After more than seven months of work, the grant-funded restoration work at the historic Lawrence County Courthouse is nearing completion.
Medical marijuana may soon only be a prescription away. A bill in the Missouri state government for its legalization is currently up for consideration and may be gaining traction.
Lawrence County Sheriff’s deputies and the Missouri State Highway Patrol were dispatched April 5, to a motor vehicle accident west of Mt. Vernon on Lawrence 2110, near Lawrence 1090. The vehicle, occupied by one young male driver, struck a tree and became partially submerged in the flooding Sprin...
The new Walmart in Mt. Vernon has been performing well during its first few months in operation, even exceeding the expectations made by the company when they decided to enter the Mt. Vernon market.
Lawrence County Unofficial Results, 17 of 17 precincts reporting
Amongst the few contested area races in the upcoming April elections, Mt. Vernon will choose between two candidates for a Ward 2 Board of Aldermen seat and amongst three candidates for two seats on the school board.
As the Miller R-2 School District transitions into a four-day school week for the 2015-2016 school year, it will be completing without a key person: Tracey Hankins, the current district superintendent.