MOUNT VERNON — Mount Vernon News Publisher Kay Culbertson is pleased to announce News Managing Editor Samantha Scoles has been promoted to run the day-to-day operations of the News' editorial department.

International Paper resumes operations

July 13, 2010, 10:57 am

MOUNT VERNON — International Paper's Mount Vernon Container Plant, at 8800 Granville Road, resumed normal operations on schedule following a minor fire Saturday evening.

CENTERBURG — Frisbee golf is coming to Centerburg, due in large part to a grant from The Community Foundation of Mount Vernon and Knox County.

South pounds North, 48-13

July 12, 2010, 11:08 am

LEXINGTON — The South simply dominated play on both sides of the ball as they pummeled the North in the 2010 Buckeye Superstore/McDonald’s All-Star Football Classic, 48-13, on Saturday evening at Lexington High School.

MV All-Stars win title, advance

July 12, 2010, 11:08 am

MOUNT VERNON — It turned out to be a productive weekend, albeit a little longer one, for the Mount Vernon All-Stars.

Machine catches on fire

July 12, 2010, 10:39 am

MOUNT VERNON — A piece of machinery overheated at International Paper on Saturday causing a fire.

Child safe after custody dispute

July 12, 2010, 10:39 am

MOUNT VERNON — A custody dispute at a Coshocton Avenue restaurant involving a small child, resulted in multiple calls to 9-1-1 by observers Saturday evening.

Utica track to be resurfaced

July 12, 2010, 10:38 am

UTICA — Meeting in special session Thursday, the North Fork school board first went into executive session to discuss matters required by law to be kept confidential.

AVPOA elects three new members

July 12, 2010, 10:38 am

HOWARD — The Apple Valley Property Owners Association elected three new members to the board of directors during its June election.

Centerburg home, garden tour Sunday

July 12, 2010, 10:38 am

CENTERBURG — A group of friends in Centerburg are opening their gardens and homes for the Back in Thyme in the Heart of Ohio Home and Garden Tour on Sunday.

FREDERICKTOWN — Initial hope that a Fredericktown building damaged by fire March 28 could be saved, will not be realized after all, according to the building’s longtime owner.

City works on streets, walks

July 10, 2010, 7:33 am

MOUNT VERNON — Bids for the summer street resurfacing in Mount Vernon were scheduled to be opened on Thursday but the process was put off for one week when an error was found in one of the specifications.

Deadlines set for civil suit

July 10, 2010, 7:32 am

MOUNT VERNON — Although the testimony phase in the John Freshwater contract termination hearing has ended, legal maneuvering continues in two related civil suits: Doe versus John Freshwater and Freshwater versus Mount Vernon Board of Education et al.

Zeune finds big joy in little horses

July 10, 2010, 7:32 am

DANVILLE — For 15 years, Becky Zeune has raised miniature horses in Danville. Her first miniature horse, Patchy, spurred her enthusiasm for the petite equine.

MOUNT VERNON — On a sunny and hot Independence Day on Old Mansfield Road, just north of Mount Vernon, emotions ran as high as the temperature when Uwe Locher was introduced as a new citizen of the United States.

MV All-Stars down Springfield

July 10, 2010, 7:32 am

MOUNT VERNON — The Mount Vernon All-Stars got started off on the right foot at the 2010 Ohio Senior Babe Ruth Tournament, held at Memorial Park on Friday night. Mount Vernon beat Springfield, 10-5, in the best-of-3 series, and will look to sweep the Warhawks this morning at 11.