The Mount Vernon girls varsity wrestling team is finishing their first official season with a bang — by advancing three girls to the state tournament. Aly Lashley, Gracie Pinckney and Libby Dix will be participating in the state tournament today (Thursday, Feb. 2) and Friday, Feb. 3 at the C…

Hans Alfred Virlee was welcomed into the world by his parents, Drew and Renee (Jennings) Virlee of Mount Vernon, along with sister Ingrid and brother Pierce. Hans was born at 11:49 a.m. Wednesday, July 6, 2022 at St. Luke’s hospital in Cedar Rapids. He weighed 7 pounds, 13.6 ounces and was 2…

The Lisbon American Legion recently completed judging essays for the “What the Flag Means to Me” essay contest held annually at Lisbon Schools. The winners recieved a cash prize and will get the opportunity to recite their essay at the Lisbon Memorial Day program later this spring. All fifth…

Margaret Edie Reilly, 94, of Mount Vernon, passed away Sunday, Dec. 25, 2022.