MT. VERNON — Mt. Vernon Primary Center third graders put on one of three Christmas performances on Wednesday evening in the gym. The students were led by music teacher Janet Sinks and sang “Frosty the Snowman,” “Snow Day,” and several original compositions. The third graders wrote wintry haikus and performed dances and xylophone music set to their minimalist poetry. Primary Center Principal Shannon Marler said Christmas performances began Tuesday and will continue today as well.
Closed for repairs
Illinois 37 South, at Veterans Memorial Drive, was closed on Tuesday while city employees cut out a portion of pavement near the railroad tracks south of Rogers Family Tire to repair a leak. Water Department Supervisor Steve McCoy indicated the roadway would be opened by the end of Tuesday's work day. Traffic was re-routed east to Tread Way near Continental Tire to Woodland Drive.Continued ...
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Foundation Ball set for Saturday
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Dee Murrell Rutherford, 70, of Mt. Vernon, died 1:15 p.m. Friday, March 7, 2014, at his home in Mt. Vernon. He was born Tuesday, Jan. 11, 1944, in St. Louis, the son of Delbert Murrell and Virginia (Huffmaster) Rutherford. He married Sharon Kay RumboContinued ...
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