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Police foil attempted bank robbery - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — An Arizona man is behind bars in Jefferson County after police foiled an attempted bank robbery late Friday morning. Claude Kirkman, 72, Mesa, Ariz., was arrested around 11:30 a.m. in the parking lot of Fifth Third Bank in the 2700 block of ...
Low income energy assistance begins - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — The Low Income Home Energy Assistance program for winter heating bills starts Tuesday. Crosswalk Community Action Agency, which administers the LIHEAP program, will begin making appointments at 7:30 a.m. on Sept. 2. The first two months of ...
Why the Ice Bucket Challenge worked so well - Mt. Vernon Register-News
There’s a pretty simple explanation for why the Ice Bucket Challenge became this summer’s most successful social-network meme and raised such an extreme amount of money for the ALS Association, which battles Lou Gehrig’s disease: It created a safe ...
How corny can you get? - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Hello, my name is Jim and I married a corn junkie. Demon corn has turned the woman I love into a picky eater who will do anything to support her habit. She’s alienated all her friends, most of her family and I’ve started sleeping in the guest bedroom.
JC Challenge concert returns - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — The 6th Annual JC Challenge concert will be held Sept. 27. The free outdoor Chrisitan concert has been held the last Saturday in August previous years — but heat and humidity has prompted organizers to move the event to the last Saturday ...
Burning ordinance up for vote - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — The City Council will decide whether to ban leaf burning during its meeting on Tuesday. A second reading on an ordinance which will ban the burning of leaves and landscape material within the city limits is slated for Tuesday’s meeting.
Rams drop opener - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON – Turnovers plagued the Rams football team in its opening game loss to Taylorville on Friday night. Mt. Vernon lost six fumbles and dropped the game 40-20 to the Tornadoes. The Rams had three miscues in each half. Taylorville took five of the ...
Eula Foshee - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Eula LaVerne Foshee, 97, of Mt. Vernon, died 11:15 a.m. Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon. She was born Saturday, March 10, 1917, in Irvington, the daughter of Elmer Parke Outland and Cora LaVerne (Raines) Outland.
When not looking is not an option - Mt. Vernon Register-News
News out of Iraq alone is enough to tempt most Americans to never read the paper again. Though if you go to the celebrity pages for some kind of escape, you’ve been out of luck there, as well, as they’ve been dominated by suicide and divorce.
Lending Club could be the future of banking - Mt. Vernon Register-News
If you think the Lending Club is Silicon Valley’s answer to banking or the financial world’s Uber, the company’s filing for its planned $500 million initial public offering should help disabuse you of that notion. That said, it might still be the ...