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2008-08-05 15:01:02

By Vanessa Welch, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Aug. 5--MT. VERNON -- This week, the Girl Scouts of Shagbark Council are pairing up with United Methodist Children's Home to provide a program, Uniquely ME!, that focuses on celebrating uniqueness.

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.

2008-07-28 15:00:44

By Tesa Culli, Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 28--CHICAGO -- A class-action lawsuit has been filed against Help at Home, Inc., alleging the company has failed to pay employees the new minimum wage which went into effect on July 1.

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 Mt. Vernon Register-News, Ill. Jul. 22--DU QUOIN -- The grandstand lineup for the 86th Annual Du Quoin State Fair has been announced. The fair will be opening Aug. 22 and continue through Sept. 1.

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.


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