Mount Vernon News
 
 
  • These trees on Martinsburg Road, at the entrance to Mount Vernon Nazarene University, have grown up around power lines. Wednesday a crew was cutting away the limbs closest to the wires. Resident Tim Chestnut, who owns the property and trees on the right, said they are walnut believed to be more than 100 years old. Along with trees on the left on MVNU property, they form a canopy over the roadway. style=

    Trimming trees around the lines

    These trees on Martinsburg Road, at the entrance to Mount Vernon Nazarene University, have grown up around power lines. Wednesday a crew was cutting away the limbs closest to the wires. Resident Tim Chestnut, who owns the property and trees on the right, said they are walnut believed to be more than 100 years old. Along with trees on the left on MVNU property, they form a canopy over the roadway. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

    Purchase

  • Incoming sixth-grader Kendra Workman, center, and her family tour the Mount Vernon  middle school guided by art teacher Rhonda Doup, right. style=

    Tour and forum at MVMS

    Incoming sixth-grader Kendra Workman, center, and her family tour the Mount Vernon middle school guided by art teacher Rhonda Doup, right. (Photo by Pam Schehl)

    Purchase

  • OSU President E. Gordon Gee is flanked by university students as he addresses the crowd gathered Wednesday at a state tour stop near Millwood. style=

    OSU president makes stop in Knox County

    OSU President E. Gordon Gee is flanked by university students as he addresses the crowd gathered Wednesday at a state tour stop near Millwood. (Photo by Alan Reed)

    Purchase

  • One of the two traffic lights at the Coshocton Road, Highland and Eastgate Drives was damaged when it was hit by the top of tractor-trailor Wednesday. As a result, other trucks passing by were hitting the light. City street employees Tom Hinkle (in the bucket) and Darren Tyson removed the light. It will be replaced when the street construction is complete. style=

    Taking down the light

    One of the two traffic lights at the Coshocton Road, Highland and Eastgate Drives was damaged when it was hit by the top of tractor-trailor Wednesday. As a result, other trucks passing by were hitting the light. City street employees Tom Hinkle (in the bucket) and Darren Tyson removed the light. It will be replaced when the street construction is complete. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

    Purchase

  • A line of East Knox and Danville school districts residents line up at the entrance to St. Luke Community Center on Wednesday where vouchers for clothing, school supplies and taxable items are distributed. Many of them were not able to get the vouchers that ran out shortly after the doors opened. style=

    Back-to-school vouchers go quickly

    A line of East Knox and Danville school districts residents line up at the entrance to St. Luke Community Center on Wednesday where vouchers for clothing, school supplies and taxable items are distributed. Many of them were not able to get the vouchers that ran out shortly after the doors opened. (Photo by Rhonda Bletner)

    Purchase

  • Assistant manager of the Danville Interchurch branch Cindy Martin, at right, helps Victoria Ford complete the forms for the back-to-school vouchers. She holds one of her seven children, while two of her daughters look over her shoulder. Son, Brian sits in the stroller, guided by father, Timothy Bowers, that holds the youngest family member, 5-month-old Sophia. style=

    Back-to-school vouchers go quickly

    Assistant manager of the Danville Interchurch branch Cindy Martin, at right, helps Victoria Ford complete the forms for the back-to-school vouchers. She holds one of her seven children, while two of her daughters look over her shoulder. Son, Brian sits in the stroller, guided by father, Timothy Bowers, that holds the youngest family member, 5-month-old Sophia. (Photo by Rhonda Bletner)

    Purchase

  • Mount Vernon’s Robert Williams measures a putt on the 14th green in the first Ohio Capital Conference tournament at Apple Valley Golf Course on Wednesday. style=

    Jackets improving, place third in OCC

    Mount Vernon’s Robert Williams measures a putt on the 14th green in the first Ohio Capital Conference tournament at Apple Valley Golf Course on Wednesday. (Photo by Bill Davis)

    Purchase

 

Rules: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don’t attack other commenters personally and keep your language decent. If a comment violates our comments standards, click the “X” in the upper right corner of the comment box to report abuse. To post comments, you must be a Facebook member.