Mount Vernon placed ninth at the 46th annual Big/Little YMCA meet, hosted by the Mount Vernon YMCA Swim Team Barracudas at the Kenyon Athletic Center on Sunday.

‘Drug Take Back Day’ at CVS

March 6, 2014, 5:45 pm

A “Drug Take Back Day” will be at the local CVS Pharmacy on Friday, from noon to 4 p.m., in the CVS Parking lot on Coshocton Avenue.

The Salvation Army will be having a Father/Daughter Dance on Friday, April 4, from 7 to 9 p.m., at the Developmental Center Great Room, 1250 Vernonview Drive, Mount Vernon.

Central Ohio Technical College invites high school juniors and seniors to Explore COTC on Friday, March 14, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Newark campus.

The Centerburg Area Business Association will once again host the annual Central Ohio Cruise-In on May 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at the Centerburg High School parking area.

Sherman to defend national title

March 5, 2014, 5:30 pm

Malaya Sherman, known as “Boogie,” a student at Pleasant Street Elementary, won the “State Champion” title with her individual routine at Cheer Power’s Fabulous 50s State Open Championship in Cleveland on Jan. 26.

Utica Alumni Banquet planned

March 4, 2014, 8:30 pm

The Utica Alumni Banquet will be June 14 at the Utica High School. Social at 6 p.m. and dinner at 6:30 p.m.

“Couponing 101” with host Mary Darling-Gilson will be held Thursday, from 6 to 8 p.m., at the Fredericktown Community Library, 1 Burgett Drive, Fredericktown.

Centerburg wins tournament

March 4, 2014, 7:30 pm

The Centerburg Trojans fourth grade basketball team won the Cardington Youth Basketball Tournament championship this past weekend.

The Heritage Centre Association and several local businesses have worked together to coordinate Second Saturdays during the winter months in downtown Mount Vernon. The next event will be held Saturday.