Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News May 3, 2012

Students get up close with history

MOUNT VERNON -- Rising from his Washington College Hospital bed, Edgar Allan Poe -- aka Jim Stoner -- talked to students at Mount Vernon High School in a Chautauqua outreach program on Wednesday.

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Leaky situation concerns trustees

CENTERBURG -- Hilliar Township trustees met in emergency session Wednesday morning to try to find a solution for a major water leak at the Centerburg Cemetery, which is owned by the township.

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Class paper leads to book deal

MOUNT VERNON -- Zack Wall takes his writing seriously. So serious in fact, he turned a three-page creative writing assignment into 15 pages. Those initial pages were then the start of the 225-page book, "Inceptum."

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Mount Vernon 6-run comeback bid ends in defeat

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets mounted one of their most memorable comebacks all season -- only to see it wither away in a disastrous ninth inning.

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Jackets rally, fall short to Big Walnut

MOUNT VERNON -- Senior Night for the nine seniors on the Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets softball team was an especially emotional event.

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SpecTRACKular has best field in years

MOUNT VERNON -- The area's best track and field athletes are gearing up a strong night of competition when the 2011 Mount Vernon SpecTRACKular showcase kicks off on Friday.

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