He was born Feb. 4, 1921, in St. Louis. After his mother's passing when he was 6 months old, he lived and was raised in Mount Vernon, Illinois, with his mother's sister's family, Ella and Lester Whitlock. He was preceded in death by his wives, Doris ...
Drury Hotels Celebrates Official Opening of Mt. Vernon Hotel
“The Drury family has been honored to be a part of the Mt. Vernon area for 37 years,” Drury said. “And we look forward to continuing to serve the community. Our team is ready to welcome visitors traveling to and through Illinois.” The Drury Inn ...
Cameras mounted in Mount Vernon playgrounds
Authorities in Mount Vernon plan to keep a close eye on twelve city playgrounds ... The motion-detecting cameras were purchased using bond money that was designated for playground renovations. "Cameras will certainly help us reduce incidences of vandalism ...
Mt. Vernon man stabbed to death, 1 in custody
A Mt. Vernon man was stabbed to death Tuesday evening ... But a Florida heiress who loves animals is vowing to make the lab's golden years truly happy. The family of a woman badly beaten on the Silver Comet Trail is asking the public for help.
Mount Vernon: Slain security guard identified
Mount Vernon Police Commissioner Terrance Raynor discusses the fatal shooting of a security guard on July 21, 2014. Greg Shillinglaw/The Journal News Video footage from security ... Court and remains in custody. His family members who came to court ...