MOUNT VERNON -- It's been nearly 11 years since Keith Stuart stepped into the pulpit as pastor at First Congregational United Church of Christ.
MOUNT VERNON -- "Go out and make a difference in the world in which you live."That was the charge given to 27 individuals who received diplomas Friday evening during the Knox County Christian Home School Association's graduation ceremony at Lakeholm Church of the Nazarene.
MOUNT VERNON -- As work on Coshocton Avenue gets under way, drivers are finding alternate routes around the construction zone, creating more traffic on other streets, including Vernonview, Teryl, East High and other streets.
MOUNT VERNON -- On Friday, May 11, Knox County Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster sentenced Ryan F. Smith, 27, Mount Vernon, to four years in prison on charges of burglary, breaking and entering, receiving stolen property and misuse of a credit card.
MOUNT VERNON -- A new home is now in place for Preventive Maintenance Medical Services Inc. Owners Todd and Sharon Fitzpatrick recently moved their business from 12059 Tucker Road to 307 Harcourt Road.
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