Local schools make tornado safety a priority
MT. VERNON – Superintendent Michael Smith said Mt. Vernon Township High School is prepared for the threat posed by tornados. Weather safety has become a hot-button issue nationally after a tornado ripped through parts of Moore, Okla., and neighboringContinued ...
Deputy coroner salaries to be paid
MT. VERNON — Coroner Eddie Joe Marks has shifted around money in his budget to pay deputy coroners. Marks had requested the pay for deputy coroners be reinstated in his budget, after through the budget process, no money had been allotted for them.Continued ...
Naming discussed for new theater
MT. VERNON – Talks are underway for the new proposed Mt. Vernon Township High School theater to be named after the Schweinfurth Foundation. The school's current auditorium carries the Schweinfurth name and local officials want to continue that partneContinued ...
Community helps fire victims
BELLE RIVE — Members of this small community are rallying to help one of their own after a fire destroyed a home last week. Vicky Nichols and her children lost their home at 20986 E. Bakerville Rd., as well as all their belongings during a fire on MContinued ...
Veteran committee members leave office
MT. VERNON – Two long-time local committee members have left office, but are looking forward to their lives after public service. Bill Short, 77, had been a member of the Mt. Vernon Tourism Advisory Board for over eight years. He was recently votedContinued ...
- The Gett'n Place gives back
- Workforce program going online
- Tournament deadline extended
- Appraisals ongoing for MVTHS property
- Federal inmate lawsuit dismissed
- New park shelter nears completion
- Development Corporation holds annual meeting
- Mother, daughters arrested in burglaries
- School board member resigns from position
- NFL, Xbox enhancing interactive television viewing
- Local schools make tornado safety a priority