FREDERICKTOWN -- Fire Wednesday morning destroyed a barn and a camper on the property of Trent Wine at 10538 Leedy Road, Fredericktown Fire Chief Scott Mast reported.
MOUNT VERNON -- A Mount Vernon man who has been wanted on an outstanding arrest warrant for aggravated menacing has turned himself in.
MOUNT VERNON -- Automatic federal spending cuts went into effect this year as part the Budget Control Act which President Barack Obama signed into law in August 2011.
The same day -- April 30, 1863 -- that the Army of the Potomac stopped its advance into the Wilderness around the Chancellor house, Gen. Ulysses S. Grant began his move across the Mississippi River south of Vicksburg.
DELAWARE -- When the fourth-ranked Mount Vernon Yellow Jackets went to Buckeye Valley High School to face Dublin Scioto in Wednesday's Division II East Regional semifinal, they knew it wasn't going to be easy.
DANVILLE -- Danville Blue Devils head baseball coach Brian Bratton could be heard spouting a motto in the dugout during Wednesday's sectional final.
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