Mount Vernon News
 
 
  • Students at Columbia Elementary School prepared cards for veterans. Winning “Salute” certificates for exceptional efforts were, first row, from left, Cameron McNamara, Chloe Calbert, Brady Kaufman and Dominic Fuscalde. Second row, from left, are Kloie Wright, Megan Chamberlin, Meke Waal, Ben Kramer, Mattie Butler, Logan Kaufman, Jillian Short and Connor Fisher; third row, from left, are, Kevin Henthorn, executive director of the Knox County Veterans Office; art instructor Patti Coates; and the Rev. Bob Alexander of South Vernon United Methodist Church. style=

    Columbia students send card ‘salute’ to area veterans

    Students at Columbia Elementary School prepared cards for veterans. Winning “Salute” certificates for exceptional efforts were, first row, from left, Cameron McNamara, Chloe Calbert, Brady Kaufman and Dominic Fuscalde. Second row, from left, are Kloie Wright, Megan Chamberlin, Meke Waal, Ben Kramer, Mattie Butler, Logan Kaufman, Jillian Short and Connor Fisher; third row, from left, are, Kevin Henthorn, executive director of the Knox County Veterans Office; art instructor Patti Coates; and the Rev. Bob Alexander of South Vernon United Methodist Church. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

    Purchase

  • Kevin Henthorn, executive director of the Knox County Veterans Service Office, was the keynote speaker for the annual Veterans Day ceremony on Public Square in Mount Vernon on Sunday. style=

    Veterans honored at Mount Vernon ceremony

    Kevin Henthorn, executive director of the Knox County Veterans Service Office, was the keynote speaker for the annual Veterans Day ceremony on Public Square in Mount Vernon on Sunday. (Photo by Chuck Martin)

    Purchase

  • A Veterans Day program at the Mount Vernon Walmart Store honored associates who are veterans of the Armed Forces. Taking part in Saturday’s ceremony are, from left Duane Doup, Clint Scheuenke, Charlie Reynolds and store manager Dennis Earnest. style=

    Service honored

    A Veterans Day program at the Mount Vernon Walmart Store honored associates who are veterans of the Armed Forces. Taking part in Saturday’s ceremony are, from left Duane Doup, Clint Scheuenke, Charlie Reynolds and store manager Dennis Earnest. (Photo by Virgil Shipley)

    Purchase

  • Auctioneer John Ruckman sells a wide variety of wares at the AMVETS auxiliary event with help from Priscilla Cunningham and Barbara Valley. Displaying the sale items to buyers is Charlotte Sebach. style=

    Auxiliary raises move for children’s Christmas gifts

    Auctioneer John Ruckman sells a wide variety of wares at the AMVETS auxiliary event with help from Priscilla Cunningham and Barbara Valley. Displaying the sale items to buyers is Charlotte Sebach. (Photo by Rhonda Bletner)

    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.