Sophomore guard Kali March netted a career-high 21 points and guided Cornell's women's basketball team to its second tight win over Luther in a 14-day stretch, 62-55, Saturday afternoon inside the Small Sport Center.

Larry and Kathy Pisarik are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. Lawrence Pisarik, of Mount Vernon, and Kathreen Rilett, of Poplar Grove, Ill., and Mount Vernon, were married Aug. 18, 1971 at Sts. Peter & Paul’s Church in Solon.

Did you know that a company called Navigator CO2 Ventures is proposing to run two liquid CO2 (carbon dioxide) pipelines west of Mount Vernon and south of both Lisbon and Mount Vernon? I am concerned that many people in our communities haven’t been informed about this proposed project. Indeed…

Donna B. Studt, 85, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sat. November 27, 2021, at Hallmark Care Center, Mount Vernon. A celebration of life will be held from 1-3 p.m. Sat. Dec. 11, 2021, at Stewart Baxter Funeral & Memorial Services, Mount Vernon.