MT. VERNON — — Vendors at the Toys for Kids craft fair worked a 12 hour day on Saturday to raise money for the children of Jefferson County. Registration for Toys for Kids is ongoing and will be held from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 27 at Times Square Mall and from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 30. The toy giveaway will be held Friday, Dec. 7.
County eyes fund transfer
MT. VERNON -- Jefferson County's Finance Committee stopped short of recommending -- at the advice of State's Attorney Doug Hoffman -- an inter fund transfer to help the county bail out of its financial plight. County Chairman Robert White recommendedContinued ...
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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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