Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News June 21, 2013

Cancer survivors celebrate victory

MOUNT VERNON -- A celebration, fiesta style, was the scene Thursday evening at the Glenn A. Gallagher Centre.

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KCCC teacher faces firing

MOUNT VERNON -- After a lengthy executive session to confer with legal counsel, the Knox County Career Center board of education voted to suspend a teacher without pay Thursday night to consider contract termination proceedings.

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Schools reconfigure for kindergarten classes

MOUNT VERNON -- The Mount Vernon City school board is considering implementing all-day every-day kindergarten in order to give pupils the best start possible on their way to academic success.

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Jail numbers down

MOUNT VERNON -- Population at the Knox County Jail is at the unusually low level of only 42 local inmates and three federal prisoners, Sheriff Dave Shaffer reported Thursday during his monthly meeting with the Knox County commissioners.

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Freddie 4-H Nation shares projects

FREDERICKTOWN -- The Fredericktown Freddie 4-H Nation club members shared their projects in a demonstration fair Monday at the Fredericktown Administration Building.

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Militia preps for Saturday showdown

MOUNT VERNON -- The players stopped between plays to watch every time a car drove by the practice field, wondering if it was their special invited guest.

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