MOUNT VERNON -- Since the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County has had some ongoing problems with a very small group of individuals, it has contracted with a security service to patrol the main branch, inside and out.
MOUNT VERNON -- Maintaining county roads is increasingly difficult, not only in Knox County but across the state, as funding shortfalls increase rather like the cracks and potholes in the road.
MOUNT VERNON -- A Mount Vernon man awaiting sentencing from Licking County Court of Common Pleas on a charge of soliciting sex from a minor over the Internet is in the Lorain County Jail facing six more counts of the same charge of importuning.
MOUNT VERNON -- Mount Vernon residents could find it easier to voice an opinion on proposed City Council legislation with a recent change in language.
MOUNT VERNON -- A myriad of issues constantly bombard the average teen in today's society.
MOUNT VERNON -- Music is in the air, and the entire community is invited to a free performance by the all-county schools band on Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Memorial Theater in Mount Vernon.
UTICA -- The Fredericktown Freddies rolled into Utica on Tuesday to play their Mid-Buckeye Conference rival Redskins with a sense of purpose.
DANVILLE -- The Danville softball team finally got off the snide.
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