Mount Vernon News

Kay Culbertson


Liz Lutwick

Assistant Publisher


Circulation Mailbox

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Michelle Hartman

Newspaper in Education/Circulation/MIDS manager

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Fred Main

Managing Editor

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Nick Sabo

City Editor

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Joshua Morrison

Photographer/Digital Services

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Eli Chung

Staff Reporter

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Jamie Holland

Staff Reporter

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Larry Di Giovanni

Staff Reporter

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Hannah Devolld

Staff Reporter

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Michael Rich

Sports Editor

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Cody Strawser

Sports Reporter

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Todd Cline

Sports Reporter

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Geoff Cowles

Sports Reporter

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Denise Hess

Advertising Sales

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Rob Curtis

Advertising Sales

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Sheryl Shannon

Advertising Sales

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Corby Wise

Advertising Manager

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Dean Hammons

Press Room Manager

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Alison Doolittle

Classified Sales

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Josh Worster

Ad Design Manager

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Paula Imhoff

Ad Designer

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Allison Montgomery

Ad Designer

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Carol Hess

Accounts Payable/Receivable

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How to reach us

Toll Free (in Ohio) 1-800-772-5333

Elsewhere (740) 397-5333

Subscriptions (740) 397-5333 ext. 232, 231, 230


Fax Number
(740) 397-1321

Mailing Address
PO Box 791
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050

Street Address
18 East Vine Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050

  • Kay H. Culbertson – Publisher
  • Elizabeth Lutwick – Assistant. Publisher
  • Fred Main – Managing Editor
  • Corby Wise – Advertising Mgr.
  • Michelle Hartman – Circulation Mgr.

  • Missing Paper?

    If your paper is missing, please call our Service Department, at extension 233, from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. Monday through Friday, or on Saturday from 6:30 a.m. to Noon.

    Published daily except Sunday and Christmas at P.O. Box 791, Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050-0791

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    Birth announcements

    Report of babies born at hospitals other than Knox Community Hospital must be submitted in writing. Include parents’ names, address, age, baby’s sex, and date and place of birth. If either parent is under the age of 18, the signature of a parent or guardian is necessary for each of the baby’s underage parents.

    Announcements should include the signature, address and telephone number of the source. Announcements may be dropped off at 18 E. Vine St., or mailed to Mount Vernon News, P.O. Box 791, Mount Vernon 43050-0791.


    Obituary and death notices can be e-mail or faxed into the Mount Vernon News.
    Fax: (740) 397-1321


    Have an idea for a story or a question about one?

    Contact sports editor Erick Starkey at 740-397-5333, ext. 247, or by ; or the sports desk at 740-397-5333, ext. 260.

    If you would like to submit a game result or statistics, ; fax it to 740-397-1321; or call the numbers above. The sports desk is staffed Sunday through Friday from 7 to 11 p.m.