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16 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Jefferson County Tuesday

16 New Cases of COVID-19 Reported in Jefferson County Tuesday

SOUTHERN ILLINOIS — Jefferson County health officials Tuesday morning reported 16 new lab-confirmed cases of COVID-19 and new two deaths. According to the Jefferson County Health Department, the 16 new cases include 10 additional long-term care residents, bringing the facility total of positives to 13 residents and 6 staff members. Two residents of the facility also reportedly…

Mt. Vernon City Council Amend Ordinance Involving Shipping & Storage Containers

Mt. Vernon City Council Amend Ordinance Involving Shipping & Storage Containers

MT. VERNON, IL — The City Council approved an amendment to an ordinance involving shipping containers and any sort of storage item at Monday’s meeting. The ordinance reads that no one shall use any motor vehicle, truck, van, mobile home, trailer, recreational vehicle, bus body or similar prefabricated item originally built for purposes other than…

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Covid-19 Information

Practice social distancing by putting space between yourself and others. Continue to practice healthy habits to help slow the spread of #COVID19. . • Wash your hands for at least 20 seconds • Clean and then disinfect frequently used surfaces • Stay home if you’re sick • Avoid touching your face Learn more about staying safe…

Local Blood Drives

The American Red Cross has an urgent need for blood donations as hospitals resume non-urgent and elective procedures, increasing the demand for blood products. Blood donors are urgently needed to make donation appointments to prevent another shortage like the one that occurred at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic in March.  Thu, Aug 6: First…

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POSTPONED – The Black Crowes @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

POSTPONED – The Black Crowes @ Hollywood Casino Amphitheatre

POSTPONED Sunday, August 23, 2020 Reunited and playing $hake Your Money Maker in ITS ENTIRETY + ALL THE HITS ON SALE • $29.00, $55.00, $79.00, $99.00, $129.00, $149.00 + Tickets available at Ticketmaster Retail Outlets or at ticketmaster.com | 800‐745‐3000 All dates, acts, and ticket prices are subject to change without notice. Tickets may be subject to fees

The Guess Who @ River City Casino & Hotel

The Guess Who @ River City Casino & Hotel

Sunday, September 6, 2020 ON SALE •  PRICES • $77.50, $57.50, $52, 50, $47.50, $42.50, $29.50 TIME • Show 8:00 pm Tickets available at River City Casino or at Ticketmaster.com. Guests must be 21 years of age and present a valid photo ID

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