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Rhonda Hayes - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Rhonda Kaye Hayes, 57 years, six months and 19 days, of Mt. Vernon, died 8:02 a.m. Tuesday, March 24, 2015, at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind. She was born Thursday, Sept. 5, 1957, in Mt. Vernon, the daughter of Jack and Elizabeth (Caldwell) McCoy.
Ameren upgrading area service - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — Residential and small business customers of Ameren in Jefferson and Washington counties will benefit from a expansion of its delivery system for electric and natural gas. “As part of a multi-year plan to build a next generation energy ...
Walk to be dedicated to Whiteside - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — Next week’s local Child Abuse Prevention Walk will be dedicated to Elder Robert Whiteside, Jr., a devoted volunteer who passed away Thursday. Members of the Child Abuse Prevention Month Task Force approved the dedication plans during a ...
Daily Record - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Michael Upton, 23, West Frankfort, was arrested at 4:54 a.m. Thursday on a charge of violation of bail bond. n John Payne, 40, of the 300 block of South Second Street, was arrested at 4:09 p.m. Thursday on charges of domestic battery/bodily harm and parole ...
Weekly Record - Mt. Vernon Register-News
March 20 — Clayton S. Jackson and Hannah J. Weber, both of Mt. Vernon. March 20 — Mark A. Elliston and Alicia N. Barnes, both of Waltonville. March 23 — Rohnil S. Pradhan of Centralia and Gabrielle H.L. Bialik of St. Louis, Mo. March 26 — Skylor C.
D-80 investigates options - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — District 80 Schools would likely have to seek a referendum before issuing bonds to fund a new gym for Casey Middle School. Even so, no such referendum has yet been approved and district officials are merely researching the issue at this ...
DNA engineering could lead to new food flavors and ingredients - Mt. Vernon Register-News
NEW YORK - Thanks to recent advances in synthetic biology - a hybrid discipline of engineering and biology that makes possible the manipulation of DNA of microorganisms such as yeast, bacteria, fungi and algae - a new generation of "organism engineers" has ...
Local nonprofits invited to workshop - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — Registration is now open for a special workshop April 29 geared toward helping nonprofit agencies grow and find new sources of revenue. The workshop is entitled “Taking the Next Step: Nonprofits as Developers, Landlords and Business Owners.”
Facebook contacts lead to sex crime accusations - Mt. Vernon Register-News
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Sex crime accusations continue to mount against a Michigan man who authorities said had Facebook interactions with a local teen before he sexually assaulted her at a movie theater. Grand Traverse County sheriff's Lt. Chris Barsheff ...
Police chase goes through Jefferson County - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — A high-speed police chase went through Jefferson County Wednesday and ended in a vehicle crash in Carbondale. The chase started shortly before 5 p.m. in Centralia after a suspect — Jerrel Stockstill, 26, of Mound City — allegedly forced ...
Dedicated volunteer passes away - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — Friends and colleagues were saddened Thursday by the loss of Elder Robert Whiteside, Jr., a man they described as caring, loving, and deeply committed to God. “He was a very godly person,” said the Rev. Mrs. Erie Patton, president of the ...
Taxes up for Jefferson County - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — First quarter tax receipts for Jefferson County are $88,206 more than the first quarter of last year. Tax receipts received through March came in at $1.8 million compared to $1.71 million last year. A steady climb in tax receipts has been ...
High school baseball player hit in head by errant throw while in dugout dies - Mt. Vernon Register-News
VALDOSTA, Ga. — After being struck in the head by an errant throw Wednesday night, Valdosta High School freshman baseball player Colton Shaw passed away Thursday afternoon. Shaw, 14, was struck between the fifth and sixth innings Wednesday at Ike ...
Gary Waters - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Gary Wayne Waters, age 73, of Mt. Vernon, passed away 5:40 a.m. Monday, March 23, 2015, at the Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon. Gary was born Jan. 10, 1942, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Donald L. and Violet (Thompson) Waters. He had retired from ...
Wrongs in the Middle East - Mt. Vernon Register-News
‘Media coverage is not about ratings, it is about lives,” Coptic Orthodox Bishop Angaelos said during a panel at the National Press Club this past week. He’s based in London and came to the United States, as he has frequently in past months, to raise ...