Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News March 28, 2012

Missing Mount Vernon girl safe

MOUNT VERNON -- A 14-year-old Mount Vernon girl who had been reported missing since Sunday is safe, according to Knox County Sheriff David Barber.

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Utica helps out a classmate

UTICA -- It had been quite a while since she had seen her classmates and friends, so last week's visit to Utica Elementary School was a happy return for Magi McCullough.

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Discover the allure of wood

GAMBIER -- In this day of plastics and other synthetic materials, wood maintains its allure, and on Tuesday, community members had the opportunity to learn more about its importance during Kenyon College's "Working in Wood"forum.

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Orchards keeping an eye on fruits after frost

MOUNT VERNON -- It's too early to tell whether Tuesday morning's frost was enough to damage local fruit crops.

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EMA plays major role if severe weather strikes

MOUNT VERNON -- When severe weather happens, emergency personnel go on high alert in order to be ready to act quickly and efficiently, and the Knox County Emergency Management Agency plays a major role in notification and planning.

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Stacy, Sites honored with awards

MOUNT VERNON -- Two employees of the Knox County Career Center have received special recognition from their peers.

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Adding some spice to their cooking

APPLE VALLEY -- Bored with preparing the same old meals day in and day out and wanting to add some spice to their time in the kitchen, some Apple Valley residents are taking advantage of a monthly cooking class held in Floral Valley.

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Roden, Wellman lead Mount Vernon to convincing 8-1 victory

MOUNT VERNON -- If their home opener is any indication, the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets have a lot of good things to look forward to in 2012.

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Freddies fight to end, fall to Elgin

FREDERICKTOWN -- The Fredericktown Freddies (0-2) fought back from a four-run deficit, but the comeback fell a little bit short on Tuesday afternoon as the visiting Elgin Rockets escaped with a 6-4 win in interconference softball action.

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