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Opdyke Man Injured In Car vs. Train Collision in Jefferson County Saturday

Opdyke Man Injured In Car vs. Train Collision in Jefferson County Saturday

JEFFERSON COUNTY — An Opdyke man was taken to a St. Louis hospital after his truck struck a southbound train Saturday morning on Lang Lane west of Route 37. Jefferson County Sheriff Jeff Bullard says the office received the report at about 7:40 a.m. to the report of a 2016 Chevy truck that had struck…

Tech Advances Bolster Orthopedic Care at Crossroads Community Hospital

Tech Advances Bolster Orthopedic Care at Crossroads Community Hospital

MT. VERNON, IL — It’s no secret that technology is transforming the healthcare industry at rapid speeds. The Orthopedic Services at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mt. Vernon have used new tech and experienced physicians to put their patients in scenarios for the best possible care. Orthopedic Surgeon, Dr. Harish Kempegowda uses his experience as a…

Jefferson County Chamber to pass out Coupon Books for Holiday Shoppers

Jefferson County Chamber to pass out Coupon Books for Holiday Shoppers

MT. VERNON, IL — Whether you’re almost done with your holiday shopping or just getting started, the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce hopes you’ll shop small and local this season. Brett Templeton is the Marketing Director with the Chamber. She says their coupon books are a great way to take advantage of the benefits provided…

Community Events

Local Blood Drives

Fri, Dec 13: Spero Family Services, 2023 Richview Road, Mount Vernon, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm Mon, Dec 16: Dahlgren Grade School, 3:00 – 7:00 pm Tue, Dec 17: Du Quoin American Legion, 900 South Jefferson, 1:00 – 6:00 pm Wed, Dec 18: Salem Community Center, 416 Oglesby, 12:00 – 6:00 pm Thu, Dec 19:…

Concert Calendar

20th Anniversary Christmas Concert at Cedarhurst

20th Anniversary Christmas Concert at Cedarhurst

Cedarhurst Choral Project 20th Anniversary Christmas Concert Come and enjoy a delightful selection of some of the best Christmas songs this dedicated group has performed over the last 20 years! 3:00 PM | Sunday, December 22 Mitchell Museum Performance Hall Enjoy refreshments after the concert Tickets: Purchase at the door or in advance at cedarhurst.org $8.00…

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Christmas Eve and Other Stories @ Enterprise Center

Trans-Siberian Orchestra Christmas Eve and Other Stories @ Enterprise Center

Thursday, December 26, 2019 ON SALE •   TIME • 3:00 pm & 7:00 pm 12 Days of TSO Verified Fan Registration is where all fans can sign up at tso.tmverifiedfan.com for exclusive access to the best tickets for the best price before tickets go on sale to the general public. A portion of the proceeds benefitting The Salvation Army Tree…

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