MOUNT VERNON -- A dedicated corps of volunteers help make the hot lunch program at St. Vincent de Paul School a success, and what some call the best school cafeteria in the county.
MOUNT VERNON -- Max Winters'dream was remembered after he passed away in May at the Ohio Eastern Star Home on Gambier Road.
On Sept. 2, 1862, readers of the Democratic Banner were confronted with the news of another major Union defeat in Virginia: The Second Battle of Bull Run.
Ruth Weidemeyer would drive home from visiting her parents, both suffering from Alzheimer's Disease, praying, "Please, God, don't let him (Dad) forget Mom and me."
MOUNT VERNON -- For a football team, winning can be a habit. Losing can be one, too.
DANVILLE -- The second week of Mid-Buckeye Conference play already has area football teams fighting for the top spot in their race for the league title.
East Knox (3-1, 1-0) ran wild against Utica last week, getting 208 yards and two TDs from Mason Lyon and four scores from Dylan Wears to win, 40-20.
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