Sign-up Now for U of I Extension’s Master Naturalist Fall Classes

MT. VERNON – Those interested in natural resources and keeping the environment clean are invited to be a part of the University of Illinois Extension’s Master Naturalist fall classes starting soon. Chris Lueking, the agriculture and natural resource program coordinator at the Jefferson County Extension, runs the class and talks about what participants will do

Mt. Vernon Man Arrested for Drug Possession, Intent to Deliver

MT. VERNON – A 21-year-old Mt. Vernon man is in the Jefferson County Jail following his weekend arrest by Mt. Vernon Police for alleged possession of drugs with the intent to deliver. Cameron Sargent was arrested Saturday for alleged manufacturing/delivery of between one and 15 grams of cocaine, manufacturing/delivery of between 30 and 500 grams

Planned Water Service Outage Sunday in Parts of Carmi

CARMI — The City of Carmi will have a planned water service outage on Sun., Aug. 18, 2019 beginning at 7am.  The areas are anticipated to lose water service include Carmi Family Dental, The Coffee Shop, Dimaggio’s Pizza, CVS, USDA office, all of April Ave., Jill St., Kathy St., Kirk St., Shane St., Lynn St.,