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2013-06-06 23:27:07

Heritage Woods of Mt. Vernon, a BMA Management affordable assisted living community, is celebrating its 6th Anniversary with an Open House on June 13.

2008-07-31 15:01:01

By Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 31--MT. VERNON -- The cancer program at St. Mary's Good Samaritan Hospital has received a three year approval and commendation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons.

2008-07-30 15:01:16

By Vanessa Welch, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 30--MT. VERNON -- The American Red Cross and YMCA are teaming up to offer youth ages 11-15 a baby-sitting workshop from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Aug. 9 at the YMCA.

2008-07-24 18:01:00

By Kandace McCoy, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 24--MT. VERNON -- Crossroads Community Hospital and Rend Lake College have partnered together in a new nursing program to help offset the shortage of nurses in the medical field.

2008-07-22 15:00:45

By Tesa Culli, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 22--MT. VERNON -- The first outdoor music program for the City Parks and Recreation Department will be held at 7 p.m. on July 25. "We've been looking for more activities that involve the whole family," recreation coordinator Wes Plummer said.

2008-07-21 15:00:53

By Tesa Culli, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 21--WALTONVILLE -- The board of Waltonville Community Unit School District 1 is in negotiations with a possible superintendent candidate, according to board president Sandy Frick.

2008-07-16 15:01:08

By Kandace McCoy, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 16--MT. VERNON -- The Southern Illinois Annual Mr./Miss Hope Benefit Pageant is returning again this year to help out the American Cancer Society.

2008-07-16 15:00:45

By Tesa Culli, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 16--MT.

2008-07-16 15:00:40

By Kandace McCoy, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 16--MT. VERNON -- With daycamp winding down to just under two weeks, campers have been enjoying Water Week at Mt. Vernon Veterans Park.

2008-07-14 15:00:46

By Tesa Culli, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 14--MT. VERNON -- About 1,000 households within the multi-county area covered by Tri-County Electric Cooperative were represented during the annual meeting held Saturday at the cooperative office.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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