Showing latest news headlines from the Mount Vernon Register News newspaper
County considers grow center - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — Jefferson County is considering going into the marijuana growing business. A proposal for a marijuana plant and lab was proposed by brothers Abdul and Kareem Fahmy at Monday's meeting of the Jefferson County Board. The state is setting up 21 ...
Margaret Morgan - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Margaret Ruth Morgan, 75, of Maryland Heights, Mo. and formerly of Mt. Vernon, died 6:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Parkwood Nursing Home in Maryland Heights, Mo. She was born Thursday, Nov. 24, 1938, in Belle Rive, the daughter of Charles Fredrick ...
Charles Lucas - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Charles Melvin Lucas, 90, of Mt. Vernon, died at 2:45 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Health Care Center in Mt. Vernon. He was born June 23, 1924, in Avelia, Pa., the son of Vernon Robert and Mary Viola (McDonald) Lucas. He married Dolores ...
RLC tours, trips planned - Mt. Vernon Register-News
INA — Whether you want a short, local vacation or a trip across land and sea, Rend Lake College has planned trips to fit. Three local tours of the St. Louis and Shawnee Hills regions are scheduled for this fall, followed by a trip to Ireland in April ...
Picking on for-profit colleges - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Those are laudable aspirations. But it is hard to see how the country can fulfill them, given the administration’s animus toward the for-profit colleges that provide the only realistic educational opportunity for millions of underserved Americans.
Voter lottery could improve turnout - Mt. Vernon Register-News
‘You gotta be in it to win it.” That’s what they say about the lottery, or used to. Now some public officials in Los Angeles want to apply this logic — which is hard to argue with — to elections. The Los Angeles Ethics Commission recently passed ...
Shoes top Trojans - Mt. Vernon Register-News
BLUFORD – Teutopolis took control and never relinquished the lead in an 11-0 six-inning victory against Webber on Monday. The Wooden Shoes struck early against Webber and starting pitcher Logan Ganieany. Teutopolis strung together four consecutive ...
Florine Savage - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Florine E. Savage, 87, of Belle Rive, died 9:02 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. She was born June 15, 1927, in Dahlgren, the daughter of Carl Raymond and Flora Slayden (Clark) McNair. She married Dean ...
Shayle Hensley - Mt. Vernon Register-News
Shayle Bruce Hensley, 60, of Mt. Vernon, died 4:30 a.m. Aug. 21, 2014, at his home. He was born April 9, 1954, in Chicago, the son of Welzie and Dorothy (Starkie) Hensley. He married Brenda Hensley on Oct. 9, 1999, and she survives. He was shop foreman at ...
Police respond to multiple shootings - Mt. Vernon Register-News
MT. VERNON — City police responded to multiple locations after receiving several reports of shots being fired overnight Thursday. According to Detective Captain Jeff Bullard of the Mt. Vernon Police Department, a woman in her 30s was injured when two ...