Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News March 16, 2012

Community shows support for Jefferson

MOUNT VERNON -- Nearly 100 community members, staff, parents, students and former students turned out for Thursday's Knox County Career Center school board meeting, as did two police officers hired by the board at a cost of $35 an hour.

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Rain washes up concerns about road

MONROE TOWNSHIP -- McDonald Road resident Rebecca Grubaugh watched as the hole on the gravel road grew bigger and bigger Thursday morning.

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Assessment begins for flooded areas

MOUNT VERNON -- After the torrential rains fell across Knox County in the pre-dawn hours of Thursday morning, water levels rose quickly.

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Lewis repeats as top cop

MOUNT VERNON -- Officer Qade Lewis didn't just make a good first impression at the Mount Vernon Police Department, he made good first and second impressions.

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Wiggin Street wins Battle of the Books

MOUNT VERNON -- From cave drawings to papyrus and from paper to the Kindle e-Reader, the written word has come a long way while one thing has remained constant: Reading, in any medium, is not only good for the brain but for the spirit.

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New businesses sprouting up

MOUNT VERNON -- Sewing and alterations as well as bridal and formal creations can now be found in Mount Vernon at Custom Bridal Creations at 3 Public Square.

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Logan named News Player of Year

MOUNT VERNON -- Ryan Logan was head and shoulders above his competition this season, both literally and figuratively.

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