News

Tarts a lighter post-holiday fare

Christmas has passed and the new year is right around the corner. After eating so many sweets and rich foods during this past weekend, it might be refreshing to ring in the new year with a lighter, healthier treat, like a rustic raspberry tart.

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Partnership makes push for recovery housing

The effort to establish a home for recovery housing, not to be confused with residential treatment, in Mount Vernon is on-going with a community partnership steering committee made up of members from Municipal Court, the Knox County Commissioners, United Way, Mental Health and Recovery and other supporters.

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Bethlehem buzzes at First Baptist Church

For many people, Christmas means weeks of anticipation, one day of celebration and then emotional deflation. But the buzz in Bethlehem surrounding the birth of Jesus continued at First Baptist Church Wednesday evening, as the community gathered to visit the hamlet set up in the church basement.

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Apple Valley house burns

Firefighters from four departments were called this morning to fight this house fire at 121 Lakeview Heights Drive in Apple Valley. Eastern Knox County Joint Fire District, Mount Vernon, College Township, and Bladensburg fire departments were on hand to battle the blaze in the back half of the home owned by Christopher Cunningham.

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Obituary

Robert D. Milligan

Robert D. Milligan, 69, of Mount Vernon, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, at his home surrounded by his loving family after his courageous battle from complications of Agent Orange.

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Sports

Pacers’ solid 2nd half enough to upend Jackets

Mount Vernon played Delaware Hayes tough on the Pacers’ home court on Wednesday, taking a one-point halftime lead after a slow first quarter. Hayes, however, raised the offensive tempo in the second half and the Yellow Jackets never caught up, falling 71-61 to their former Ohio Capital Conference rivals.

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