Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News June 20, 2013

Mount Vernon plans for new kindergarten model

MOUNT VERNON -- The implementation of all-day every-day kindergarten classes was the major topic discussed when the Mount Vernon City Schools Board of Education met in a special work session June 6, and the board is giving serious consideration to making the schedule change at the start of the 2013-14 school year.

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Health dept prepares for disaster situations

MOUNT VERNON -- Improving public health and providing a variety of services has always been the focus of the Knox County Health Department.

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Danville BOE grills state rep

DANVILLE -- The Danville school board on Monday took advantage of an opportunity to express concerns to state Rep. Margaret Ann Ruhl.

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Democratic Banner: Lee heads north again

The June 20, 1863, issue of the Democratic Banner contained a column of the reports and rumors coming out of Pennsylvania that Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia had invaded the north again.

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Driver hit gas instead of brake before crash

MOUNT VERNON -- Extensive damage to a sunroom was the result of a car crashing into a house in the 200 block of East Chestnut Street on Tuesday morning. Officers with the Mount Vernon Police Department and Mount Vernon Fire Department responded to the crash which involved three vehicles.

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Young careers continue with Blaze

FREDERICKTOWN -- It's a big step from Little League to high school baseball. For many, that step can also be a good, strong dose of reality.

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