Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon Police Department is investigating a one-car crash Friday, around 2:30 p.m., in the 700 block of South Main Street. A Ford Escape collided with a power pole, snapping it in two places. The driver was transported to Knox Community Hospital by Mount Vernon Fire Department. No further information was available as of press time.

One-car accident

Mount Vernon Police Department is investigating a one-car crash Friday, around 2:30 p.m., in the 700 block of South Main Street.

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Joshua Morrison/News Mount Vernon Middle School’s seventh and eighth grade classes heard from over 40 professionals during the annual Career Day on Friday. United States Marshal Aaron Fisher spoke with his dog, Super Mario, about dog handling and law enforcement.

Career opportunities

Mount Vernon Middle School’s seventh and eighth grade classes heard from over 40 professionals during the annual Career Day on Friday.

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Joshua Morrison/News Dr. Robert Atwell asks a question of the Wiggin Street Elementary students before leading seven members of the OSU Alumni Band in “Hang on Sloopy.” Three pep rallies were held on Friday at three city schools — Wiggin Street, Columbia and Twin Oak. The OSU Alumni Band performed the classic Ohio State songs, introduced them to the instruments and included a short session on how to march.

Buckeye music lesson

Dr. Robert Atwell asks a question of the Wiggin Street Elementary students before leading seven members of the OSU Alumni Band in “Hang on Sloopy.”

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Joshua Morrison/News The Ohio Department of Transportation recently approved a grant for a safety projection on Sandusky Avenue, between Belmont and Tilden avenues.

ODOT helping with north side intersection

The city has received good news, City Engineer Brian Ball reported at the mayor’s weekly press briefing, the Ohio Department of Transportation has approved a grant to pay the real estate and engineering costs for the safety project on Sandusky Avenue at the intersections with Belmont Avenue and Tilden Avenue.

comments | Top Story | November 18, 2017, 2:15 am |

 

 


Allen V. Butler

Allen V. Butler, 87, of Ridgeway, passed away at 8:40 a.m., Sunday, Nov. 12, 2017, at the Hardin Hills Health Center, Kenton.

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Pam Schehl/News The best spellers in Danville are, first row, from left, fifth-grade champion Daniel Bradley and fifth-grade runner-up Ava Snively; second row, sixth-grade champion Olivia Keffer and sixth-grade runner-up Sophie Snively; third row, seventh-grade champion Ava Stiltner and seventh-grade runner-up Wryn Miller; and fourth row, eighth-grade champion Camie Newbold and eighth-grade runner-up Brooklyn Hess. The champions will compete in the All-County Spelling Bee on Jan. 11, 2018, in Mount Vernon Middle School at 7 p.m.

Danville’s top spellers

The champions will compete in the All-County Spelling Bee on Jan. 11, 2018, at the Mount Vernon Middle School at 7 p.m.

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