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Joshua Morrison/News This weekend is the annual WACO reunion at Wynkoop Airport, 9051 Granville Road. Dan Wilkins, from Portland, Pennsylvania, works on his 1941 WACO UPF-7 biplane Wednesday afternoon. Wilkins, a retired school teacher, learned to fly when he was 16 and this is his third year at the reunion. The fly-in takes place today through Sunday.

Early arrival

This weekend is the annual WACO reunion at Wynkoop Airport, 9051 Granville Road. Dan Wilkins, from Portland, Pennsylvania, works on his 1941 WACO UPF-7 biplane Wednesday afternoon.

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June 22, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News DeCosky GM recently donated this check for $500 and various pieces of baseball equipment, including batting tees, catchers gear, pitching screens, shirts and practice balls, to the Mount Vernon Baseball Association. Pictured at the presentation are, seated top from left, Camden Firebaugh and Zac Clow; and bottom row, MVBA Board Chairman Ron Clow, Mack Hanna, Rylan Firebaugh and DeCosky Sales Manager Michael DeCosky.

DeCosky donates to MVBA

DeCosky GM recently donated this check for $500 and various pieces of baseball equipment, including batting tees, catchers gear, pitching screens, shirts and practice balls, to the Mount Vernon Baseball Association.

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June 17, 2017

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Virgil Shipley/News Mount Vernon Municipal Court Judge John Thatcher, right, recognized The Community Foundation of Mount Vernon and Knox County, the City of Mount Vernon and Ariel Foundation for their assistance purchasing an X-ray machine and metal detector for a security checkpoint on the third floor. The equipment cost approximately $27,000. Arranging the checkpoint required modifications to the lobby and installation of security cameras. Pictured with Thatcher are, from left, Sam Barone, with the Community Foundation; Mount Vernon Mayor Richard Mavis; and court security officer Tom Brown.

Court security upgrades

Mount Vernon Municipal Court Judge John Thatcher, right, recognized The Community Foundation of Mount Vernon and Knox County, the City of Mount Vernon and Ariel Foundation for their assistance purchasing an X-ray machine and metal detector for a security checkpoint on the third floor.

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June 14, 2017

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