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Spring Garden hires principal - Mt. Vernon Register-News
INA — Spring Garden School District has hired Tori Hartman as the district's new principal. Prior to this, Hartman served as assistant principal at Summersville Grade School for about four years. She was a teacher before that and has worked in education ...
Fatal fire suspicious - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — A city woman is dead after a Sunday morning blaze at her residence, and officials are stating the cause is suspicious. Tamara R. Malin, 47, of 301 Harrison St., was inside the residence at the time of the fire. "We're hoping the autopsy ...
Ina man arrested after injury crash - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — A 23-year-old Ina man was arrested following a vehicle crash late Saturday that injured five young Salem residents. Defendant Quentin Metje has a preliminary charge of aggravated driving under the influence and formal charges are pending ...
Doug Collins to speak at area convention center - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Former basketball star and current NBA analyst Doug Collins will be speaking at the Rend Lake Resort and Conference Center in July. Collins will appear at the conference center located in Wayne Fizgerrell State Park about 20 miles south of Mt. Vernon.
Tamara Malin - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Tamara R. Malin, 47, of Mt. Vernon, died 12:39 p.m. Sunday, June 28, 2015, at her home in Mt. Vernon. She was born Saturday, May 11, 1968, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Thomas R. Malin and Frances Heintz. She is survived by her mother, Frances Heintz of Mt.
Donald Taylor - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Donald D. Taylor, 81, of Mt. Vernon, died 11:40 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2015, at his home in Mt. Vernon. He was born Wednesday, April 25, 1934, in Wayne County, the son of Hazel and Madeline (Hall) Taylor. He married Patricia Joann Cummings on June 6, 1953 ...
Brenda Webster - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Brenda Carol Webster, 66, of Mt. Vernon, died 7 p.m. Friday, June 26, 2015, at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was born Wednesday, Aug. 4, 1948, in Madison, Ind., the daughter of Uhel Clarence and Helen (Smith) Andrew. She is survived by ...
Jerry Lane - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Gerald “Jerry” Virgil Lane, 73, of Mt. Vernon, passed away 6 a.m. Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the White Oak Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon. Gerald was born Feb. 24, 1942, in Mt. Vernon, a son of Virgil R. and Mayaileen (Peters) Lane.
Wesley Talbert - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Wesley Martin Talbert died June 24, 2015, in South Bend, Ind. He was born Sept. 16, 1921, in Wayne County, to Silas and Bertha (Shreve) Talbert. Wes married Katie Lee Cornstubble on Dec. 17, 1948, and they celebrated 66 years together. Wes proudly served ...
Keep the pressure on - Mt. Vernon Register-News
I want to thank county board member Randy Edwards for his tenacious pursuit to obtain potable water for those families living on North Sparrow Lane. For those of your readers who may not know, Mr. Edwards and others on the county board are balking at ...
Leadership is missing - Mt. Vernon Register-News
I wish very much that I had the writing skills to reach and inspire folks to do something about the terrible decline in our country and especially our state of Illinois. I keep trying, but it is like swimming upstream against a powerful current. We are ...
MVTHS looks at new school funding - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — Mt. Vernon Township High School will continue as planned with construction of the new high school, despite funding uncertainty from the state. Superintendent Michael Smith reported Wednesday the district has been notified that state funding ...
Sheriff's office sees rise in incidents - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Sheriff's office sees rise in incidents By TRAVIS MORSE [email protected]
Mount Vernon Register-News MT. VERNON — The Jefferson County Sheriff's Office handled a total of 796 law events in May, a significant rise from April's total of 506.
Airport hosts aviation history - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — The Mt. Vernon chapter of the Experimental Aircraft Association is bringing the World War II B-17 Bomber "Aluminum Overcast" to the airport as part of the Salute to Freedom. The B-17 bomber arrives at Outland Airport on Thursday, and will ...
Same-sex marriage decision is a triumph for civil rights - Mt. Vernon Register-News
The Supreme Court decision on gay marriage was always going to be historic. What's surprising is that Friday's opinion is also moving. Its final paragraph is worth quoting in full: "No union is more profound than marriage, for it embodies the highest ...