Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News July 25, 2013

Three townships already under MVFD umbrella

MOUNT VERNON — As the city of Mount Vernon talks with Monroe and College townships about the feasibility of providing fire protection and emergency medical service, both sides can look at agreements already in place as a model for how it would work. The city has contracts to provide fire protection and EMS service for Clinton and Pleasant townships and for the southern half of Morris Township.

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D-Day anniversary remembered

COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — Commemorations of the 69th annniversary of D-Day have begun with the stars-and-stripes being raised in a quiet ceremony at the American cemetery overlooking Omaha Beach.

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Nice gesture helps Florida widow win big jackpot

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) - When Gloria C. MacKenzie went to a Florida supermarket near Tampa last month to buy a Powerball ticket, another person in line did something nice for the 84-year-old widow.

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