Law enforcement and emergency personnel were called to the scene of an altercation in the vicinity of Howard Street and Liberty Street this afternoon. For details see Thursday’s edition of the Mount Vernon News.
A magnitude-5 earthquake struck at the Ontario-Quebec border region of Canada on Wednesday, shaking homes and businesses from Toronto to the states of New York and Michigan, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
It has been years since the case was solved, but a portion of the remains of Jonathan Sheasby was only recently returned to his family. In March, the portion was released by the Bureau of Crimal Investigation to the Knox County Sheriff’s Office.
Two full-time and two part-time employees were added to employment figures in Knox County after Fast Eddy’s Ground Maintenance expanded to provide sales and service.
The restoration has taken nine years, but the work was done in time to fly it to Mount Vernon for the annual WACO reunion at Wynkoop Airport this weekend.
Kroger Inc. is seeking to place an issue on the ballot in November to become a state liquor agent.
“When thunder roars, go indoors!” That’s the advice people who are participating in outdoor activities should heed, according to weather officials.
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