Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News April 14, 2012

Farm checks illness at the door

MOUNT GILEAD -- Paul Newman is remembered in this part of the country as a 1949 graduate of Kenyon College, an Oscar-winning actor, an accomplished sports car racer, founder of Newman's Own foods, and as a philanthropist.

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Marty Raybon: A singer's singer

MOUNT VERNON -- Respect from your peers says a great deal about a person in any occupation, and nowhere is that more true than in the music industry.

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Conway named honorary parade marshal

MOUNT VERNON -- Conard "Dude"Conway, a veteran of World War II, will serve as the honorary marshal of this year's Memorial Day parade and ceremony on May 28, Mayor Richard Mavis said Friday.

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Tax return deadline Tuesday

MOUNT VERNON -- Only a couple of days remain for those who have not sent in their 2011 federal, state or city tax returns.

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Burglaries can be averted, says MVPD

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon Police Department is currently investigating a number of residential burglaries and hopes to get some information from citizens that may keep residents, and their neighbors, from becoming victims.

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Big third inning lifts Mount Vernon past Watkins

MOUNT VERNON -- It took them a while to find their groove, but once the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets did, it was smooth sailing.

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Jackets buzz past Franklin Heights

MOUNT VERNON -- In recent history, Mount Vernon hasn't had much problem with Franklin Heights.

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Freddies trounce Danville, 17-0

DANVILLE -- The Fredericktown Freddies got a one-hit shutout from pitcher Justin Snyder, but they hardly needed it.

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OHSAA to add 7th football division

COLUMBUS -- Playoff football in Ohio is about to get a little more hectic.

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