top story From our archives: Mount Zion residents through the years Oct 31, 2020 Oct 31, 2020 0 History Corner: A Look Back 1983: The Mount Zion Puppeteers: In front, Paul McAnelly, Doug Enlow and leader Donna Johnson; in stage, Kim Drayton, Mindy Hope, Chris Hinton and Candy Baldwin; outside stage, Mike McCleery, Steve Johnson, Tony Camden and Chris Johnson. H&R file photo History Corner: A Look Back 1989: Members of a Mount Zion task force against alcohol are, from left, Pete Edwards, 18; Carol Saunders, 17; Bob Licklider, 18; Julie Day, 17; Scott Howerton, 18 and Erin Lively 16. H&R file photo History Corner: A Look Back 1978: December 25 won't be only Christmas but also the end to extra work for letter carriers like Stan Taylor of Mount Zion, loaded down here with holiday letters and pages. H&R file photo History Corner: A Look Back 1989: Mount Zion's Kristen Hanover, right, and Argenta-Oreana's Selina Braden battle for the ball as Jody Foster joins the action. H&R FILE PHOTO History Corner: A Look Back 1963: Mount Zion baseball team includes: front row, left to right, Joe Zucco, Dan Green, Dave Kondritz, Bob Burg, Jerry Spinner, Larry Scholz. Back row, Bernie Jacobs, Mike Stroyeck, Dale Morgan, Jack Landers, Larry Karch and Coach Nelson Nedde. H&R file photo History Corner: A Look Back 1986: Mount Zion junior defensive tackle Sean Hubner hoists Jill Goodwin and Tracy Graumenz. H&R file photo History Corner: A Look Back 1987: Joe Jones, at his post, the Mount Zion Youth Baseball/Softball Program concession stand. H&R file photo History Corner: A Look Back 1987: Mount Zion Youth baseball-softball programs' Dick Jones, a coach for 25 years. H&R file photo HISTORY CORNER: A LOOK BACK 1991: Mount Zion's Brad Phelps (10) drives against Charleston's Jacob Pschirrer. Phelps scored 5 points in the win. H&R file photo History Corner: A Look Back 1979: A team of Clydesdale horses, raised by Berry Farrell and family of Lake City and St. Louis, brought up the rear of the Mount Zion Christmas parade. The horses are used in Anheuser-Busch Brewing Co. commercials. H&R file photo HISTORY CORNER: A LOOK BACK 1987: Shane Mendenhall, 7, pulls up at third base. Shane plays on one of six boys baseball divisions in Mount Zion which is affiliated with the PONY organization. H&R file photo HISTORY CORNER: A LOOK BACK 1984: Natalie Swartz of Springfield had an eye on Old Glory at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial rally in Mount Zion. H&R file photo HISTORY CORNER: A LOOK BACK 1991: Mount Zion's Travis Foreman slides safely past Eisenhower second baseman Adam Creason, who was attempting to tag Foreman out at second base. Mount Zion won the game 10-6. H&R file photo HISTORY CORNER: A LOOK BACK 1991: Mount Zion second baseman Brad Chunn, left, was unable to field the throw as Eisenhower's Aaron Turner (22) stole second. Chunn hit a grand slam and Chris Hoard added a solo homer to boost Mount Zion to a 10-6 victory. H&R file photo 0 comments Tags Look-back Evergreen Related to this collection Public Safety Stop signs to be installed at Florian Avenue, Westside Drive in Mount Zion Updated Nov 15, 2019 The intersection of West Florian Avenue and Westside Drive is turning into a four-way stop. Local Watch now: Gas line break causes some Mount Zion homes, businesses to be evacuated Aug 28, 2020 The Mount Zion Fire Department and Ameren are responding to a gas leak at the intersection of Broadway Street and Sunset Avenue in the village. Education Student at Mount Zion High School tests positive for COVID Sep 1, 2020 The Mount Zion school district in a social media post Tuesday said a student who was at the high school last week has tested posted for COVID-19. Education Mount Zion school board president dies Nov 1, 2020 The president of the Mount Zion school board has died. Mt. Zion board to hold public hearing Monday on new TIF Nov 16, 2020 The new TIF would share the same boundaries of the business development district approved by the village board in September.