Round and round dancers swirled to the enchanted melody of the “Gentle Maiden” in what would be the highlight of the social season. In elegant style and color, women graced the arms of their male partners as the Memorial Building ballroom was transformed into a soiree right from the pages of history.
A heat lamp that was apparently knocked over started a fire that caused heavy damage to a garage and its contents Friday evening.
Anyone who has tried to enter or exit the CVS parking lot at Vernonview Drive knows it can be pretty hair-raising when there is heavy traffic.
Ah, the joyous chaos of theater. Only after the demanding work of tracking down late cast members, dealing with miscellaneous bits of costume and uncooperative stage furniture can the real work of rehearsing begin.
Hard times are a double-edged sword for the front line of law enforcement. As the weak economy drives governmental budgets down, it drives social tensions in the opposite direction, resulting in expanded challenges for first responders.
Mount Vernon broadcaster Dave Bevington was honored Saturday in Columbus for his long support of school sports in the region.
Several worthy causes and good-tasting barbecue drew an unexpectedly large crowd to the Kokosing River Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation’s 18th Annual Heritage Superfund Banquet, held Saturday at the Floral Community Center in Apple Valley.
Along with several dozen newspapers around the country, the Mount Vernon News will carry this year’s BRACKETBUCKS Basketball Contest in conjunction with the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament.
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