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U of I Extension to host Holiday Wreath Making Class

U of I Extension to host Holiday Wreath Making Class

SALEM, IL — Local Master Gardeners with the U of I Extension Office will be giving hands-on lessons in making an evergreen wreath this December. Agriculture & Natural Resource Coordinator Chris Lueking says a lot of the materials for the wreath can come from your own backyard. Find more information and a link to register…

Reward Offered for Information About Break-In, Vandalism at Mt. Vernon Day Care

Reward Offered for Information About Break-In, Vandalism at Mt. Vernon Day Care

MT. VERNON — Jefferson County Crimestoppers is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest of those involved in a break-in and vandalism this week at a Kingdom Kids at 500 Harrison Street in Mt. Vernon. The incident has been named the “Crime of the Week” by Crimestoppers. According to police, earlier this week,…

Sandoval Woman Arrested in Central City for Retail Theft

Sandoval Woman Arrested in Central City for Retail Theft

CENTRAL CITY — A 24-year-old Sandoval woman was arrested Thursday by Central City Police for alleged retail theft and forgery connected to an earlier incident involving counterfeit cash. Madelin Cummins was arrested for retail theft and forgery. Cummins had been sought after she allegedly passed a $10 counterfeit bill last month at the Citgo Station in Central…

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Local Blood Drives

  Fri, Nov 15: Roadhouse Harley-Davidson, 205 N. 44th Street, Mount Vernon, 1:30 – 6:30 pm Fri, Nov 15: Franklin County Farm Bureau, 1210 Highway 14 West, Benton, 1:30 – 6:30 pm Fri, Nov 15: Flora High School, 600 South Locust, 8:30 am – 2:00 pm Sat, Nov 16: Roadhouse Harley-Davidson, 205 N. 44th Street,…

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The Marshall Tucker Band @ River City Casino & Hotel

The Marshall Tucker Band @ River City Casino & Hotel

Friday, November 22, 2019 ON SALE • $19.00, $29.00, $39.00, $49.00 TIME • Show 8:00pm Tickets available at River City Casino or at Ticketmaster.com. Guests must be 21 years of age and present a valid photo ID

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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