Airport building damaged

April 28, 2014, 10:12 am

Officers with the Knox County Sheriff’s Office received a report that a white truck had struck a building at the Knox County Airport.

King sentenced for theft

April 18, 2014, 11:56 am

Brian C. King, 43, Fredericktown, was convicted of three counts of complicity to commit theft from an elderly person and attempted burglary.

Frazee Sentenced to Prison for Burglary

April 14, 2014, 12:22 pm

Connell W. Frazee, 28, Mount Vernon, entered a guilty plea this morning to a burglary charge in the Knox County Court of Common Pleas. Frazee then asked Judge Otho Eyster to sentence him. Judge Eyster sentenced Frazee to an 18 month prison term.

75 years ago today…

April 8, 2014, 3:15 pm

On this day in 1939, 3,000 visitors, Mount Vernon News opens home

Search begins for successor to judge

April 8, 2014, 1:06 pm

The Executive Committee of the Knox County Republican Party will meet Thursday, April 17 to screen candidates to recommend for the appointment to the vacancy created by the approaching retirement of Mount Vernon Municipal Court Judge Paul Spurgeon.

Grand jury indicts ten

April 8, 2014, 12:48 pm

According to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher, the Grand Jury returned ten indictments on Monday.

Eight sentenced on Friday

April 4, 2014, 3:07 pm

According to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher, David L. Burnside, 56, Mount Vernon, was convicted of robbery, felonious assault and abduction this morning for crimes he committed on October 9. 

In a Sunday afternoon post on the Knox County Prosecutor’s Facebook page, Knox County prosecutor John Thatcher says his office has been working on a resolution since the story broke on March 19.

Save Fletch: A timeline

March 26, 2014, 9:36 am

A week ago, the efforts of volunteers to save a dog named Fletch began. The Mount Vernon News has created a timeline of events, incorporating photos and Mount Vernon News videos.

Six sentenced in court

March 21, 2014, 2:13 pm

Anthony P. Bayog, 39, Centerburg, was convicted of aggravated possession of drugs, carrying a concealed weapon, and having a weapon under a legal disability.  According to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher, State Trooper Joshua Stryker found a loaded .45 caliber handgun in the center console of Bayog’s car during a traffic stop on September 15,… Read more »