Mount Vernon News

Mount Vernon News June 28, 2013

Horlacher, Wallace win titles at USA Days

CENTERBURG -- Centerburg Memorial Park was a little soggy Thursday evening, but the muggy weather for the Heart of Ohio USA Days festival didn't dampen the smiles of the contestants and spectators at the 2013 Little Miss Liberty and Little Uncle Sammy "pageant."

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City officials get training in records retention

MOUNT VERNON -- Accurate and proper records retention has been a topic for township, county and city entities as of late.

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Theodorelous still loves to fly

MOUNT VERNON -- In 2006, Susan Theodorelous of Troy became the first woman to fly a WACO biplane to the National WACO Club's annual reunion.

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Township fire talks continue

MOUNT VERNON -- Talks between the city of Mount Vernon and Monroe and College townships are proceeding slowly and carefully as each township tries to define what it wants and how to get there.

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Vets stand to gain from executive order

Many Ohio veterans are entitled to bonuses for active-duty service during the Persian Gulf, Iraq and Afghanistan Wars, and also stand to gain from a recent Executive Order by Governor John Kasich, but application deadlines apply for some of the benefits.

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Spearman name carries tradition in racing

MOUNT VERNON -- Even though he spends a majority of his time in the hot conditions of Jeld-Wen Windows and Doors, Mike Spearman still manages to find time to partake in his favorite activity -- harness racing.

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