Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News March 27, 2013

Monroe Mills Road conditions cause for concern

MOUNT VERNON -- Joe Filipowicz of Howard met with the Knox County Commissioners last week to express concern for the condition of Monroe Mills Road near his home.

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Humane Society offers barn cat spay and neutering

MOUNT VERNON -- Martha Otto and Karen Jarvis of the Knox County Humane Society stopped at the Farmer's Breakfast last week to deliver the message that the humane society is offering reduced-rate spay and neutering for barn cats.

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Civil War draft law drew wrath of Harper

On March 3, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln signed the nation's first comprehensive conscription law.

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Computer scam reported locally

MOUNT VERNON -- The News was contacted by a Mount Vernon woman who received a phone call from someone claiming to be from Microsoft, telling her they wanted to assist her with necessary updates on her computer.

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Mount Vernon grad Richardson plays big role in NCAA title

SHENANDOAH, Texas -- As the 200-meter breaststroke concluded, Ian Richardson and the rest of his Kenyon College teammates looked up at the scoreboard to see where they stood.

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