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JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS 08-04-2020

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS 08-04-2020

MT. VERNON, IL — On Tuesday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX/WDML News: 48-year-old Vonna Lane of Mt. Vernon was arrested by The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office Monday for Violation of Bail Bond. 18-year-old Mt. Vernon resident Alexandra Stephens was arrested Monday by Mt. Vernon Police for Battery Causing Bodily…Read more…

Margie Lee Weidenbach

Margie Lee Weidenbach, 79, of Mount Vernon, Illinois, passed away at 11:21am, August 3, 2020 at Crossroads Community Hospital in Mount Vernon.  She was born May 24, 1941 in St. Elmo, Illinois to the late James J. and Alma L. Ellis.  She married Ray “Sonny” Weidenbach on December 13, 1996 in Mount Vernon and he preceded her in…Read more…

Donnie Lorett Shurtz

Donnie Lorett Shurtz

Donnie Lorett Shurtz, 83, of Waltonville, IL went to be with the Lord Saturday morning August 1, 2020 at 6:30 A.M. in White Oaks Nursing Home. She was born August 13, 1936 in Ripley, MS to Guy and Ethel (Little) Roberts. She married John David Shurtz on October 24, 1954 at the home of John’s…Read more…

Golf Tryouts for MVTHS Start Next Week

Golf Tryouts for MVTHS Start Next Week

MT. VERNON, IL — Tryouts for Golf at Mt. Vernon Township High School will begin next week at Green Hills Golf Club. Girls golf tryouts for Mt. Vernon High School will be August 10th-12th at 3:00pm. Boys golf tryouts for Mt. Vernon High School will be August 11th and 12th at 3:00pm. You must have a physical on…Read more…

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS 08-03-2020

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS 08-03-2020

MT. VERNON, IL — On Monday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX/WDML News: 36-year-old Racheal Warrant of Mt. Vernon was arrested by the MVPD Friday for Possession of Drug Paraphernalia and Possession of Meth. 35-year-old Brandi Tate was arrested Friday by Mt. Vernon Police for Controlled Substance Trafficking, Manufacture/Delivery of…Read more…

SALEM PAROLEE ARRESTED AFTER LENGTHY PURSUIT

SALEM PAROLEE ARRESTED AFTER LENGTHY PURSUIT

MARION COUNTY, IL — A 24-year-old Salem man was arrested Sunday afternoon after taking area law enforcement on a pursuit that ended when his vehicle left the road on U.S. Highway 51 south of Centralia. John E. Phillips was wanted on an Illinois Department of Corrections warrant for an alleged parole violation for a 2018…Read more…

Caritas Family Solutions Celebrates over 70 decades of service to their communities

Caritas Family Solutions Celebrates over 70 decades of service to their communities

MT. VERNON, IL — Caritas Family Solutions is celebrating their 73rd anniversary as an Illinois, nonprofit, human services agency. Caritas Family Solutions’ services include care for women who are homeless and pregnant, counseling, independent living for adults with developmental disabilities (CILA), and assisted living and employment assistance for low-income seniors. CEO Gary Huelsmann says this year’s…Read more…

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS 7-31-2020

JEFFERSON COUNTY ARREST REPORTS 7-31-2020

MT. VERNON, IL — On Friday, the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office reported the following arrests to WMIX/WDML News: 58-year-old Walter Williams of Madisonville, KY was arrested Thursday for Driving on a Revoked License. 36-year-old Cody Frierson of Hattiesburg, MS was arrested Thursday for Controlled Substance Trafficking. 44-year-old Vincent Levy of Lexington, MS was arrested Thursday…Read more…