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Reynolds charged with sexual exploitation of a minor

A La Russell man is accused of using a “game camera” to take pictures of a woman and her daughter while in a bathroom. Ronald Eugene Reynolds, 52, was arrested on the charges of sexual exploitation of a minor and invasion of privacy on Friday, March 16. As of press time, he remained in the jail i...

Posted: March 23, 2018
Area students walk out for Parkland, Fla., shooting victims

Students at the Miller, Mt. Vernon and Aurora school districts took part in the “National Walkout Day” on Wednesday, March 14; a national movement observed to remember the 17 students who died in a shooting in Parkland, Fla. on Feb. 14. At 10 a.m., students in each of the districts spent 17 minut...

Posted: March 22, 2018
Board votes to proceed with bank building purchase for city hall

Mt. Vernon aldermen discuss 911 call center outlook, updating future city hall from previous bank use

Posted: March 21, 2018
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Lady Mt'neers win 19th straight, second district title in a row

The winning streak has grown to 19 straight for the Lady Mt'neers basketball team, as they cruised through the Class 3 District 12 tournament held in Mt. Vernon last week, defeating Diamond (95-17), Seneca (67-33) and Lamar (69-34).

Posted: February 26, 2018
Mt'neers claim Class 3 District 12 title

Posted: February 26, 2018

For two straight seasons, the Lady Mt'neers have not lost a conference basketball game. On Thursday, Feb. 15, Mt. Vernon needed just one final conference win to win back-to-back undefeated titles and they got the win over the McDonald County Lady Mustangs in dominating fashion, 70-20.

Posted: February 21, 2018
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