The Mount Vernon-Knox County Chamber of Commerce is on sound footing financially, outgoing chairman Gene Jackson told those in attendance during Saturday night’s annual meeting and awards dinner.
“Do I love Mount Vernon? You bet I do,” said Win Curry during his acceptance speech Saturday night for the Mount Vernon-Knox County Chamber of Commerce’s Lifetime Achievement Award.
The variety of living things on Earth is truly staggering. Scientists currently estimate that there are somewhere between 10 million and 100 million species on the planet. However, only about 5 million of those species have actually been described and named.
At a time when volunteer fire departments across the county are struggling to stay afloat, the Homer Volunteer Fire Department continues to serve its community.
The beauty of nature and wildlife always draws the spectator. For some, a few wild birds on the property here and there is no problem, but when hundreds of Canada geese flock to the family pond or lake, things are no longer idealistic.
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