Anna Christ, left, serves up a couple of pork chop meals to Janet Tinsley and driver Donna Pinnell during Friday's Lifeboat Alliance pork chop fundraiser. The proceeds will be used to assist in the operation of the homeless shelter in Mt. Vernon. Several volunteers were on hand to deliver meals either curbside or for those who placed pre-orders at local businesses.Continued ...
- Local educators gather for annual luncheon
- Summer school off and running
- VFW Post provides donation
- Curb service
Further tax hikes unlikely from building project
MT. VERNON – The issuance of bonds to pay for the new Mt. Vernon Township High School should not cause any further tax rate increases for local residents, said the school district's financial adviser Tim King. Last summer, many Mt. Vernon homeownersContinued ...
- Cedarhurst chorus in concert June 23
- Sears announces MV closure
- Surgery Center open
- Further tax hikes unlikely from building project
Ella Stewart Chullen, 92, of Benton, passed away peacefully on Thursday, June 6, 2013, at the home of her daughter, Cinda Chullen Riccio, in Houston. Ella was born on Jan. 27, 1921, in Weeksbury, Ky., the daughter of the late Robert Lee and Lucinda (Continued ...
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- Joyce Puckett
- Roy Loss
- Jerry Lyle
- Ella Chullen
Mt. Vernon baseball
Road to Joliet Mt. Vernon (31-8-1) Team Result Salem 10-0 at Pinckneyville 15-2 Civic Memorial 10-0 Waterloo 2-11 at Triad 1-3 Mattoon 2-0 Mattoon 2-1 Mt. Zion 8-2 Althoff 11-6 DuQuoin 0-3 East Peoria 3-2 East Peoria 8-9 at Marion 6-0 Frankfort 11-1Continued ...
- Sports Briefs
- Rams head to state
- Rams conquer Triad
- Mt. Vernon baseball
VIDEO: Meet Chris P. Bacon, the wheelchair pig
A Florida veterinarian who fashioned a wheelchair for his pet pig has just signed a three-book publishing deal on the life and adventures of his little friend he named Chris P. Bacon.Continued ...
- Two spring recipes: Carrot and asparagus stir-fry, turnip and bok choy mash
- VIDEO: Diet soda as bad for teeth as meth, crack
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