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Joshua Morrison/News With daytime temperatures in the low 90s and the heat index close to 100, Hiawatha Waterpark/Pool, 100 Sychar Road, was one of the ways people found to cool down Monday. “It’s been a busy few days” Pool Manager Joy Clinger told the News. Since Sunday, the pool has seen the highest number of visitors this season.

Beating the heat

With daytime temperatures in the low 90s and the heat index close to 100, Hiawatha Waterpark/Pool, 100 Sychar Road, was one of the ways people found to cool down Monday.

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June 19, 2018

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Fred Main/News From advertising and circulation to editorial and press room operations, visitors from New Hope Industries learned about the many departments that make up the Mount Vernon News while they toured the downtown facility Wednesday. Guiding the tour is News Advertising Managing Corby Wise, at right.

Educational tour

From advertising and circulation to editorial and press room operations, visitors from New Hope Industries learned about the many departments that make up the Mount Vernon News while they toured the downtown facility Wednesday.

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June 14, 2018

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Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon Police Department Officer Matthew Jones and K-9 DJ, center, accept a donation of $2,000 Monday from the Mount Vernon VFW Post 4027, presented by Post Commander Steve Lybarger, left, and Canteen Manager Jill Slaughter, right. The donation, raised through the post’s charitable bingo, will go toward supplies for MVPD’s K-9 units. Jones and DJ started work as the MVPD’s second K-9 unit March 25.

Bingo benefits K-9

Mount Vernon Police Department Officer Matthew Jones and K-9 DJ, center, accept a donation of $2,000 Monday from the Mount Vernon VFW Post 4027, presented by Post Commander Steve Lybarger, left, and Canteen Manager Jill Slaughter, right.

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June 5, 2018

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Joshua Morrison/News Monday afternoon, before 2:15 p.m., a tractor-trailer traveling east on U.S. 62, near Martinsburg, went left of center, drove off the left side of the road, striking a guardrail twice and landing on its side at the bottom of an embankment. The driver, Andrew Richmond, 27, Cincinnati, was treated at the scene. He was cited for failure to control.

Bumpy ride

Monday afternoon, before 2:15 p.m., a tractor-trailer traveling east on U.S. 62, near Martinsburg, went left of center, drove off the left side of the road, striking a guardrail twice and landing on its side at the bottom of an embankment.

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June 5, 2018

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Joshua Morrison/News North Main Street is now open to traffic after being closed for over a month while progress continued on the Pleasant Street surface and water line improvement project. Pleasant Street, between Gay and Mulberry streets, remains closed.

North Main reopens

North Main Street is now open to traffic after being closed for over a month while progress continued on the Pleasant Street surface and water line improvement project.

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May 30, 2018

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