Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News August 3, 2012

Biggest little fair just down the road

CROTON -- The Hartford Fair, which begins Sunday in Croton, will offer all of the delights of a country fair, including some top country music.

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Brinkhaven Post Office to remain open, for now

BRINKHAVEN -- A community meeting is being planned sometime in the near future to discuss the status of the Brinkhaven Post Office.

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Euchre club finds new home

MOUNT VERNON -- A new location has been secured for those participating in the local euchre club which has been previously meeting at The Station Break Senior Center.

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Rumors fly about General Curtis

Although most attention in July of 1862 was on events at Richmond, the Democratic Banner did not ignore other war news.

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County won't get discount

MOUNT VERNON -- Knox County Safety and Loss Control Director Emily Marth told the Knox County Commissioners on Thursday that due to the traffic accident that killed a highway worker near Gambier last year, the county will no longer get the group discount offered for Workers'Compensation insurance under a program through the County Commissioners Association of Ohio.

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Mount Vernon gymnast aims for 2016 games

MOUNT VERNON -- As Gabby Douglas stood on the podium in London with her gold medal in the women's gymnastics all-around, 12-year-old Brittany Shaw sat and watched from her Mount Vernon home.

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