Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News March 20, 2012

Kasich discusses jobs while in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON -- "Ohio is the No. 1 job creating state in the Midwest and fifth in the United States,"Gov. John Kasich told a crowd of about 40 to 50 people at Sips Coffee House on Monday afternoon.

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Breeces honored with Biggs Award

MOUNT VERNON -- Monday was "Ag Day"for the Mount Vernon Kiwanis Club, which named long-time farmer and educator Brian Breece as the recipient of the 2012 Luke B. Biggs Award during its regular Monday luncheon at The Alcove.

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Vickers sentenced for theft from city

MOUNT VERNON -- Former Mount Vernon City employee Greg Vickers appeared before Judge Paul Spurgeon in Mount Vernon Municipal Court on Monday morning for sentencing on four counts of petty theft.

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Water tower going up in Fredericktown

FREDERICKTOWN -- Late this spring, the new 300,000-gallon water tower should start going up on Phoenix Parkway.

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Eight indicted by grand jury in March

MOUNT VERNON -- Eight indictments were handed down by the Knox County Grand Jury in March, according to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher.

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Danville, RITA join forces for income tax collection

DANVILLE -- Danville Village Council took another step toward getting help with the collection of income tax in the village.

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Wildlife items available at KSWCD

MOUNT VERNON -- Tree seedlings, bird feeders and nest boxes are among items available each year from the Knox Soil &Water Conservation District.

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Best high school hoops players in area play tonight

SPARTA -- For many of the 40 players who will participate in this year's Mount Vernon News All-Star Senior Showcase, this will be the last game of their basketball career.

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