According to Knox County Prosecutor John Thatcher, sixteen indictment were returned yesterday by the Knox County Grand Jury. Arraignment hearings in the cases are scheduled for January 18 before Common Pleas Court Judge Otho Eyster.
MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon has a new law director. Former Knox County assistant prosecutor Charles "Chip"McConville took the oath of office this morning in Mount Vernon's Municipal Courtroom and replaces former law director William Smith, who retired.
MOUNT VERNON -- Flu season is in full force, and the ailment is hitting the area hard.
GAMBIER -- In its first meeting of 2013 Monday night, with all members present, Gambier Village Council re-elected Tom Stamp to the position of president.
CENTERBURG -- Centerburg Village Council held its first meeting of 2013 Monday evening, and its first order of business was to re-elect Dave Beck as council president.
MOUNT VERNON -- Two employees and two volunteers of the CES Credit Union received awards from their peers at the 2012 CES Credit Union Employee and Volunteer Recognition event held recently.
COLUMBUS -- State Representative Margaret Ann Ruhl was sworn in as a member of the Ohio House of Representatives for the 130th General Assembly on Monday.
MOUNT VERNON -- A high school boys basketball game Wednesday featured an undefeated, but fledgling team from Mount Vernon, going down to defeat at the hands of their long-established crosstown rival, 76-63.
The Mount Vernon News welcomes your views on subjects of public interest.
Letters submitted for publication must be legible and bear the writer’s signature, address and daytime telephone number for verification.
Letters must deal with issues and will be edited to 400 words. Thank-you letters will not be accepted. Neither will letters from declared candidates.
No letters will be accepted concerning pending court cases.
Letter writers are limited to one letter every 30 days.
Letters may be sent to:
Letters to the Editor
Mount Vernon News
P.O. Box 791
Mount Vernon 43050
Fax: (740) 397-1321 E-mail: email@example.com
Please do not send as attachments.
If your paper is missing, please call our Service Department, at extension 233, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or on Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to Noon.
Published daily except Sunday and Christmas at P.O. Box 791, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050-0791
Report of babies born at hospitals other than Knox Community Hospital must be submitted in writing. Include parents’ names, address, age, baby’s sex, and date and place of birth. If either parent is under the age of 18, the signature of a parent or guardian is necessary for each of the baby’s underage parents.
Announcements should include the signature, address and telephone number of the source. Announcements may be dropped off at 18 E. Vine St., or mailed to Mount Vernon News, P.O. Box 791, Mount Vernon 43050-0791.
Obituary and death notices can be e-mail or faxed into the Mount Vernon
Fax: (740) 397-1321
Have an idea for a story or a question about one?Contact sports editor Bill Davis at 740-397-5333, ext. 247, E-mail or the sports desk at 740-397-5333, ext. 260. If you would like to submit a game result or statistics, E-mail or fax it to 740-397-1321; or call the numbers above. The sports desk is staffed Sunday through Friday from 7 to 11 p.m. Fax: (740) 397-1321