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Ethel Hardig - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home. She was born on March 8, 1959, in Champaign, the daughter of Fred Arnold and Dollie May (Kingston) Wheeler. She attended Unity High School in Tolono and ...
Bill Clinton coming to eastern Kentucky to stump for Grimes - Mt. Vernon Register-News
GLASGOW — Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes is again calling in the “Big Dog” in her quest to unseat five-term Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell. Former President Bill Clinton will join Grimes on Aug. 6 for a campaign rally in eastern Kentucky ...
Farrington school pursues Internet upgrade - Mt. Vernon Register-News
BLUFORD — Farrington Grade School is upgrading to a wireless Internet system as part of a two-phase project to improve educational opportunities for students. The ongoing effort involves the district moving from a T1 line system to a wireless system.
Marshall Cross, Jr. - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Marshall Marion Cross, Jr., 74, of Belle Rive, went to be with Jesus at 3:35 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014, at his home in Belle Rive. He was born Friday, Sept. 15, 1939, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Marshall Marion Cross, Sr. and Lena A. (Sneed) Cross.
Rodney Lipe - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Rodney James Lipe, 76, of Mt. Vernon, died 2:40 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon. He was born Friday, April 29, 1938, in Jacksonville, the son of James A. and Ida Mae Lipe. Rodney worked as a laborer in area oil fields.
Cove Connection helps local parents - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Child care is also provided during the class, meaning parents can bring their kids. While the parenting group session is going on, children take part in a Sunday School type program that includes Bible stories and songs. Transportation to the session is ...
County finds salt supplier - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — A national salt shortage has left many county engineers in Southern Illinois scrambling for supplies. A special meeting of the Jefferson County Board was held Thursday night to address the issue. County Engineer Brandon Simmons explained ...
Hines Sight: St. Louis, Chicago bring exciting aspects into season - Mt. Vernon Register-News
St. Louis Rams and Chicago Bears fans have reasons to be excited for the upcoming football season. Both teams feature explosive young talent, who have a chance to dominate the league. Challenges also stand in their way. The Rams feature one of the most ...
How spy agencies keep their 'toys' from law enforcement - Mt. Vernon Register-News
WASHINGTON — A little over a decade ago, federal prosecutors used keystroke logging software to steal the encryption password of an alleged New Jersey mobster, Nicodemo Scarfo Jr., so they could get evidence from his computer to be used at his trial.
Russia's war on McDonald's takes aim at the Filet-o-Fish - Mt. Vernon Register-News
WASHINGTON — Russia said earlier this week that it had no intention of answering Western sanctions by making it harder for Western companies to conduct business in Russia. But all bets are off, apparently, when you threaten the Russian waistline.