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Spartans smash Z-R - Mt. Vernon Register-News
WALTONVILLE – Zeigler-Royalton wilted under the Spartans full-court pressure defense Tuesday night. Waltonville forced 13 first-quarter turnovers in a 75-44 rout of the Tornadoes. The Spartans repeatedly stole the ball from Zeigler-Royalton as the ...
Woodlawn cruises to victory - Mt. Vernon Register-News
WOODLAWN – The Lady Cardinals were never threatened in a 45-26 Wednesday night win over Elverado. Woodlawn dominated the opening quarter as Elverado struggled to hit shots early and throughout the game. Woodlawn seized an 11-2 edge after the first period.
Campbell selects Olivet Nazarene - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON – One of the Rams top hitters and starting shortstop from a season ago is headed to Olivet Nazarene University in Bourbonnais. Ryan Campbell signed with the school on Wednesday afternoon. “I visited Olivet a couple times, and it seemed like ...
Cardinals deck Grayville by 40 - Mt. Vernon Register-News
WOODLAWN — Woodlawn took one step closer to another 20-win season Tuesday night, cruising to a 76-36 Midland Trail Conference victory over Grayville. The Cardinals improved to 18-3 on the season and 5-1 in the conference. Grayville dropped to 10-10 on ...
Naomi Carr - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Naomi Ruth Carr, 75, of Carmi, died 6:30 a.m. Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at Barnes Jewish Extended Care in Clayton, Mo. She was born Feb. 17, 1939, in Springerton, the daughter of Delbert and Alice (York) Rankin. She married Everett Deon Carr and he survives.
Edward Prout - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Edward D. Prout, 83, of Mt. Vernon and formerly of Opdyke, died 1:07 p.m. Friday, Jan. 23, 2015, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. He was born Oct. 5, 1931, in Harrisburg, a son of Edward D. and Louise (Priest) Prout. He married Helen ...
Harry Staley - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Harry Emmerson Staley, 86, of Mt. Vernon, died at 8:14 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon. He was born April 21, 1928, in Texico, a son of Orie and Edith (Scott) Staley. He married Mildred Marie Meador on Oct. 22 ...
Jerry Linville - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Jerry Wayne Linville, 56 years, 9 months and six days old, died 7:08 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. He was born Friday, April 18, 1958, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Roy Lee and Loretta Jean (Murphy) Linville.
D-80 examines new goals after two-day retreat - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — Updating the science curriculum for grades sixth through eighth was one of several goals to emerge from District 80's recent school board retreat. During the two-day session, held Friday and Saturday, the District 80 Board of Education also ...
Daily Record - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Chester Cooper, 56, Melbourne, Fla., was arrested at 11:16 a.m. Monday on a charge of driving without a license. Incident A man reported at 6:49 a.m. Monday someone broke into a trailer overnight at a business in the 4500 block of Broadway. A seal was ...
Last tax abatement predicted - Mt. Vernon Register-News
As virtually everyone knows by now, in 2004 the people of Jefferson County were promised that the cost of the “new” jail would not be placed on property taxes if they would pass a sales tax. The sales tax was passed and for over 10 years that promise ...
Board presents opportunities - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — At least three economic opportunities lie ahead for Jefferson County in the near future, according to its leadership. Chairman Robert White outlined during Monday's County Board meeting what he described as “hot button issues” during his ...
Racial-slur incidents drop sharply with NFL's ban in place - Mt. Vernon Register-News
PHOENIX - The number of reported on-field incidents involving the use of racial slurs and other forms of abusive language declined sharply this season after the NFL enacted a ban on their use. According to figures given by league officials to the Fritz ...
Pet store owner hunts stolen 9-foot dinosaur statue - Mt. Vernon Register-News
She told one of her employees to call the man back and tell him never mind. It was a joke, a whim, and buyer's remorse set in almost immediately. Nine-hundred dollars for a nine-foot dinosaur? What was she going to do with a $900 nine-foot dinosaur?
Marie French - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Marie French, age 90, of Flora, passed away on Monday, Jan. 26, 2015, at Flora Rehabilitation and Health Care Center in Flora. Marie was born Jan. 5, 1925, in Bluford to Elza and Jessie Holloway. She married Edwin A. French on July 10, 1942, in St. Louis ...