Reading program has full agenda
MT. VERNON — With school nearing an end this year, C.E. Brehm Memorial Library's children's department is gearing up for its summer reading program to keep kids sharp in between grades. This year's theme is "Have Book Will Travel," according to ChilContinued ...
Students hear reasons to leave parties
MT. VERNON — Judge David Overstreet challenged young minds at Casey Middle School on Wednesday to make good choices so they don't end up seeing him in court. A Power Point presentation made possible through the Illinois Judges Association, OverstreeContinued ...
Drug sweep nets 13 arrests
MT. VERNON — Three people were arrested in a 30-minute time frame Wednesday morning as the joint narcotics division of the Mt. Vernon Police Department and Jefferson County Sheriff's Office conducted a drug sweep. Officers from both departments wereContinued ...
Street re-alignment project in design
MT. VERNON — Additional design has been approved by the city after flooding issues were discovered in part of the South 34th Street realignment project. "As we were going through the design phase ... engineers came to the realization we have had floContinued ...
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
- Streetscape construction slated for July 31 finish
- Carjacker receives 20-year sentence
- Current military personnel to be recognized at luncheon
- Cunningham appointed chair of RLC Board of Trustees
- Foster Grandparents hard at work
- Wife's beating under investigation
- State owes District 80 less than $100,000
- Good Sam holds Heart Expo and Health Fair
- Bids received for electric service
- Reading program has full agenda