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BLOOD DRIVE — Tracie Downey of Mount Vernon was among those who gave blood Monday during an American Red Cross blood drive held at West Salem …

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MOUNT VERNON — Four Jefferson County committees will meet Thursday at the Jefferson County Courthouse. 

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MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Township High School Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 18, at the high school.

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Mount Vernon Public Works employees recently cut down branches in preparation of taking down a tree on 14th Street, just north of Main Street.

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MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon City Schools District 80 Board of Education will hold its annual Board Retreat today (Friday) and Saturday ins…

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Jefferson County CEO Alumni Dakota Tate recently visited Monken Toyota in Mount Vernon, where the current Jefferson County CEO class meets, to…

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Dale Braddock of Wayne City was at C.E. Brehm Memorial Public Library in Mount Vernon Monday, doing research for a genealogy project.

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Molly Landesman of Mount Vernon and her 1-year-old daughter Daisy enjoyed playing with the Liteworks Wall Friday inside the Beck Family Center…

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City of Mount Vernon workers take down some Christmas decorations from a street light earlier this week in the 1800 block of Broadway.

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Terry Phelps, supervisor of H&R Builders in Mount Vernon, prepares to work on the American Legion Post 141 roof Monday in downtown Mount Vernon.

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Owner Ryan Blumhorst saws wood Friday for some new axe throwing targets to be installed at 618 AXE, a recently opened sports and recreation fa…

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Owner Monte Jo Clark stocks the shelves with some new organic spices Thursday at Kingdom Seasonings, a culinary gift shop that recently opened…

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Brenna Collins of Bluford works out on a treadmill Tuesday at the YMCA of Jefferson County, located at 2424 Broadway in Mount Vernon.

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Mount Vernon’s Zana Das passes the ball Monday at the Benton Christmas Classic. A variety of teams around the area are currently playing in ho…

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Santa Claus had some eager visitors as Thursday marked the last day Jefferson County Santa’s Cottage was open for the season. PICTURED, FROM L…

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Central Christian Church in Mount Vernon hosted its annual Christmas at Central service this past week. The services featured live animals, na…

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A crew from J. & S. Interior Systems continued work Wednesday on the planned new Dunkin’ Donuts restaurant that is being built at the vaca…

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Illinois Republican candidate for governor Darren Bailey, CENTER, made a stop at the Mount Vernon Outland Airport Wednesday as part of the “Da…

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RUNNING FOR GOVERNOR — State Sen. Darren Bailey, an Illinois Republican candidate for governor, made some remarks at the Mount Vernon Outland …

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