Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News May 30, 2013

Motorcycle debate causes rift with Mount Vernon Police Department

MOUNT VERNON -- A Mount Vernon business man claims he has lost money since 2010 when Mount Vernon Police Chief Mike Merrilees took him off the wrecker rotation after a debate over who had the rights to a motorcycle left in storage for almost two years.

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Four individuals sworn in at Mount Vernon Fire Department

MOUNT VERNON -- "Your character is built on integrity ... it's built on honesty with yourself and those around you. Having integrity takes having values. Having integrity means that you do the right thing ... it is the foundation of character. And your character is defined by how you act and what you're doing when no one is looking."

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Rumors of a grand raid into Maryland and Pennsylvania

This item was published in the May 30, 1863, Democratic Banner: "The Pennsylvania papers give prominence to a rumor, founded on a statement of Mr. Barclay, that the rebels are making preparations for a grand raid into Maryland and Pennsylvania.

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Webster nears meet record at regionals

LANCASTER -- Fredericktown Freddies'high jumper Carolyn Webster leaped beyond her own personal best, nearly smashed through a meet record and landed in a state tournament berth for the second year in a row.

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New-look Royals drop home opener

MOUNT VERNON -- The Knox County Royals have a new look and, on Wednesday, the local fans had their first chance to see them.

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