Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News March 22, 2013

Howard wastewater plant nearing completion

MOUNT VERNON -- Work is progressing at the new wastewater treatment plant in Howard as the plant is expected to be up and running by early April.

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Sheriff looking at Tasers for deputies

MOUNT VERNON -- Knox County Sheriff Dave Shaffer told the county commissioners he is still working on funding for his plan to equip all the deputies with Tasers.

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Siege of Vicksburg articles were sometimes misleading

An item in the Feb. 28, 1863, Democratic Banner gave readers the wrong impression of what was going on at Vicksburg, Miss.

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Mount Vernon star headed to NCAA Big Dance

COLUMBUS -- "Here's a small town girl that, through hard work and effort and single-mindedness, has made it to the Big Time."

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