Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News February 20, 2012

Kroger remodel has customers in mind

MOUNT VERNON -- Visitors to the Kroger store on Coshocton Avenue will find things disrupted for the next several months, but the company is betting customers will like the changes.

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Owens honored by Republican Party

MOUNT VERNON -- A call for party unity and a rallying cry for the coming election were the themes heard at the Knox County Republican Party's annual Lincoln Day Dinner on Saturday evening at the Dan Emmett Conference and Convention Center.

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Distinguished Young Women program kicks off Saturday

MOUNT VERNON -- Twenty-five intelligent and accomplished senior girls from around Ohio came to Mount Vernon on Saturday for the start of the Distinguished Young Women scholarship program.

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Mount Vernon youth dies from accident

MOUNT VERNON -- A Mount Vernon Middle School seventh-grader, Alana Reams, died Sunday at Nationwide Children's Hospital following a four-wheeler accident.

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Mount Vernon debate teams sends eight to state

MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon High School's Speech and Debate team is experiencing its most successful season ever, and eight members have qualified for the state tournament which will be held March 2 and 3.

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PUCO scrambling to find solution to rate hike

A political football that's inflated with well over a billion dollars has landed squarely in the huddle of the Public Utilities Commission of Ohio.

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Good news for Union Army out West

The good news of victories in the west dominated the pages of the Democratic Banner in February of 1862.

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Jackets dominate Danville lifting meet

DANVILLE -- The Mount Vernon powerlifting team earned second place overall in the Danville Powerlifting Meet, which was held Saturday.

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Mount Vernon's Cochran, relay team headed to state

COLUMBUS -- For the second straight year, Mount Vernon senior Johnson Cochran is headed to the OHSAA state swimming meet.

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