Winning lottery ticket sold in city
MT. VERNON — One person who purchased a Lucky Day Lotto ticket in the city is $75,000 richer. According to lottery officials, the winner, who has not come forward, purchased the winning ticket at Plaza Liquor Mart and matched all five winning numberContinued ...
Celebrate Life fundraiser to be held
MT. VERNON - After a successful first attempt, Angels' Cove will again host the Sisters Celebrate Life fundraiser. The event will begin 10:30 a.m. Saturday, May 11, at West Salem Trinity United Methodist Church, said Carla Donoho, Angels' Cove direcContinued ...
Streetscape construction slated for July 31 finish
MT. VERNON -- Work is now underway for the next phase of the downtown streetscape program. "We are trying to work with the business owners downtown to keep them open and accessible as much as possible," said City Engineer Brad Ruble. The bid for theContinued ...
Carjacker receives 20-year sentence
MT. VERNON — An Iowa man accused of two vehicle carjackings earlier this year entered a negotiated guilty plea in Jefferson Circuit Court on Tuesday, and has been sentenced to 20 years to the Illinois Department of Corrections. The plea was enteredContinued ...
Current military personnel to be recognized at luncheon
MT. VERNON — A retired military man is recognizing current military personnel during a "Support Our Troops and Bring Them Home Safe" luncheon Wednesday at Ryan's. The event coincides with Armed Forces Day. J.D. Gillespie, who served 20 years in the UContinued ...
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