MOUNT VERNON -- Mary K. McGregor, 32, of Mount Vernon, who pleaded guilty to trafficking in heroin and permitting drug abuse, was sentenced Tuesday by Common Pleas Judge Otho Eyster.
MOUNT VERNON -- Greg Cook, Farm Services Agency program technician, is vying for the national Distinguished Service to Agriculture award after receiving the Midwest area award.
Two short items ran in the March 28, 1863, Democratic Banner about an incident in Noble County.
MOUNT VERNON -- Practical advice for teenagers from an experienced standpoint will be the focus Sunday at Mount Vernon Nazarene University.
MOUNT VERNON -- Skin tests for exposure to tuberculosis are currently being limited to priority risk groups, due to a recently announced shortage of the product Tubersol.
DANVILLE -- The Danville school board on Monday approved end-of-year graduation and senior activities for the class of 2013.
MOUNT VERNON -- It was a game that was shortened by the run rule but lasted a week.
HOWARD -- Mother Nature brought an abrupt halt Tuesday to what had been one of the better defensive softball games of the season.
GAMBIER -- "Almost every minute of every day, you are making a decision."
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