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  1. Other Voices: Tire demand doesn't match plans for new factoriesRead the original story

    Friday Sep 19 | Tire Business

    ... the GTY Tire Co. joint venture that was located adjacent to the Continental Tire the Americas L.L.C. factory in Mount Vernon, Ill. But just since the beginning of 2012, no fewer than four tire facilities have opened in the U.S., and four others have ...


  2. Mount Vernon Student Serves Underprivileged YouthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 18 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    MOUNT VERNON, N.Y. Natorie Beckford, daughter of Natalya Johnson of Mount Vernon, completed the Council on International Educational Exchange Leadership Academy program last summer. She, a number of other U.S. students and a program leader traveled to Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, where they lived with host families.


  3. Ronald D. SmithRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Breeze Courier

    Ronald D. Smith, 63, of Mt. Zion, IL, passed away at 1:18 p.m. September 14, 2014 in his residence.


  4. Class of 1994 plans reunionRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 17 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Members of the Mount Vernon High School Class of 1994 will celebrate their 20th class reunion on Saturday, October 11. The celebration will be at the Trey Deuce Domino Saloon on CR SE 3010 at 6 p.m. The weekend will be full of activities, including a home football game on Friday, October 10 at 7 p.m. at Don Meredith Stadium and CountryFest in ... (more)


  5. PEOPLE v. GOOCHRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | FindLaw

    Bryan A. Drew, Jason D. Drew, Katie M. Oehmke, Drew & Drew, Benton, IL, for Appellant. Charles Garnati, State's Attorney, Williamson County Courthouse, Marion, IL, Patrick Delfino, Director, Stephen E. Norris, Deputy Director, Patrick D. Daly, Staff Attorney, Office of the State's Attorneys Appellate Prosecutor, Mt.


  6. Groundbreaking Begins for Mt. Vernon Township High SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 15 | WSIL

    Construction for a new Mt. Vernon Township high school is finally underway. On Monday, school leaders broke ground on the new project.


  7. Family wants accused to begin trailRead the original story

    Sunday Sep 14 | KFVS12

    Waiting for justice for more than 3 years, that's the reality for the family of a Mt. Vernon man shot and killed inside his cab in May 2011.


  8. Mt. Vernon man's family wants accused to begin trailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | KFVS12

    Waiting for justice for more than three years, that's the reality for the family of a Mount Vernon man shot and killed inside his cab in May 2011. Four teenagers have been arrested and charged in connection with the crime, but none of them have gone to trial.


  9. Mildred Ida SimmonsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 14 | Obits

    She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Harvey & JoJo Zinschlag of Kokomo, IN; a daughter and son-in-law, Pamela & Carl Hill of Harlingen, TX; two step-sons and step daughters-in-law, Phillip & Rhonda Simmons of Mt. Vernon, IL and Don & Sharon Simmons of Niceville.


  10. 3 injured in school bus crash late Thursday in Jefferson CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | KFVS12

    A crash involving a Belleville-area school bus and an SUV happened in Jefferson County, Illinois late Thursday evening. It happened shortly before 9:20 p.m. According to Illinois State Police, the left northbound lane of Interstate 57 at mile marker 89 was closed for construction.


  11. Angelene E. PhillipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 11 | Marietta Times

    Angelene E. Phillips, age 93, of Fairway Drive, Mount Vernon, passed away on Wednesday, September 10, 2014 at the Ross Heart Hospital of the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center. She was born on August 29, 1921 in Knox County to the late Edgar and Ruth Cochran.


  12. Convenient Store Employee Accused Of Theft, Lying About RobberyRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 10 | WJPF-AM Carterville

    Mt. Vernon, Ill. - An employee of a Casey's General Store is accused of committing theft after filing a false robbery report. Anita Bailey was arrested after an investigation into a report filed by Bailey Thursday revealed she lied to police officiers initially.


  13. A custodian in Fairfax continues to serve 'his' studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 7 | The Washington Post

    Chin Park, 86, was born and raised in Korea. His job at Mount Vernon High, where he is the oldest staff member, is the only one he's held since he moved to the United States in the late 1980s.


  14. High school announces homecoming queen nomineesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 5 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    Mount Vernon High School Homecoming Queen nominees and their court for 2014 were announced Wednesday, August 27 at the high school.


  15. Mt. Vernon woman sentenced to 10 years on meth related chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | KFVS12

    According to the US attorney, Julia Ann Snow, 52, of Mt. Vernon, Illinois, was sentenced to 10 years in prison, four years supervised release, and was fined $500.


  16. Diabetic Woman Lucky To Be Alive After Getting Stuck In Mud For 24 HoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 3 | MyFoxPhilly

    A diabetic woman from Illinois is thankful to be alive after getting stuck in a quicksand-like mud for more than 24 hours. Amy Chitwood slipped and fell along a steep bank and ended up trapped in mud up to her waist.


  17. Illinois woman rescued after day stuck in mudRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 2 | Northwest Herald

    ... that it took crews about half an hour to free her. Chitwood was treated at the Good Samaritan Hospital in Mount Vernon for non-life-threatening injuries. Other than scrapes and bruises, Chitwood said she is doing well and is grateful for her ... 1 comment

  18. Carmi woman shares story after being stuck in the mud for 24 hoursRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 1 | WFIE-TV Evansville

    ... she was OK. "I was very scared I was very worried," says Carmon. After Amy was found, she was taken to a Mount Vernon, Illinois hospital. She's now Mending some cuts and bruises- and just praising her guarding angels- that she's alive. "I'm very ...


  19. Homecoming Parade MondayRead the original story

    Saturday Aug 30 | Mount Vernon Optic-Herald

    The annual Homecoming Parade and Pep Rally in downtown Mount Vernon is scheduled for Monday, September 1. Anyone interested in entering a float in the parade should contact Jenna Wilkins at the school at 903-537-3700, ext.


  20. Get Ready For Back To School With Events In Mount VernonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 28 | The Mount Vernon Daily Voice

    A variety of back to school events will be held in Mount Vernon, including the Backpack Giveaway and Community Fair.


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