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Lady Rams claim Marion Invite track title - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Mt. Vernon's girls track and field team won the Marion Invitational on Friday. The Lady Rams finished with 139 points. Other team scores were: Centralia 118, Carbondale 84, Marion 65, Christopher 57, Salem 48, Harrisburg 30 and Benton 15. Mt. Vernon won ...
Lady Cards lose slugfest - Mt. Vernon Register-News
WOODLAWN – The Lady Cardinals softball team raced to an early lead only to see Goreville steal a 12-11 victory Friday. “We had a nice little lead there and instead of tacking on we kind of got complacent,” Woodlawn coach Matt Patterson said.
Big inning derails Woodlawn - Mt. Vernon Register-News
WOODLAWN – The Cardinals baseball team never could dig out a big hole in an 11-8 loss Friday to Goreville. Goreville used an eight-run third inning to go up 10-2 in the contest. The Blackcats were helped in the inning by several Woodlawn errors.
Edna Meiners - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Edna M. Meiners, 67, of Du Bois, passed away at 1:48 p.m. Wednesday, April 22, 2015, at the Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. Edna had been a homemaker. She was a member of Du Bois AARP. She was born Sept. 27, 1947, in St. Louis, the ...
Dix to enforce area alcohol ordinances - Mt. Vernon Register-News
DIX — The Village of Dix will soon begin enforcing ordinances banning the possession or consumption of alcohol in public places, including at the Foxxxy Ladyz nightclub. This comes after a recent court ruling upholding the legality of these ordinances.
Day of Prayer observed - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — Jefferson County is set to participate in the 64th annual National Day of Prayer. The event will be held at noon on May 7 at the Jefferson County Courthouse. The mission is to mobilize prayer and to encourage personal repentance and ...
Daily Record - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Joshua Elliott, 26, of the 300 block of Caborn Street, was arrested at 2:38 p.m. Wednesday on a charge of violation of bail bond. n Matthew Coleman, 22, of the 600 block of Fairfield Road, was arrested at 8:46 p.m. Wednesday on a charge of driving on a ...
State aid cuts impact schools - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — Area school districts are struggling to cope with a recent 2.15 percent cut in general state aid. The reduction, announced this week, is compounding an already challenging financial situation for schools, local officials said. Prior to the ...
Committee talks finances - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — The Fiscal committee discussed the county finances as well as many other topics at the committee’s monthly meeting Thursday. “As of now, we owe no claims whatsoever,” said Dan Knox, county treasurer. “There are no demand claims that ...
Rams, Lady Rams beat Althoff - Mt. Vernon Register-News
The Rams and Lady Rams baseball and softball teams swept past Althoff in South Seven Conference action Thursday in Belleville. The baseball team won 7-3 while the softball squad was victorious 12-0 in six innings. Mt. Vernon 7, Althoff 3 Darick Hayes ...
Georgia clinic screening possible Ebola patient - Mt. Vernon Register-News
DALTON, Ga. -- A north Georgia clinic is screening a patient for possible exposure to the deadly Ebola virus, according to a hospital spokeswoman. The case is not confirmed, according to a press release from Kim Brazell, director of marketing and public ...
Robert Dethrow - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Robert “Bob” Dethrow, 98, of Mt. Vernon, died 11:04 a.m. Friday, April 17, 2015, at his daughter’s home in Marietta, Ga., with his daughter by his side. He was born Saturday, Sept. 9, 1916, in Whittington, the son of Silas and Della (Bennett) Dethrow.
Student London Marler named District 80 Scholarship receipient - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Student London Marler named District 80 Scholarship receipient By PHILLIP HAMERSKI [email protected]
Mount Vernon Register-News MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon City Schools Board Foundation has selected London Marler as the recipient of the ...
Stan the Tire Man to close - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — Stan the Tire Man will close its doors June 1 after serving the Mt. Vernon area for 64 years. Co-owners Dale and Carolyn Lowery said they are closing the full-service tire business so they can retire. Stan the Tire Man has two locations, one ...
Medicaid budget cuts opposed - Mt. Vernon Register-News
As part of the Illinois Supportive Living community, we strongly oppose Governor Rauner’s proposed Medicaid budget cuts to supportive living communities throughout the state. While we understand cuts are necessary during a fiscal budget crisis, it doesn ...