Try walking through six or eight inches of snow to deliver the mail in Mount Vernon. Carrier on the west side, Jeff Tokasz, said he was actually sweating from the exertion in the 27 degree temperature. (Photo by Virgil Shipley) Rick Neipling, a Farmer’s Co-Op employee on West Gambier Street, had to move several… Read more »
Roger E. Artripe, 57, Mount Vernon, was convicted today of rape and gross sexual imposition after a two day jury trial.
Mount Vernon native Cliff Carpenter was recently honored as one of the best Columbus-area softball players in the past century. He is also a member of the Ohio USSSA Softball Hall of Fame.
Photo courtesy of Maxine Vaden This ringneck pheasant appeared Wednesday afternoon on the porch of Steve and Maxine Vaden, on Adamson Street in Mount Vernon. Eleanor, who grew up on a farm on DeVore Road, where her father Everett McDonald raised pheasant, said it was the first she had seen in 40 years. The pheasant… Read more »
MOUNT VERNON — The heavy snow forced local high schools to make more changes to their basketball schedules. Wednesday’s scheduled girls basketball game between Fredericktown and East Knox was moved to tonight. Varsity will start at 7:30 p.m. Highland’s Mid-Ohio Athletic Conference game against Cardington will now take place Monday, with varsity tipping off at… Read more »
With a high of 22F and a low of -2F. Sunrise: February 06, 2014 at 07:33AM Sunset: February 06, 2014 at 05:53PM Get more information here
Partly Cloudy with a high of 21F and a low of -1F. More information
MOUNT VERNON — Jesse Lynch Jazz 101 is a virtuosic, multimedia tour of America’s greatest art form. This “jazz through the ages” performance, featuring the Jesse Lynch Trio, will be presented at the Knox County Memorial Theater on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7:30 p.m. Single tickets are available one-hour before the concert; children and students… Read more »
An interactive on the U.S. health overhaul has been updated with a map showing the population of uninsured Americans by county.
MOUNT VERNON — Due to the winter storm warning, the MVNU vs. Taylor University basketball games have been moved from tonight to Thursday night, Feb. 6. The Lady Cougars will play at 5 p.m., with the men’s game to follow at 7 p.m. Although 9-time gold medalist juggler Josh Horton will not perform, all Knox… Read more »
MOUNT VERNON — The Knox County Symphony, under the direction of Dr. Benjamin Locke, will present its third concert of the season Saturday at 8 p.m., in Rosse Hall on the Kenyon College campus in Gambier. This concert features the winners of the Young Musicians Competition for 2014. The winners of the High School Division… Read more »
FREDERICKTOWN — Fredericktown Local Schools are accepting names of students who will be attending Kindergarten for the 2014-2015 school year. Call the Elementary School at 694-2781, Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. to pre-register. When you call to pre-register, be prepared to give the following information: Child’s full name, parent names, mailing… Read more »
MOUNT VERNON — Every day ordinary people make extraordinary contributions by putting their needs aside to help others in our community. The American Red Cross of Knox County has announced recipients of awards in 10 categories who will be honored at the 2014 Heroes Breakfast. The breakfast will highlight the values of courage, initiative, compassion,… Read more »
With a high of 27F and a low of 5F. Sunrise: February 05, 2014 at 07:35AM Sunset: February 05, 2014 at 05:51PM Get more information here
Snow with a high of 28F and a low of 5F. More information
By BILL DAVIS News Sports Editor COLUMBUS — The Centerburg Trojans may have a chip on their shoulder. The Trojans, the fifth seed in the Division III Central District, will face No. 2 North Union in the first round of the 2014 OHSAA Tournament on Saturday, Feb. 15. The Lady Cats defeated Centerburg, 52-49, last… Read more »
In anticipation of the weather this evening and into tomorrow, the Village Administrator and Chief of Police are requesting all vehicles be removed from Village streets before the 2″ minimum. This will allow for the street department to properly remove snow and debris from the roadways and prevent residents from having to remove their vehicles… Read more »
By EMILY WEAVERNews Staff Reporter COLUMBUS — Hunter Hammons is listed in fair condition this morning at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. Hunter was admitted at Children’s Hospital on Jan. 17, for burns on his arm and leg. Interim Chief Capt. George Hartz has been unavailable for comment in the past few days, but the Mount Vernon… Read more »
With a high of 29F and a low of 25F. Sunrise: February 04, 2014 at 07:35AM Sunset: February 04, 2014 at 05:51PM Get more information here
MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon Men’s 60 & Over softball league is now accepting new players. Any man who is at least 58 years old by Dec. 31, 2014, is eligible. Sign-up sheets must by turned in no later than March 31. Sheets may be obtained at Hibbert’s, Sport-N-Shoes or Jody’s Plaza Barbershop. For… Read more »