MV debate team earns awards

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MOUNT VERNON — The speech and debate team from Mount Vernon High School ended its season with a bang, earning a number of trophies at the 40th Annual John Marshall Speech and Debate Tournament.

Controversial finish steals MV spotlight

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HILLIARD — Day one at the OHSAA Central District wrestling meet at Hilliard Darby High School saw a mixed bag for the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets as decisive victories came along with a very controversial finish.

How do you feel about Senate Bill 5? Why?

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related Senate bill 5 stirs mixed emotions February 23, 2011 related Full Text PDF HTML Bill Analyses Synopsis of Committee Amendments Conference Committee Synopsis Fiscal Notes Status Report of Legislation Votes Other Versions As Introduced associated press Ohio collective bargaining overhaul continues to draw union crowds at Statehouse

Suspect wanted in Centerburg bank robbery

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By SAMANTHA SCOLES News Managing Editor CENTERBURG — The First Federal Savings & Loan Association of Centerburg was robbed Friday afternoon by a lone robber. At approximately 2:35 p.m., a white male entered the bank and demanded money from a teller. The suspect, who did not show a weapon, left the bank with an undisclosed… Read more »

Soroptimists host Distinguished Young Women

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The Mount Vernon Soroptomist Club hosted the 30 Ohio Distinguished Young Women for lunch Thursday. President Karen Rohler, at left, talks to, seated from left, Lauren Kahle and Kinsey Crow; and standing from left, Maggie Wheeler, Amanda Kuhlman, Jillian Smith and Ashton Cluts.

KCCC opens new training center

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MOUNT VERNON — Hundreds of community members, dignitaries and KCCC faculty, staff, students and former students flocked to the Knox County Career Center Training Facility for Health and Wellness on Thursday for the official opening ceremony and open house.

Winter Storm Warning

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6:32 a.m. UPDATE— The National Weather Service in cleveland has issued a winter storm warning for heavy snow, which is in effect until 4 pm est this afternoon. Snow moderate at times will occur before tapering off this afternoon. Snow accumulations during the daylight hours will be 2 to 4 inches for a storm total… Read more »

Participants polishing their skills

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MOUNT VERNON — Those attending the Friday and Saturday evening's Distinguished Young Women of Ohio programs will be treated to a variety of talent, fitness routines, interviews and entertaining group presentations.