Creosote catches fire at home

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FREDERICKTOWN — Fredericktown homeowners Gary and Sandra Call had a close call with fire in their home at 12227 Armentrout Road, Monday afternoon.

Light it up part 4

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Knox County residents, and villages, are all set for the Christmas season with stunning light displays .The Mount Vernon News and mountvernonnews.com is proud to present a series of videos showcasing the festive mood of the season. Christmas lights from around the county will be featured in daily videos running through Christmas Eve.

Licking County man arrested

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HOMER — A Licking County man who allegedly murdered his sister and her neighbor Friday afternoon over a dispute regarding a well was arrested by Knox County sheriff’s deputies near Homer on Friday after he allegedly attempted to also murder his brother, Homer Clarence Marcum, 63.

Light it up part 3

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Knox County residents, and villages, are all set for the Christmas season with stunning light displays .The Mount Vernon News and mountvernonnews.com is proud to present a series of videos showcasing the festive mood of the season. Christmas lights from around the county will be featured in daily videos running through Christmas Eve.

Jackets hammer Falcons

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MOUNT VERNON — A strong defensive effort is what Mount Vernon High School boys basketball coach Kurt Kaufman looks for from his team every time out. On Friday night, it is exactly what he got.

MV swimmers find success

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GAMBIER — The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets swimmers topped rival Delaware with a combined score of 179-158, in their tri-meet at the Kenyon College Athletic Center on Friday evening.

So who's inspecting the levees?

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MOUNT VERNON — Last August, the Federal Emergency Management Agency informed city officials that FEMA had redefined the flood plains around the city, in many cases expanding them and adding landowners and homeowners to flood plain areas.

20 county bridges to undergo repair

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MOUNT VERNON — Due to an unusual set of circumstances, utilizing a new program labeled "Just Build," Knox County moved 14 separate structures approved for later years into fiscal year 2010.