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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.
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.
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.
1989: Mount Zion's Kristen Hanover, right, and Argenta-Oreana's Selina Braden battle for the ball as Jody Foster joins the action.
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.
1986: Mount Zion junior defensive tackle Sean Hubner hoists Jill Goodwin and Tracy Graumenz.
1987: Joe Jones, at his post, the Mount Zion Youth Baseball/Softball Program concession stand.
1987: Mount Zion Youth baseball-softball programs' Dick Jones, a coach for 25 years.
1991: Mount Zion's Brad Phelps (10) drives against Charleston's Jacob Pschirrer. Phelps scored 5 points in the win.
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.
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.
1984: Natalie Swartz of Springfield had an eye on Old Glory at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial rally in Mount Zion.
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.
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.
The intersection of West Florian Avenue and Westside Drive is turning into a four-way stop.
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.
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.
The president of the Mount Zion school board has died.
The new TIF would share the same boundaries of the business development district approved by the village board in September.
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