• Hobby Lobby opening in Mt. Vernon

    by  • August 22, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Good news for area crafters, Hobby Lobby has recently signed a lease for nearly 53-thousand square feet of space in the Times Square Mall in Mt. Vernon. Hobby Lobby is expected to open sometime in the first quarter of next year. It will be the first Hobby Lobby located in Mt. Vernon, with the...

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    Area emergency management agencies receiving grant funds

    by  • August 22, 2013 • 0 Comments

    Governor Pat Quinn has announced that grants totaling $4 million have been awarded by the Illinois Emergency  Management Agency to help 121 accredited city and county emergency management agencies throughout Illinois support local disaster preparation and response efforts. County and municipal emergency management agencies receiving the grants include Centralia receiving $3,886.99, Clinton County getting...

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