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  1. Pontius, Marcia PresleyRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Newark Advocate

    Marcia Presley Pontius MT. VERNON: A memorial service for Marcia Presley Pontius will be held Saturday, March 28, at 11:00 at Fairview Freewill Baptist Church, Vance Road, Mt.

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  2. New locomotives ensure energy-efficient transportRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ECNmag

    ... both N-ViroMotive model 3GS-21B, manufactured by the National Railway Equipment Company, headquartered in Mount Vernon, Illinois. GenSet is short for generator-set locomotives. "The [Department of Defense] is looking to update the locomotive fleet ...

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  3. Mount Vernon Has The Spirit In The East Hudson Youth Soccer LeagueRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    Sixty players -- mainly boys with a couple of girls scattered on the three boys teams -- currently wear the red, white and blue of the Spirit of Mount Vernon. Children in the city are registered with neighboring clubs who also play in the EHYSL and Eastern New York Youth Soccer Association .

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  4. Baseball game changesRead the original story

    Tuesday | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The Mount Vernon Tigers baseball game scheduled for today, Tuesday, March 24 has been moved to the Mount Vernon High School field and will begin at 7 p.m. It will be varsity only.

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  5. Marysue (Jettinghoff-Garlinger) WilsonRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | The Daily Herald

    She was born May 6, 1940, in Mt. Vernon, Illinois, to Frank and Flora Jettinghoff.

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  6. Classmates of Mt. Vernon teens killed in wreck help community healRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | KLTV Tyler

    ... being there," said Megan Meyer, of her friend Andrea Cook. It wasn't a typical Sunday evening for a group of Mount Vernon High School students. "We're making posters for each of the girls, Nicole, Andrea, and Shyanne," said Morgan Allen. They're ...

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  7. Eustis hires new city manager from IllinoisRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 22 | The Orlando Sentinel

    City Commissioners unanimously approved a $140,000 contract to hire Ronald Neibert as their new city manager - but not before discussing concerns with his collaboration skills. Commissioner Linda Durham Bob said low reviews of his ability to work well with others and try new ideas proposed by the city council in previous jobs at several Illinois cities were a "red flag."

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  8. Bulldogs hold off 'Cats | BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Whidbey News-Times

    The Mount Vernon High School baseball team jumped to an early lead and then answered every Oak Harbor challenge to hand the Wildcats a 10-4 loss in Oak Harbor's season and home opener Thursday, March 19. The Bulldogs raced to 4-0 and 6-2 leads. Oak Harbor twice cut the gap to two, but Mount Vernon countered each time, including scoring four runs in the seventh to put the game away.

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  9. Bulldogs bump Oak Harbor | SocceerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | Whidbey News-Times

    After a 20-minute scoreless battle, the Mount Vernon High School soccer team got its offense going for a 4-0 win over visiting Oak Harbor Tuesday, March 17. The Wildcats went toe-to-toe with MV until a "communication problem" led to a Bulldog score midway through the first half, according to Wildcat coach Brian Thompson. "The score had us scrambling for about 15 minutes," Thompson said, "and they scored two more times before the half.

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  10. Clayton ReedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    ... Tuesday, March 17, 2015, at 3:20 p.m. at Muhlenberg Community Hospital. Mr. Reed was born June 19, 1924, in Mount Vernon, Illinois. He was the manager at Ben Franklin Store for 28 years and retired as manager of the Dollar General Store after six ...

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  11. Singer films documentary in Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | News12.com

    Don't be surprised if you bump into R&B star Al B. Sure roaming the streets of Mount Vernon. That's because the singer is in his hometown filming a new documentary.

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  12. Al B. Sure Comes Home To Mount Vernon For Documentary SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 18 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. A familiar face could be seen traversing Mount Vernon streets on Tuesday as native son Al B. Sure came back to his hometown to film segments for a music documentary series. The Grammy-nominated R&B singer was a guest of Mayor Ernest Davis on Tuesday, as the Mount Vernon High School football standout filmed scenes for "Unsung," a documentary series that airs on TV One.

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  13. NIU Alumni Association offers trip to DCRead the original story

    Thursday Mar 12 | De Kalb Midweek

    ... comprised of 19 museums and galleries and the National Zoological Park. Other sights include Ford's Theatre, Mount Vernon, the National 9/11 Pentagon Memorial, the Capitol, the Washington Monument, Arlington National Cemetery, the Jefferson and ...

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  14. PPG Foundation Supports Fairfield Community High School Science LabRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Coatings World

    Chris Campbell, facility manager at PPG Industries' industrial coatings manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Illinois, has presented a PPG Industries Foundation check to benefit students at Fairfield Community High School. Science teacher Brent Sutton received $1,000 for purchasing laboratory supplies to enhance learning opportunities for high school students.

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  15. PPG Foundation Supports Waltonville Grade School Book ClubRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 15 | Coatings World

    Ron Herring, operations manager at PPG Industries' industrial coatings manufacturing facility in Mount Vernon, Illinois, has presented Waltonville Grade School with Donna Burlison, PPG customer service representative, to present a PPG Industries Foundation check to benefit students. Librarian Darla Oliver and Principal Dawn Hamson received nearly $1,000 to fund the lower-grades Book Club.

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  16. Mt. Vernon class of 1965 to host 50th reunionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 13 | Daily Reporter

    The Mt. Vernon class of 1965 will host their 50th reunion from 7 to 11a p.m. May 1 at the Creative Arts Center, 2 W. Main St., Greenfield.

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  17. Citizen Uproar Leads Mt. Vernon Leaders to Shut-Off Water Sale TalksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | WSIL

    The news was delivered at 5:20 p.m. without fanfare. An e-mail sent by the assistant to the city manager announced that Mt.

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  18. City of Mt. Vernon announces it will not sell water, sewer system to private companyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | KFVS12

    The City of Mount Vernon, Illinois announced on Wednesday, March 11 that they will not proceed with any further negotiations or advancement of the sewer and water system sale. The city said the proposed ordinance will not appear on the March 16 agenda, or any future agendas during the term of the current council.

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  19. Illinois man indicted after store robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | KFVS12

    The Department of Justice says a southern Illinois man has been indicted on robbery and gun related charges. David D. Weatherall, 25, of Mt.

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  20. Mt. Vernon man indicted on drug, gun-related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 11 | KFVS12

    According to U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Illinois Stephen R. Wigginton, count 1 charges that on Dec. 5, 2014, in Jefferson County, Jones knowingly and intentionally possessed with the intent to distribute crack cocaine. Count 2 charges that on Dec. 4, 2014, in Jefferson County, Jones did knowingly possess a gun, and knew that the manufacturer's or importer's serial number had been removed, obliterated or altered.

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