Mount Vernon News
 
 
  • Three New Troopers have joined the Ohio State Highway Patrol post at Mount Gilead. After six months of training in the patrol academy, they train 60 working days with experienced troopers. Thursday morning new trooper Breck Williamson, left, was with field training officer Mat Whims on a traffic stop in Mount Vernon. They train on all three shifts for three months before becoming full-time troopers. Williamson is from Delaware, the other troopers, Gary Lewis, is from Grove City, and Ryan Mann is from Newark. style=

    New OSHP trooper

    Three New Troopers have joined the Ohio State Highway Patrol post at Mount Gilead. After six months of training in the patrol academy, they train 60 working days with experienced troopers. Thursday morning new trooper Breck Williamson, left, was with field training officer Mat Whims on a traffic stop in Mount Vernon. They train on all three shifts for three months before becoming full-time troopers. Williamson is from Delaware, the other troopers, Gary Lewis, is from Grove City, and Ryan Mann is from Newark. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

    Purchase

  • The inside of the new Mount Vernon Baptist Temple is spacious enough for its growing membership. The church on Floralwood Drive will be holding an open house this Sunday for residents of the area. style=

    Baptist Temple opening its doors

    The inside of the new Mount Vernon Baptist Temple is spacious enough for its growing membership. The church on Floralwood Drive will be holding an open house this Sunday for residents of the area. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

    Purchase

  • Award recipients at Thursday's Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month luncheon included, from left, Winnie McDonald, Julie Zimmerman, Rob McCluskey and Edith "Silly Lilly" Baker. Not pictured was Paul Sellers. style=

    Volunteers, supporters feted by KCBDD

    Award recipients at Thursday's Developmental Disabilities Awareness Month luncheon included, from left, Winnie McDonald, Julie Zimmerman, Rob McCluskey and Edith "Silly Lilly" Baker. Not pictured was Paul Sellers. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

    Purchase

  • Mount Vernon's Dakota Riley, left, wrestles Mentor's Colin Kramer in the opening round of the Division I 107-pound weight class at the OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament at the Schottenstein Center on Thursday. Riley won the match, 5-2. style=

    MV wrestlers Riley, Lybarger win; others bow out

    Mount Vernon's Dakota Riley, left, wrestles Mentor's Colin Kramer in the opening round of the Division I 107-pound weight class at the OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament at the Schottenstein Center on Thursday. Riley won the match, 5-2. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

    Purchase

  • Mount Vernon's Matt Lybarger, right, takes on Copley's Isaiah Wheeler in their Division I 182-pound opening round match at the OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament at the Ohio State University on Thursday. Lybarger won, 2-1. style=

    MV wrestlers Riley, Lybarger win; others bow out

    Mount Vernon's Matt Lybarger, right, takes on Copley's Isaiah Wheeler in their Division I 182-pound opening round match at the OHSAA State Wrestling Tournament at the Ohio State University on Thursday. Lybarger won, 2-1. (Photo by Geoff Cowles)

    Purchase

 

Rules: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don’t attack other commenters personally and keep your language decent. If a comment violates our comments standards, click the “X” in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member.