Area grade schools plan upgrades
MT. VERNON – Summer is a time when schools are cleaned and painted to prepare them for the next batch of students in the fall. But two area grade schools, Ina and Rome, have special projects lined up this season that go beyond routine maintenance. IContinued ...
Daniels found unfit to stand trial
MT. VERNON -- A n elderly Centralia man accused of causing "severe" injuries to his wife at their Jefferson County home last month has been found unfit to stand trial. During a court appearance on Tuesday, Judge Barry Vaughan of McLeansboro ruled CarContinued ...
Heritage gala set for June 15
MT. VERNON — A senior human resource generalist from St. Louis will be the featured speaker at the 15th annual Jefferson County African-American Heritage Committee annual gala. The event will be held 6 p.m. June 15 at the Mt. Vernon Holiday Inn. TiContinued ...
Student sculptors featured at Cedarhurst
MT. VERNON – St. Louis artist Seth Czaplewski hopes his new outdoor sculpture will shed light on the growing problem of urban sprawl. The clay-and-brick piece, called “Bamboozlabuildin,” is being featured on the grounds of the Cedarhurst Center for tContinued ...
Rainey's sentence upheld
MT. VERNON -- Judge David Overstreet denied a motion to reconsider the sentence of convicted sex offender Albert Rainey during a hearing Wednesday. Rainey, 39, of Mt. Vernon, was sentenced by Overstreet on May 17 to two consecutive 20-year prison senContinued ...
- Sex offender given 18-year prison sentence
- Construction projects updated
- E-waste collection held despite rain
- Police capture Fruit Bowl thieves
- County's website goes live
- Horse adoption event returns June 21-22
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- Former airport employee sentenced
- Weekly Record
- City declares properties surplus
- Area grade schools plan upgrades