Aug. 15.Continued ...
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Ina man sentenced on drug charge
MT. VERNON — An Ina man has received a lengthy prison sentence after pleading guilty to making meth in his home.Jonathan Cooper, 42, pleaded guilty Wednesday to one count of unlawful participation in methamphetamine production, a Class 1 felony, andContinued ...
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Larry Bryant, Sr.
Larry G. Bryant, Sr., 80, of Mt. Vernon, died 1:02 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. He was born Wednesday, July 11, 1934, in St. Louis, the son of Alan C. and Katheryn (Meyer) Bryant. He first marContinued ...
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Hines Sight: Cards aggressive at deadline
It's been a wild couple days for Cardinals fans.
They've seen their team and management engage in a flurry of deadline trading activity unlike the past few seasons. St. Louis ripped off a deal a day in the two leading up to the deadline.Continued ...
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The virtues of lying
Two computational scientists set out recently to simulate the effects of lying in a virtual human population. Their results, published in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B, show that lying is essential for the growth of a cohesive social network.Continued ...
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