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JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS – MAY 20TH, 2022

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS – MAY 20TH, 2022

MT. VERNON, IL — On Friday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office along with the Mt. Vernon Police Department reported the following arrests to this Withers Broadcasting/Dana Communications Radio Station; 50-year-old Perry Sloan was arrested Thursday by the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office for Violating the Sex Offender Reigstry. 19-year-old Robert Altom of Mt. Vernon was arrested…

No serious injures reported in crash involving Raccoon Grad School bus

No serious injures reported in crash involving Raccoon Grad School bus

CENTRALIA, IL — No serious injuries were reported Thursday morning when a school bus carrying Raccoon Grade School children was struck from behind by a pickup truck on Route 161 just west of the Illinois Route 37 intersection. According to the Salem Fire Protection District, the crash was reported just before 8 a.m. Thursday. Reports say the pickup…

Mt. Vernon man arrested for variety of charges including child pornography

Mt. Vernon man arrested for variety of charges including child pornography

MT. VERNON, IL — A 26-year-old Mt. Vernon man has been arrested a variety of charges including possession of child pornography. According to the Mt. Vernon Police Department, officers responded the afternoon of May 5yh to 208 S. 2nd Street in Mt. Vernon. to investigate a domestic violence complaint. The initial investigation determined the crime…

Community Events

Local Blood Drives

  For more information and to find a blood drive near you visit redcrossblood.org  Fri, May 20: Tri County Electric Coop, 3906 W. Broadway, Mount Vernon, 12:00 – 4:00 pm Mon, May 23: Rolland Lewis Community Building, South 27th Street, Mount Vernon, 12:00 – 5:00 pm Mon, May 23: Free Will Baptist Church, 3rd and Elm Street,…

Swim Lessons at the Aquatic Zoo

We are excited to announce that we will be offering Swim Lessons again this season! Registration will take place at the Park office beginning May 9th.

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Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne

Jackson Browne at Saint Louis Music Park on Friday, June 3rd PRE-SALE • Thursday, March 17th @ 10am – 10pm | Password = SHOWTIMEON SALE • Friday, March 18th @ 10am Click HERE to purchase tickets

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