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Lady Spartans fall in regional title game - Mt. Vernon Register-News
DUQOUIN – The Waltonville/Sesser-Valier softball team had a couple of late scoring chances against Pinckneyville but couldn't cash them in during Saturday's 2A regional final loss. Pinckneyville won the game 3-1 behind a strong effort from starting ...
Trojans fall in semis - Mt. Vernon Register-News
STEELEVILLE – A pair of stellar defensive plays by Trico helped the Pioneers held off Webber 2-1 in Friday's 1 A regional semifinal game. “That is two very good teams going at it,” Webber coach Sam Root said. “And two teams that I thought played ...
Wayne City tops Woodlawn in regional final - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Wayne City tops Woodlawn in regional final By PHILLIP HAMERSKI [email protected]
Mount Vernon Register-News WOODLAWN – The Wayne City Lady Indians softball team topped Woodlawn 5-0 in Saturday's class 1A regional final game held at ...
Rams sweep Highland - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON – The Rams baseball team swept past Highland in a doubleheader Saturday. Mt. Vernon won the opening game 1-0 and took the second 6-4. “It was a great day for our seniors,” Mt. Vernon coach Tim Holloway said. “Getting two wins at Brennan ...
Golliday medals at state - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Mt. Vernon's Charde Golliday medaled in a pair of events at Saturday's 2A track and field state finals in Charleston. Golliday finished third in the triple jump with a leap of 38 feet. Chicago De La Salle's Jaimie Robinson won the event with a jump of 40 feet.
Library buys former VFW building - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — The C.E. Brehm Memorial Public Library has officially purchased the former VFW building at 110 S. Eighth St. to use for a Library Annex facility. Eventually, library officials hope to turn the site into a center for an expanded genealogy ...
Program aims to help others - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON – Mt. Vernon Baptist Temple is hosting the Reformers Unanimous program. The program is a faith-based addiction ministry that is not specific to any one problem. Reformers Unanimous is directed by Mike Blackford, and church pastor Tim Reynolds ...
Thursday Night Live to return May 28 - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — Cedarhurst's annual Thursday Night Live program returns for its fourth season next week and organizers are expecting a large turnout. This season runs from May 28 to Sept. 3. The event, which is free and open to the public, is held from 5 p ...
Lady Rams, Rams both hammer Salem - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Mt. Vernon's baseball and softball teams both recorded blowout wins over Salem on Friday. The Rams traveled to Busch Stadium in a makeup game and beat the Wildcats 11-1 in six innings. The Lady Rams traveled to Salem and won 10-0 in five frames. Hannah ...
Lena Book - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Lena Mae Book, 94, formerly of Ina, passed away at 5 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2015, at the Residential Living Center in Mt. Vernon. She was born April 26, 1921, a daughter of Silas Nubern and Julia Christina (Rigg) Cook. She married Orval Book on July 20, 1941 ...
Kenneth Akers - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Kenneth H. Akers, 96, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Arma, Kan., died on Friday, May 22, 2015, at his home in Mt. Vernon. He was born Monday, Aug. 26, 1918, in Montrose, Mo., son of Elmer Lee and Lottie LeMary (Williams) Akers. He married Lois Aletta Walden on ...
Robert Oliphant - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Robert “Bob” S. Oliphant, 92, passed away April 16, 2015, at his home in Columbia, Mo. He was born June 28, 1922, in Columbia, the son of Max Stewart and Florence Cassidy Oliphant. He married Janice Conover on Dec. 27, 1948. He is survived by his wife ...
Dale McDannold - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Dale Wayne McDannold, 84, of Centralia, died at 2:40 a.m. Friday, May 22, 2015, at White Oaks Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center in Mt. Vernon. He was born on Wednesday, March 25, 1931, in Meredosia, the son of Ray and Cora Mae (Suratt) McDannold.
Neva Carter - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Neva Sue Carter, 74, of Mt. Vernon, went home to be with her Lord at 1:28 a.m. on May 22, 2015, at her daughter’s home in Mt. Vernon. She was born on June 14, 1940, in Centralia, the daughter of Harold J. and Cora Mae (Harvey) Phelps. She had a heart of ...
Gordon McDowell - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Gordon Ray McDowell, 87, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Cave-in-Rock, died Wednesday at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. He was an Army veteran of WWII and a member of Lone Oak Church of Christ. Surviving is his wife, Joyce McDowell of Mt.